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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

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

Is Volvo's Intelligent Truck a Smartphone on Wheels?

Is Volvo's Intelligent Truck a Smartphone on Wheels?

Today, there are about 175,000 online-connected Volvo trucks on Europe’s roads. A number of them can already today send information about when they need maintenance and some of the necessary service work can even be administrated remotely.

October 27, 2015

Ford Opens Silicon Valley Research Center

Ford Opens Silicon Valley Research Center

Ford Motor Co. has opened a research center in Silicon Valley to accelerate its development of technologies and experiments in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data.

January 27, 2015

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