remote diagnostics

Business, Technology, Equipment, Top 100

More Fleets Are Utilizing Remote Diagnostics

UPS remote diagnostics A UPS automotive technician analyzes data from its telematics platform. (UPS)

A growing number of motor carriers are taking advantage of remote diagnostics to streamline vehicle maintenance and reduce downtime, but fleets must know how to filter through the data to use this information effectively.

Steve Brawner | Special to Transport Topics
January 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Truck OEMs Say Connectivity Will Drive Future Enhancements

Khurana, Swazo, Natarajan and Mulshine DTNA’s Khurana (from left), Kenworth’s Swazo, Ashok Leyland’s Natarajan and Navistar’s Mulshine discuss the advance of connected truck technology at Trimble’s In.sight User Conference and Expo. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

HOUSTON — The growth of connected-truck technology is not only reducing vehicle downtime, but also paving the way for future services and enhancing product development, according to representatives from four truck manufacturers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 18, 2019
Business, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

Remote Diagnostics to the Rescue

Navistar's OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system Navistar's OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system. (Navistar)

Remote diagnostics systems available on modern trucks are helping fleets avoid costly repairs and reduce vehicle downtime, and this technology is rapidly advancing toward offering better predictions of when problems might occur.

April 26, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Mega Trends in Trucking Technology

Take a deep dive into three topics that can help fleets gain greater visibility into their trucking operations: Blockchain, predictive analytics and remote diagnostics. 

February 21, 2018

Trimble's Tim Leonard: Why Carriers Should Care About Blockchain

Tim Leonard, chief technology officer at Trimble Transportation, talks about the opportunities blockchain presents for fleets and discusses key business cases in this segment that is part of our Feb. 21 LiveOnWeb program, "Mega Trends in Trucking Technology." More at

February 21, 2018

Paper Transport's Peter Covach on Predictive Analytics

Paper Transport's Peter Covach discusses ways in which the trucking industry gains efficiencies through predictive analytics and blockchain. The interview is part of our Feb. 21 LiveOnWeb program, Mega Trends in Trucking Technology. More at

February 21, 2018