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ACT Expo Announces Agenda, Upcoming Webinar Series

May 6, 2021ACT Expo returns to Long Beach August 30 through September 2, 2021, setting the stage for another innovative event.

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Minnesota Gov’s Advisory Council on Connected and Automated Vehicles releases 2020 annual report

April 7, 2021The Minnesota Governor’s Advisory Council on Connected and Automated Vehicles said in its annual report Monday that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the state was able to move forward toward readiness for Connected and Automated Vehicles.

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Leclanché introduces modular high-energy battery system for hybrid & fully electric trucks & buses

February 1, 2021Leclanché SA has developed a modular, all-in-one, high-performance battery system optimized for powering new and retrofit hybrid and fully electric commercial vehicles.

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ACT Expo 2021: New Year, Another Innovative Experience

January 27, 2021ACT Expo returns to Long Beach, California, from August 30-September 2, 2021, offering the latest advanced vehicles, fuels and technologies.

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Georgia Tech team develops AI to read EV charging station reviews to find infrastructure gaps

January 25, 2021A team from Georgia Tech has developed an AI that can analyze user reviews of electric vehicle charging stations, allowing it accurately to identify places where there are insufficient or out-of-service stations. An open-access paper on the work is published in the journal Patterns.

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Volkswagen Group Components previews mobile charging robot

December 29, 2020Volkswagen Group Components provided the first glimpse of the prototypes of its mobile charging robot. This is one of the visionary charging concepts that Volkswagen hopes will expand the charging infrastructure over the next few years.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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