Technology
Business, Technology

TMC Discussing Engine Technology, Nat Gas, Equipment Regulations During Annual Meeting

Truck maintenance directors are gathering for the annual meeting of American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council March 11-14 in Nashville, Tenn., to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing fleets today.

March 11, 2013
Business, Technology

Rand McNally Integrates With McLeod Software

Rand McNally Inc. said Tuesday it has integrated its fleet-management hardware with McLeod Software’s document-management system, allowing for real-time alerts.

Transport Topics
March 5, 2013
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Technology

Arpin Promotes Truck Solar Panels With New Partnership

Arpin Renewable Energy said it has partnered with transportation alternative energy company eNow to provide easier access to solar panels for Arpin Van Lines agents and owner-operators.

Transport Topics
March 5, 2013
Business, Technology

Qualcomm to Rename Truck Technology Unit

Qualcomm Inc. will change the name of its Qualcomm Enterprise Services division in the spring in conjunction with a corporate reorganization of the business.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 4, 2013
Business, Technology

PeopleNet, Drivewyze Begin Product Collaboration

Onboard communications provider PeopleNet Communications Corp. and Drivewyze, creator of an electronic weigh station pre-clearance system, said they have agreed on a collaboration to offer products together.

Transport Topics
March 4, 2013
Business, Technology

Port of Vancouver Expands GPS Pilot Program

The Port of Vancouver, British Columbia, said it will expand its GPS pilot program as part of its ‘smart fleet’ trucking strategy.

Transport Topics
February 25, 2013
Business, Technology

Volvo Trucks Introduces Dynamic Steering Technology for European Models

Volvo Trucks introduced a new type of steering technology that combines hydraulic and electronic controls, the company said.

Transport Topics
February 25, 2013
Business, Technology

EPA’s Greenhouse-Gas Rules Sparking Cooperation Among Engine, Component Manufacturers

ORLANDO, Fla. — Engine manufacturers will not need to make a radical shift in technology to meet federal greenhouse-gas regulations in the next five years, but engine and component makers will have to work more collaboratively to better integrate their products to boost efficiency, suppliers said.

February 25, 2013
Business, Technology

iTECH: Cab Cam Keeps an Eye on Safety

In-cab cameras, or dash-cams, aren’t all about roadside arrests or crazy stuff on Russian highways.

February 19, 2013
Business, Technology

iTECH: Shippers, Brokers Use Data Services to Closely Monitor Carriers’ Performance

Shippers, brokers and freight forwarders are using new data services and software programs to monitor more closely the safety, performance and financial health of freight haulers before committing to hire them — driven partly by concern about liability risks if they use a carrier with a poor record and partly by the sheer availability of data.

February 19, 2013

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