Technology

Special Coverage, Business, Technology

Optronics Reveals New LED SuperLamp Technology

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Optronics International unveiled a new LED SuperLamp technology line of truck lights here that the company said boosts performance by re-engineering electrical components with chemical- and ultraviolet light-resistant coating.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
February 15, 2015
Government, Business, Technology

FAA Proposes Opening Skies to Drones But Not For Delivering Packages

Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News

President Obama’s administration took the first step to opening the skies above the United States to widespread civilian drone flights while proposing strict limits on commercial operations, including the use of drones as a delivery vehicle.

Bloomberg News
February 15, 2015
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
Special Coverage, Business, Technology

LiveOnWeb Video Preview: Taking Your Questions Now for Trucks and Tech Program

Neil Abt (left) and Bruce Harmon

Send in your questions now — or come talk to us at booth 2335 at TMC — for our Feb. 25 LiveOnWeb show focused on trucks and technology. Watch our one-minute video preview that tees up our planned discussions of ELDs and tech consolidation.

Transport Topics
February 13, 2015
Business, Technology

Knight Transportation Selects Zonar Tablet to Modernize Operations

John Sommers II for TT

Knight Transportation has selected the Zonar 2020 mobile tablet to help modernize its operations.

Transport Topics
February 13, 2015
Business, Technology

Maxwell Technologies Signs Purkeys as Distributor of Engine Start Module

Maxwell Technologies

Maxwell Technologies announced that it has signed an agreement with Purkeys, an electrical systems provider for the trucking industry, for distribution of Maxwell’s ultracapacitor-based engine start module product line.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
February 11, 2015
Business, Technology

Omnitracs Aims to Increase Collaboration Among Its Business Units

John Graham, Omnitracs CEO, photo by Seth Clevenger for TT

DALLAS — Omnitracs and its expanding collection of trucking technology businesses will move forward as “one team,” collaborating on product development to help trucking firms improve their operations, the company’s chief executive said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 10, 2015
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Fund Infrastructure Through Tax Reform

cspan.org

WASHINGTON — Revenue that would come from an overhaul of the country’s tax system should go toward rehabilitating the country’s aging infrastructure, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said at a high-profile chat at the Brookings Institution on Feb. 9.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 9, 2015
Business, Technology

Rand McNally Introduces Multipurpose Tablet for Drivers

Rand McNally

Rand McNally has launched a versatile new Android tablet that combines the company’s truck-navigation software with mobile applications for both business and personal uses.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 9, 2015
Business, Technology

Roadnet Introduces 'Insight' Business Intelligence Tool, Enhances Telematics Integration

DALLAS — Routing software provider Roadnet Technologies, a subsidiary of Omnitracs, has launched a new business intelligence tool designed to help fleets make better decisions about their operations.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 9, 2015
Business, Technology

Omnitracs Nears Milestone of 1 Million Mobile Assets Managed

DALLAS — Omnitracs said the company and its business units are now providing fleet-management technology for nearly 1 million mobile assets in 60 countries for close to 30,000 for-hire and private fleet customers.

Transport Topics
February 9, 2015

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