08 avril 2020

Taking Truck Technology Mainstream

Taking Truck Technology Mainstream The Nikola Two tractor on display at CES. Nikola has partnered with Ryder System for maintenance and distribution of its zero-emissions trucks. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics) Highlighting the role of technology in freight transportation could broaden the industry’s appeal to a new generation of workers and entrepreneurs who just might consider careers in this essential business. Read more : https://www.ttnews.com/categories/telematics  
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30 mars 2020

Understanding The 5 Levels of Autonomous Trucking

Understanding The 5 Levels of Autonomous Trucking With increasing numbers of automated trucking technologies being tested and appearing on the market, the industry is at a crossroads. “Automated features” to the layperson often conjure images of futuristic driverless cars operating with fully autonomous features. This, however, is not the case, and automation occurs on a spectrum. The question then becomes, what levels of autonomy can be adopted in commercial vehicles, and when should each be adopted? The current state of federal... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2020

Major alterations ahead for the truck telematics landscape

Major alterations ahead for the truck telematics landscape Industry expert says Verizon’s acquisition of Telogis and Fleetmatics, combined with the ELD mandate, are “significant market events.” ATLANTA. The “most significant market consolidation” in the history of the truck telematics industry, coupled with what’s expected to be a huge spike in demand due to the electronic logging device (ELD), are going to create “major impact” upon the truck telematics industry, according to Clem Driscoll, president of consulting... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2019

Perspective: Trucking’s Telematics Systems Are Only as Good as the Losses They Prevent

Perspective: Trucking’s Telematics Systems Are Only as Good as the Losses They Prevent Rising insurance premiums are a perennial stress for many motor carriers, many of which are now installing telematics systems with the latest safety technologies to mitigate cost increases. This is a positive trend for the trucking industry, and more carriers should fully embrace these technologies as they soon will become necessary to operate a safe, efficient and, ultimately, more profitable trucking fleet. Motor carriers that install telematics... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2019

Trucks Assistance systems help to prevent accidents

Trucks Assistance systems help to prevent accidents What technical developments have there been with driver assistance systems and telematics applications in commercial vehicles, and what impact will the technical innovations have on insurers? Munich Re and MAN truck & Bus discuss the issue. Jochen Friedrichs, Munich Re: Manufacturers are constantly presenting new vehicle telematics applications and ever more sophisticated driver assistance systems. I have the impression that, as with many things in the technology... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2019

Autonomous Trucks Could Radically Transform U.S. Logistics Within a Decade

Autonomous Trucks Could Radically Transform U.S. Logistics Within a Decade A new report predicts fully autonomous trucks being used in regular operations in little more than a decade. (Above) Test trucks run in a truck platoon on a closed course for evaluation purposes earlier this year. Eight years. That’s how long McKinsey & Company, a global logistics think tank based in the United States and Europe, predicts it will be before autonomous trucks with no humans on board could be routinely running routes in North America. ... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2019

ADAS in telematics systems breaks new ground

ADAS in telematics systems breaks new ground Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) have already proved to be highly effective in enhancing road safety, so that now an increasing number of new vehicles are being equipped with the systems. The technology is indeed a great help as it allows drivers to reduce and even to avoid the most common traffic accidents. Besides, ADAS becomes smarter each day, the price is getting lower, which’s truly pleasing.   Therefore, today more and more vehicles, rolling off... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2019

ADAS Complexity Will Create New Maintenance Costs and Vulnerabilities for Fleets

ADAS Complexity Will Create New Maintenance Costs and Vulnerabilities for Fleets An increasing number of vehicles are equipped with advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), such as collision avoidance, surround view, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, pedestrian protection, and blind spot monitoring, to name a few. These technologies have made today’s vehicles the safest in history. Similarly, advancements in engine technology make current model-year vehicles the most fuel efficient ever and with each succeeding... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2019

5 telematics market trends for 2019

5 telematics market trends for 2019 A new year always comes with fresh ideas and goals to achieve. Moreover, it’s the time when new market trends come across, changing how industries work. What would be those trends for 2019? Our Co-CEO Ingus Rūķis has compiled some of the things that are expected to affect how telematics businesses are run around the world.  The continuous growth of white-label solutions White-label solutions are becoming a norm, so you should expect to see a lot of action in this business segment. Be it a... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2019

Telematics? Taking Logistics in Southeast Asia to the Next Level

Telematics? Taking Logistics in Southeast Asia to the Next Level Talk to most experts in Southeast Asia about the potential of ecommerce in the region and they’ll find common ground: the real bottleneck towards growth lies primarily in logistics that can’t keep up. Decrepit infrastructure, outdated customs processes, and the sprawling landscape all add up to a scenario notoriously murky to navigate. Indonesia, for example, is the largest internet market in Southeast Asia and it’s expected to drive the bulk of growth in... [Lire la suite]
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