Fleet Management

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

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9th November 2018

Autonomous Trucking Seen as Boosting Safety, Reducing Costs

Autonomous trucks are on the way, but many global transport companies feel the high cost of investment is a deterrent to adoption, a survey finds.

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2nd November 2018

AT&T & Daimler Partner on Connected Trucks, Fleet Services

AT&T is bringing its Detroit Connect telematics and fleet management platform to Daimler trucks in Europe and Australia.

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30th October 2018

Fleet Managers Give UK Budget Mixed Reception

Two fleet management trade organizations have responded in contrasting ways to UK Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget. The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) praised Hammond for saying he...

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16th October 2018

Volvo Trials Alexa For Fleet Managers

Volvo has begun trialing voice activated in-cab personal assistants specifically aimed at the fleet operator. The automaker is testing Amazon Alexa as a way of activating its Volvo Fleet...

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4th October 2018

MiX Claims Telematics Will Improve Driver Safety

MiX Telematics has agreed to provide its technology to an unnamed North American FMCG company. It claims this will improve company drivers’ safety. The tech being deployed includes MiX...

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2nd October 2018

Volvo Launching Electric Trucks in California

Volvo Trucks will start demonstrating all-electric trucks in California next year, with a view to commercializing them across North America in 2020. The project is a collaboration between Volvo...

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21st September 2018

Fleet Managers Think EVs Overhyped, Diesel Unfairly Tarnished

A survey suggests fleet managers think electric vehicles won’t be the growth market many assume, and diesel vehicles’ reputation for producing emissions is unfair. BT’s Operational Fleet Insight: Clean...

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18th September 2018

Daimler & Hermes Partner on Electric Truck Trials

The Mercedes-Benz eActros electric commercial truck continues Daimler's rapid development of sustainable trucking technology. Now, Hermes will help with additional testing.

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17th September 2018

Automated Trucking Best Suited for Highways in Florida, California

A report from Inrix, which identified the best routes in the US for automated trucking development, put highways in the Sunshine State and the Golden State at the top.

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13th September 2018

Volvo Autonomous Electric Truck Boasts Low Noise, Zero Emissions

Volvo, the world's second-biggest truck maker, unveiled a self-driving electric truck that is compatible with existing load carriers/trailers.

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13th September 2018

German Public Warming to Driverless Trucks, Bosch Says

Automotive tech giant Bosch has conducted a survey suggesting increasing numbers of Germans are comfortable with sharing major roads with fleets of autonomous trucks. The survey revealed 37% of...

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