Fuel, Business, Technology

Engine Makers Emphasize the Power of Telematics Support for Customers

Joseph Terry/TT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Engine makers, two of whom also build heavy-duty trucks, emphasized the powerful role of telematics in delivering customer support as they announced service-related features.

March 6, 2017
Government, Fuel, Business

Speaker Ryan Urges Obama Administration to Stop Rulemaking

Jay Mallin/Bloomberg News

Before leaving town for Thanksgiving, House Speaker Paul Ryan reaffirmed his stance that federal regulators relax their rulemaking until the start of President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
November 17, 2016
Fuel, Business, Technology

Teletrac Navman Launches New Unified Telematics Platform

Teletrac Inc. and Navman Wireless

Fleet-tracking companies Teletrac Inc. and Navman Wireless announced a new telematics platform that combines their two product lines into one offering for customers. 

July 19, 2016
Fuel, Business, Technology

Geotab Introduces Rugged Telematics Device


Telematics provider Geotab introduced a telematics device, Go Rugged, intended for harsh outdoor environments and developed for fleets with industrial heavy-duty and service vehicles.

June 30, 2016
Fuel, Business, Technology

Volvo, Mack Offer Telematics IT with Omnitracs

Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Group’s two North American truck making units, Mack and Volvo, said they are offering the option to link their remote diagnostic systems with communications services from Omnitracs with the goal of providing fleet managers with more information on safety and operations.

June 16, 2016
Fuel, Business, Technology

Magtec to Offer Software Integration With Telematics Providers

Magtec Products Inc.

Magtec Products Inc. announced that it has formed a new venture to integrate its anti-theft and driver-management software with major global telematics providers.

October 8, 2015
Fuel, Business, Technology

MiX Telematics Wins Fleet-Management Contract with Halliburton

MiX Telematics said it has entered into a multiyear agreement with Halliburton Co. to provide fleet management, safety and compliance services for the Houston-based energy service firm’s fleet of more than 15,000 vehicles.

October 5, 2015
Fuel, Business, Technology

MiX Telematics Launches Driver-Engagement App

Trucking technology supplier MiX Telematics has launched a new application designed to engage drivers by letting them track their performance via the Web or a mobile device.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 31, 2015
Business, Fuel

California Drought, Texas Floods Cut Produce Truck Demand

California’s drought and Texas’ floods have softened freight demand and created a more stable environment for produce shipments, in sharp contrast to 2014’s painful price spikes and capacity constraints, industry officials said.

June 8, 2015
Fuel, Business, Technology

OEMs Expand Their Presence in Telematics, Will Work With Tech Vendors, DTNA Says

Seth Clevenger for TT

PRINCETON, N.J. — Original equipment manufacturers will play a larger role in the telematics market in the years ahead, but their efforts will complement the services already provided by third-party technology suppliers rather than replacing them, an OEM’s telematics director told trucking technology professionals here.

May 11, 2015