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Refuse Truck Trends to Watch

Refuse Truck Trends to Watch

Just as passenger vehicles are becoming safer and more connected, so too are refuse trucks. But these complex fleet assets are also setting some of their own trends specific to their specialized function.

May 8, 2020

'Rightsized' Connected Fleet Truck Concepts Fit Urban Needs
Q&A: Ford's New Fleet Director

Q&A: Ford's New Fleet Director

Mark Buzzell is no stranger to fleet. As the prior president and CEO of Ford of Canada, one of his key responsibilities was managing its Canadian fleet business. Buzzell understands fleet and recognizes its importance to Ford.

March 27, 2019

Inside Ford's Plan to Grow Commercial Leadership

Inside Ford's Plan to Grow Commercial Leadership

Ford Motor Co.’s John Ruppert offers an insider's look at the rapidly evolving fleet industry and how original equipment manufacturers respond to new developments and emerging trends.

January 28, 2019

Wyoming DOT’s Connected Vehicle Pilot Aims to Improve Road Safety
2018 Fleet Forward Conference in Pictures

2018 Fleet Forward Conference in Pictures

The 2018 Fleet Forward Conference convened Oct. 9-10 at The Pearl in San Francisco. The event is dedicated to providing strategies and new mobility solutions to fleets.

October 11, 2018

Colo. DOT to Deploy 100 V2X Connected Vehicles

Colo. DOT to Deploy 100 V2X Connected Vehicles

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install equipment on 100 fleet vehicles, allowing them to communicate information to and from the state’s Traffic Management Center.

July 26, 2018

Michigan Testing Autonomous Mapping Technology on Fleet Cars
Mack Connect Offers Suite of Fleet Productivity Tools

Mack Connect Offers Suite of Fleet Productivity Tools

Mack has updated its Mack Connect suite of productivity management tools, which it highlighted during a press briefing at the Mid-America Trucking Show, along with introducing an Anthem truck configurator tool and discussing customer experience surveys.

March 22, 2018

Real-World Truck Platooning Test with Real Truck Drivers

Real-World Truck Platooning Test with Real Truck Drivers

Aiming to see if trucks digitally connected on the highway as platoons are ready to roll in the real world, German OEM MAN Truck & Bus has placed a number of units with a customer for months of evaluation in revenue service.

February 21, 2018

Fuso Begins Truck Platooning Tests in Japan

Fuso Begins Truck Platooning Tests in Japan

Daimler's Fuso subsidiary has begun platooning test operations outside of Tokyo as part of the Japanese government's plans to boost technology investment and deployment in the near future.

January 24, 2018

Denver to Launch 1,500 Connected Vehicles

Denver to Launch 1,500 Connected Vehicles

The City and County of Denver council has approved a $12 million program to reduce traffic congestion that includes adding connected vehicle technology to 1,500 fleet vehicles.

January 16, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Innovation Labs

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Innovation Labs

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will launch in early 2018 as a more connected and versatile cargo van. The company gave automotive journalists a few early details at a Dec. 4 event in Stuttgart, Germany, called Sprinter Innovation Campus. Photos by Paul Clinton and courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

December 14, 2017

Ford's 2017 Escape

Ford's 2017 Escape

Ford's Escape compact SUV arrives for 2017 with a heavy refresh that includes two new turbo four-cylinder engines (1.5L and 2.0L), Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the SYNC 3 infotainment system with an 8.1-inch screen, and SYNC Connect, an embedded 4G LTE modem that supports FordPass connected vehicle services. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

September 9, 2016

Companies Showcase Connected Vehicle Application in Germany

Continental, Deutsche Telekom AG, Fraunhofer ESK, and Nokia Networks via demonstrated real-time communication between vehicles via the LTE cell network, a demonstration of the first project arising from the “Innovation Charter for the digital A9 motorway test bed.”

November 9, 2015

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