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NavStar to Work With Trinity Noble

NavStar Technologies, a start-up company making electronic onboard recorders, has signed an agreement with Trinity Noble to add cellphone detection to its hardware and services.

Transport Topics
November 28, 2011
Business, Technology

Cummins Invests in Research Center Expansion

Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. said it would invest $24 million over three years to expand its Cummins Technical Center research facility in North Charleston, S.C.

Transport Topics
November 28, 2011
Business, Technology

Concerns About Onboard Devices Persist

Although many motor carriers have readily embraced onboard computers and electronic onboard recorders — largely because they provide easy communication between trucks and company terminals — they have some concerns about the devices, fleet managers and industry observers said.

November 21, 2011
Business, Technology

NavStar Secures $2.4 Million to Develop GPS Tracking, Hire Employees

Nascent electronic onboard recorder maker NavStar Technologies announced it has secured $2.4 million in funding from an unidentified investment group in Southern California.

Transport Topics
November 21, 2011
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PeopleNet, ALK, Paragon Unveil Software Upgrades

PeopleNet Communications, ALK Technologies and Paragon Software said they have upgraded their trucking navigation software.

Transport Topics
November 21, 2011
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C.H. Robinson, Pilot Flying J Debut Phone Apps

C.H. Robinson Worldwide and Pilot Flying J said they have unveiled new phone apps to aid truck drivers.

Transport Topics
November 21, 2011
Business, Technology

Onboard Computers Are Gaining Acceptance Among Truck Drivers After Initial Skepticism

Onboard computers, which many drivers and fleet managers greeted with much skepticism when they were introduced, have become a popular in-cab device, according to  several users.

November 21, 2011
Business, Technology

Software Firms Partner to Cut Invoicing Time for Transportation Companies

Quadrant Software on Monday announced a partnership with document imaging company Real Vision Software to reduce invoicing time for transportation and distribution companies.

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November 14, 2011
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Cummins Develops New Urea System

Cummins Emission Solutions, a division of Cummins Inc., said it was in the advanced development stages of a new urea dosing system for the selective catalytic reduction systems used on most new heavy truck engines.

Transport Topics
November 14, 2011
Business, Technology

IdleAir Offers Free Service at Two New Locations

IdleAire

IdleAir, which provides anti-idling equipment at truck stops, announced it is offering free service this month at two new locations in Georgia and Tennessee.

Transport Topics
November 14, 2011

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