Fuel / Technology: Connected

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USDOT Seeks to Make Automated Vehicles More Accessible to People with Disabilities

April 23, 2020The U. S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) opened the first stage of its Inclusive Design Challenge on Tuesday, offering a national prize for designs that make automated vehicles more accessible to those with disabilities

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ACT 101: What are Autonomous Vehicles?

March 16, 2020Autonomous vehicles (AVs) rely on technology that allows the vehicle to become “self-driving” by sensing the surrounding environment of roadways, traffic lights, pedestrians, and other vehicles.

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Rose Rocket Announces Integration of Order Management Platform with Geotab

March 16, 2020Rose Rocket announced its order management platform is available for use with Geotab’s software development kit, allowing for integration with the Geotab platform. The integration will allow carriers to use both GPS and hours-of-service data to offer shippers track-and-trace tools through the user interface.

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ACT Expo Welcomes Volvo Group’s Lars Stenqvist as Morning Keynote Speaker

March 5, 2020Lars Stenqvist, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Volvo Group, will take the stage at this year’s ACT Expo to discuss the trends shaping a global market and redefining the transportation industry.

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Investments Drive Sustainable Transportation Growth

February 27, 2020The ACT Expo Investor Summit, launching this year at ACT Expo, is a first-of-its-kind event to focus on investing in the clean fleet market.

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Geotab, Allison Pair for Improved Fleet Management

February 27, 2020Allison Transmission has come to the Geotab Marketplace, giving fleets simpler access to data on the health of their transmissions.

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Navistar Simplifies Fleet Management with New Programs

February 26, 2020During February’s Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Navistar International announced new service and connectivity initiatives meant to simplify vehicle maintenance, improve uptime, and reduce total cost of ownership.

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Today’s Pickup: Even at a maintenance show, connectivity and electrification dominate

February 24, 2020The American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting is taking place this week in Atlanta, and even at a show that has traditionally had a heavy maintenance focus, electrification remains the main topic.

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Georgia DOT to Expand Connected Vehicle Technology in Atlanta

February 10, 2020The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to hear from the private sector about ways to use connected vehicle technology on roadways in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

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DOT’s Elaine Chao Announces ADAS, Connected Technology Programs

January 16, 2020Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced several initiatives relating to connected vehicle technologies and advanced driver assistance systems before a crowd of industry representatives Jan. 15.

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Transportation Heavy Hitters Form ACT Fleet Forum

January 9, 2020Major U.S.-based fleets have joined together to form the ACT Fleet Forum, an educational initiative that allows participants to share best practices on clean transportation technologies.

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Navistar Taps Telematics to Gain Intelligence on Truck Rivals

December 17, 2019Navistar uses its OnCommand Connection digital fleet-management tool to gain critical business intelligence about the performance of rival truck companies.

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Shell Looks at the Future of Fuel

November 27, 2019The company is making a compelling case for the future of new fuel and powertrain technologies.  

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The Future of Fleet is Here, at ACT Expo

November 20, 2019ACT Expo showcases the applications of the latest transportation technologies, drivetrains, and clean fuels.

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How connectivity leads to efficiency in trucking

November 6, 2019Connectivity via telematics devices, vehicle sensors, mobile devices and more, provides fleets with a wealth of information about how the truck is behaving.

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How Can Connectivity Improve Trucking Efficiencies?

Learn how connectivity can improve trucking efficiency in this one-hour webinar, presented in partnership with NACFE.

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