Technology http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en Freightliner Custom Chassis named to DOE consortium http://fleetowner.com/fuel/freightliner-custom-chassis-named-doe-consortium <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The U.S. Dept. of Energy has selected <a href="freightlinerchassis.com" target="_blank">Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp.</a> (FCCC) as part of a multidisciplinary consortium that will explore improving on-road freight efficiency for medium and heavy-duty trucks.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/freightliner-custom-chassis-named-doe-consortium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/freightliner-custom-chassis-named-doe-consortium#comments Fuel News Technology Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:39:00 +0000 210091 at http://fleetowner.com TomTom buys autonomous vehicle firm http://fleetowner.com/technology/tomtom-buys-autonomous-vehicle-firm <div class="field-deck"> Navigation firm believes self-driving technology will complement its mapping products. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Digital navigation and map-production firm <a href="http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tomtom.com&amp;esheet=51495285&amp;newsitemid=20170117006423&amp;lan=en-US&amp;anchor=TomTom&amp;index=1&amp;md5=0f9563356d4cf5c527dae1e47edc0444" target="_blank">TomTom</a> is acquiring Autonomos, a Germany-based autonomous driving start-up that provides research &amp; development consultancy services for self-driving vehicle assistance systems.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/tomtom-buys-autonomous-vehicle-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/tomtom-buys-autonomous-vehicle-firm#comments News Technology Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:40:00 +0000 209951 at http://fleetowner.com 'Big issue yet untouched': With self-driving vehicles, who'll be liable? http://fleetowner.com/technology/big-issue-yet-untouched-self-driving-vehicles-wholl-be-liable <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Amid diesel emissions talk swirling around Fiat Chrysler Automobiles last week came a reminder of an issue going forward with autonomous vehicles: who will be liable in case something goes wrong with these things?</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/big-issue-yet-untouched-self-driving-vehicles-wholl-be-liable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/big-issue-yet-untouched-self-driving-vehicles-wholl-be-liable#comments News Technology Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:15:00 +0000 209941 at http://fleetowner.com <p>If someday one of the other vehicles on the road you&#39;re driving is driving itself, would you trust it?</p> Aaron Marsh/ Fleet Owner JOST introduces Sensor Coupling System http://fleetowner.com/technology/jost-introduces-sensor-coupling-system <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.jostinternational.com" target="_blank">JOST International</a> has introduced the JSK37USK series air-release fifth wheel with sensor technology.&nbsp; The JSK37USK&rsquo;s Sensor Coupling System allows the driver to confirm that the fifth wheel is properly and safely coupled from inside the cab, the company noted.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/jost-introduces-sensor-coupling-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/jost-introduces-sensor-coupling-system#comments Equipment News Technology Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:39:00 +0000 209921 at http://fleetowner.com MyGeotab app for iOS now available http://fleetowner.com/technology/mygeotab-app-ios-now-available <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Geotab released an Apple iOS compatible version of the <a href="http://www.geotab.com" target="_blank">MyGeotab app</a>. Now, according to the company, fleet managers can see the data they need in a format they are used to &ndash; with simple drop down and swipe features, including tracking fleet trends in safety, fuel usage and maintenance.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/mygeotab-app-ios-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/mygeotab-app-ios-now-available#comments Fleet Management News Technology Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:35:00 +0000 209911 at http://fleetowner.com Scandit case for iPod Touch to replace dedicated barcode scanners http://fleetowner.com/technology/scandit-case-ipod-touch-replace-dedicated-barcode-scanners <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Scandit announced the <a href="http://www.scandit.com/products/case" target="_blank">Scandit Case for iPod</a> touch. &ldquo;The new Scandit Case for iPod touch is the next-generation version of the Scandit Case for iPhone 6/6s and features improved materials that increase ruggedness and grip,&rdquo; according to the company. &ldquo;The Scandit Case works with all of Scandit&rsquo;s mobile scanning solutions, provides protection during everyday activities, and offers a scanning experience equivalent to handheld scanners and mobile computers at a fraction of the cost.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/scandit-case-ipod-touch-replace-dedicated-barcode-scanners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/scandit-case-ipod-touch-replace-dedicated-barcode-scanners#comments News Technology Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:20:00 +0000 209821 at http://fleetowner.com EPA's emissions 'cheating' allegations untrue, FCA says http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/epas-emissions-cheating-allegations-untrue-fca-says <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has denied that certain of its model year 2014-2016 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/ram?intlink=incontent" title="">Ram</a></span> 1500 pickups and Jeep Cherokee SUVs with diesel engines violate emissions requirements. The automaker's response came promptly yesterday after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the violation notice it sent FCA.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/epas-emissions-cheating-allegations-untrue-fca-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/epas-emissions-cheating-allegations-untrue-fca-says#comments HD Pickup & Van News Technology Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:14:00 +0000 209671 at http://fleetowner.com <p>A 2016 Ram 1500 pickup with 3.0L Ecodiesel&nbsp;engine.</p> Aaron Marsh/ Fleet Owner A concept vehicle that thinks http://fleetowner.com/technology/concept-vehicle-thinks <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Toyota&rsquo;s new Concept-i, unveiled at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, features an advanced artificial intelligence (AI) system nicknamed &ldquo;Yui&rdquo; to foster what the OEM calls a &ldquo;driver-vehicle relationship.&rdquo; In essence, the Concept-I is designed to grow with the driver, meaning the more one drives the vehicle, the smarter it gets.</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/OrcYSbZeyEQ" width="560"></iframe></p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/concept-vehicle-thinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/concept-vehicle-thinks#comments News Technology Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:39:00 +0000 209621 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Photo courtesy of Toyota.</p> Drivewyze debuts bypass service at Ohio weigh stations http://fleetowner.com/technology/drivewyze-debuts-bypass-service-ohio-weigh-stations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Ohio now offers <a href="http://www.drivewyze.com" target="_blank">Drivewyze weigh station bypass service</a> at two busy permanent weigh station locations on U.S. Interstates 70 and 71.</p> <p>&ldquo;The delivery of the bypass service in Ohio is an important step forward in the continued expansion of North America&rsquo;s largest bypass service network,&rdquo; said Brian Heath, president and CEO of Drivewyze.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/drivewyze-debuts-bypass-service-ohio-weigh-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/drivewyze-debuts-bypass-service-ohio-weigh-stations#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Technology Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:10:00 +0000 209581 at http://fleetowner.com Omnitracs adds mobility to Virtual Load View http://fleetowner.com/technology/omnitracs-adds-mobility-virtual-load-view <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Omnitracs announced the addition of a <a href="http://www.omnitracs.com/" target="_blank">mobile application to its Virtual Load View</a> (VLV) product, a solution that replaces manual tracking of shipments by providing access to real-time data, including the ability to improve tracking and identify when loads are falling behind schedule.</p> <p>According to the company, Omnitracs&rsquo; Virtual Load View helps brokers, shippers and carriers track loads through their own back office systems.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/omnitracs-adds-mobility-virtual-load-view" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/omnitracs-adds-mobility-virtual-load-view#comments Fleet Management News Technology Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:05:00 +0000 209401 at http://fleetowner.com