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Federal Standards Needed for Autonomous Technology to Excel, Volvo Executive Says

Drew Angerer/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — For autonomous driving technologies to continue to advance, lawmakers will have to approve federal standards that address various regulations at the state level, a Volvo executive told a Senate transportation panel on July 7.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 7, 2015
Business, Technology

Colorado DOT Tests Traffic Blimp

SkySentry

The Colorado Department of Transportation conducted a three-day evaluation of a helium-filled blimp to monitor traffic.

July 6, 2015
Business, Technology

Hirschmann, Inthinc Partner to Launch Mobile Technology Platform

Hirschmann Solutions, a supplier of antenna and transceiver systems, has partnered with telematics service provider Inthinc to launch a new mobile technology platform.

July 2, 2015
Business, Technology

Marathon Data Systems Acquires Foxtrax, Changes Name to WorkWave

Marathon Data Systems, a provider of fleet and field-service management technology, has acquired fleet-tracking firm Foxtrax GPS for an undisclosed sum.

July 2, 2015
Business, Technology

Garmin Launches Truck Navigation Device With Built-In Camera

Garmin International Inc. is launching a trucking navigation device with a built-in dash camera.

June 29, 2015
Business, Technology

Omnitracs Appoints Michael Ham as General Manager for Canadian Division

Omnitracs

Trucking-technology supplier Omnitracs said it has appointed Michael Ham as general manager and vice president of its Canadian business division, Omnitracs Canada.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 29, 2015
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

VisTracks, Isotrak Partner to Offer E-Logging System

Fleet technology suppliers Isotrak Inc. and VisTracks have partnered to provide trucking firms with electronic logging of drivers’ hours of service and driver vehicle inspection reporting.

June 26, 2015
Business, Technology

HighJump, PeopleNet Expand Integration

HighJump and PeopleNet have released an enhanced integration of their transportation-technology offerings to improve the flow of information between dispatchers and drivers.

June 26, 2015
Business, Technology

Daimler Takes Minority Stake in Zonar

Daimler Trucks North America

Daimler Trucks North America announced June 25 it has taken a minority stake in Zonar Systems Inc., expanding a relationship started earlier this decade with the Virtual Technician remote diagnostic platform.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
June 25, 2015
Business, Technology

First US Drone Package Delivery to Take Place Next Month

Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership

The first legal delivery of a package by a drone is expected to take place next month by a research group led by Virginia Tech, the Puget Sound Business Journal reported.

June 25, 2015

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