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Derive Launches Telematics Product with Calibration Capabilities

Derive Systems has deployed an “active” telematics platform that can provide optimized calibrations based on real-time telematics data.

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IdleLock Anti-Theft System

InterMotive Vehicle Controls has updated its anti-theft system, IdleLock, for work truck, police, ambulance, cutaway bus, and fire truck vehicles for 2018 model-year applications.

13 Bright Ideas for Fleet Improvement

Fleet professionals share some improvements they’ve made to their fleet operations, how they did it, and how others can do the same.

A Closer Look at Columbus' Leading Fleet

The City of Columbus, Ohio, earned the No. 1 Fleet title among the Leading Fleets by being a leader in alternative fuels and ensuring efficiency.

5 Ways to Improve Efficiency

From adding in-vehicle technologies to incentives in the shop, here are five ways fleets can improve driver, vehicle, and operational efficiency.

Idle Efficiency Keeps State and Federal Funds Coming

With increased competition and a growing number of carbon-reduction options, how can a fleet manager make the case that theirs is a cost-effective program, deserving of state or federal support?

Do Anti-Idling Technologies Work?

Four fleets share their experiences with anti-idling devices on patrol cars and trucks — and their plans for the future.

GRIP Idle Management System

The GRIP (Governor to Reduce Idle and Pollution) taps into a vehicle's electronics network via the CAN bus to regulate vehicle functions such as engine revolutions, transmission position, outside temperature, ignition positions, and coolant temperatures.

EnPak Diesel Generator and Air Compressor

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.'s updated EnPak integrates with a truck's fuel supply and battery so the vehicle can be turned off and still provide power to work tools.

Shutting Off Idling Engines

In the pursuit of fuel-cost reduction, engine idling is a bulls-eye target. An Omaha utility employs a number of measures to hit that target, including mobile power units and hybrid-electric technology.