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Business, Technology, Equipment

Lytx Upgrades Rair to Meet ELD Mandate

Liz Eller of Lytx Liz Eller of Lytx by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

ORLANDO, Fla. — Lytx has upgraded its Rair Compliance Services program so clients can better meet the looming electronic logging device mandate, the video-based safety services vendor announced Oct. 22 at American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.

Transport Topics
October 22, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

FlowBelow Aero Announces Trailer AeroSlider Product, Aftermarket Options for Truck Dealers

FlowBelow CEO Josh Butler Butler by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ORLANDO, Fla. — FlowBelow Aero Inc. announced its new Trailer AeroSlider system is now in production and available for fleet and dealer orders, noting the product is the first of its kind that is mounted directly to the sliding trailer suspension.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Industry Prepares for Transition to ELDs

Ward, Mooney and DeLorenzo Left to right: Ward, Mooney and DeLorenzo by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ORLANDO, Fla. — The long-awaited federal mandate of electronic logging devices is now less than two months away, but much work remains to bring the industry into compliance with the regulation.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 21, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Pedigree Unveils Plug-and-Play ELD, Cab-Mate One

Pedigree's Wade Wilson Wilson by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

ORLANDO, Fla. — As a segment of the industry continues to rush to comply with an upcoming mandate on electronic logging devices, Pedigree Technologies unveiled a new plug-and-play unit designed to meet market demands.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Wyotech, Volvo, Mack Expand Diesel Technician Training Program

WyoTech training center Blairsville, Pa., campus by WyoTech

WyoTech, Mack Trucks Academy and Volvo Trucks Academy are expanding their 5-year-old diesel technician training program with Dealer Connect, an education program designed to recruit qualified graduates to work as technicians in dealerships nationwide.

Transport Topics
October 20, 2017
Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ray Martinez Cites Top Industry Priorities if Confirmed for FMCSA Post

Ray Martinez This is Jersey TV via YouTube

Ray Martinez's top priorities would be ensuring proper regulatory balance and smooth integration of self-driving technologies, and expanding partnerships with the private sector if he is confirmed to lead the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 20, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Daimler Takes Steps to Separate Car, Truck Units

Daimler AG CEO Dieter Zetsche Daimler AG CEO Dieter Zetsche. (Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg News)

Daimler AG announced it is taking steps to separate its Daimler Trucks & Bus and Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans divisions into two legally independent and more entrepreneurial entities still under the “roof and the lead” of Daimler.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Omnitracs, Samsung Offer Integrated ELD Ahead of Mandate

Omnitracs ELD Omnitracs

Omnitracs and Samsung Electronics America have developed a joint electronic logging system to help trucking firms meet the requirements of the upcoming ELD mandate.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 19, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

FMCSA Grants UPS Several ELD Exemptions

PeopleNet ELD MCS Freight via YouTube

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will grant UPS Inc. temporary exemption from parts of the upcoming electronic logging device mandate, according to a document scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on Oct. 20.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Alphabet Unit Leads $1 Billion Investment in Lyft

Stephen Kelly/Flickr

Alphabet Inc.’s investment arm, CapitalG, led a $1 billion investment in Lyft Inc. that values the ride-sharing startup at $11 billion, the ride-sharing startup said.

Eric Newcomer | Bloomberg News
October 19, 2017

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