Fuel / Technology: Connected

Steve Carlisle of GM

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: GM Envisions a Future with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion

September 29, 2020An ACT Virtual Executive Interview with Steve Carlisle to learn firsthand how GM is working towards a zero emission future.

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ACT Virtual Wraps Module 2 of Online Event Series

September 2, 2020ACT Virtual brought together over 1,000 transportation executives for three fleet-focused days of content on the latest battery technology, connected technology and natural gas solutions available to fleets. ACT Virtual “Module 2” included talks from top executives and fleet leaders, advanced transportation product announcements and technology demonstrations, video networking roundtables, a virtual exhibit hall, and more.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

The benefits of connectivity

August 26, 2020The ability to predict parts failures and to develop VIN-specific preventive maintenance programs are two benefits that fleets can achieve if harnessing the power of connectivity.

via Truck News

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ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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“Advanced Transportation Investor Summit” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series

July 21, 2020Join organizers of the largest advanced transportation event—ACT Expo—for a first-of-its-kind “Advanced Transportation Investor Summit,” at ACT Virtual.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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ACT Goes Virtual with Fleet Education

June 18, 2020ACT Virtual will feature 19 days of unique programming on the trends, policies, and technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

Fleet Owner

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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

via Transportation Today News

Autonomous Vehicle

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.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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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.

via FreightWaves

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.

ACT Expo


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.

Fleet Owner

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.

via TruckingInfo.com

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.

via TruckingInfo.com

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.

via FreightWaves

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.

via Transport Topics Online

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.

via Transport Topics Online