Fleet Management

6th March 2019

Telematics Sticks-and-Carrots Still Most Effective for Fleet Management

When it comes to facing up to the challenge of managing large fleets, a combination of a fragmented device landscape and a changing mix of drivers can pose significant...

By Andrew Williams

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26th February 2019

Alliance Survey Says Most SMEs Believe Fleets Will Be Autonomous in 20 Years

More than half of the world’s small businesses believe in 20 years their commercial fleets will be fully autonomous while two-thirds say they will be all electric. Those are...

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13th February 2019

Electric Bus Simulation Tech Launched

Technology claiming to help city managers simulate different routes and scenarios for electric buses is being introduced. Innovation in Transportation (INIT), a public transport IT supplier, is rolling out...

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28th January 2019

Cameras Taking a Lead Role in Fleet Telematics

Fleet operators have long understood the value of telematics solutions that let them know where vehicles are, how they’re performing, and, more recently, how drivers behave. Adding video cameras...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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21st January 2019

Construction Giant Claims First LTE-Operated Mining AVs

A major construction equipment manufacturer claims it is the first company to begin operating autonomous mining vehicles using long-term evolution (LTE) infrastructure. Komatsu America says its FrontRunner autonomous haulage...

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16th January 2019

TuSimple Expanding Routes for Self-Driving Trucks

TuSimple is expanding the routes for its fleet of self driving trucks in an effort to quickly help the industry beat low margins and battle declining numbers of drivers.

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14th January 2019

Telecoms Start-Up Developing 5G in-Vehicle Fleet Smartphone

A Montreal telecoms start-up is developing a 5G ‘in-vehicle’ smartphone aimed at fleet vehicles. Siyata Mobile claims fleet managers will be able to configure the device according to different...

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8th January 2019

Tech Companies Partner for Distracted Driving System

Two technology companies have joined forces to launch tech they claim can reduce distractions for fleet vehicle drivers. Motion Intelligence has developed a system that connects VOXX Advanced Solutions’...

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20th December 2018

Volkswagen Acquires Volvo’s Telematics Subsidiary

Volkswagen is buying Volvo’s telematics subsidiary, WirelessCar, aiming to expand its push into the connected fleet market. The automaker hopes the deal will conclude within the first half of...

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18th December 2018

75,000 More Telematics-Connected Avis Cars Being Deployed

Avis Budget Group is adding another 75,000 vehicles equipped with telematics consoles to its fleet of rental cars. The consoles connect the cars to Avis Budget’s cloud-based connected vehicle...

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14th December 2018

ELD Pumps Up the Data Stream for Trucking Fleets

In December 2017 the first deadline to comply to the FMCSA rule, the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) Mandate, was reached. Since then, according to some media reports, the mandate...

By Graham Jarvis

28th November 2018

Most UK Fleet Managers Expect Pre-2028 Electrification

A survey has found 89% of UK fleet managers expect their fleets to be dominated by electric trucks before 2028. The overwhelming statistic was uncovered in a study conducted...

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