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February 21, 2018

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.

January 25, 2018

Fleets Part of Ford's 2018 Mobility Strategy

Ford is looking to leverage burgeoning vehicle connectivity technology to deliver improved data services and fleet optimization for commercial fleets, which is part of the Ford Mobility team’s strategy to accelerate delivery of mobility products and services to customers in 2018.

January 24, 2018

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.

September 25, 2017

TomTom Launches Flexible Bridge Hub Solution

TomTom has launched the TomTom Bridge Hub in North America, announcing pre-order availability of the connected mobility and electronic logging device compatibility solution.

May 23, 2017

Michigan Adds Connected Car Upgrades to I-75

3M is supplying special lane markings, signage and dedicated short-range communication devices for installation on a stretch of I-75.

January 23, 2017

Three States Agree to Collaborate on Autonomous Vehicles

Transportation agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan have formed the Smart Belt Coalition that will focus on automated and connected vehicle initiatives.

December 13, 2016

U.S. Proposes V2V Mandate to Reduce Crashes

Separately, the U.S. DOT's Federal Highway Administration will soon issue guidelines for vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications.

June 28, 2016

Sneak Preview of the World’s Largest Truck Show

Connected and autonomous vehicle technology, as well as electric power, are three disruptive technologies that will highlight the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in September in Germany.

March 21, 2016

Daimler Blueprints the Connected Truck

Daimler Trucks sees connectivity as the means to leverage the data generated and shared by trucks to radically transform transportation logistics. Executive Editor David Cullen has more on the truck maker's connected vision, reporting from Dusseldorf, Germany.

January 22, 2016

USPS Connected Vehicles Could Help Census Bureau

The U.S. Postal Service's fleet of delivery vehicles could be equipped with sensors to help gather data about air quality, road conditions, and traffic as part of the federal government's "smart cities" initiative, Postmaster General Megan Brennan told a Senate committee.

July 20, 2015

Test Site Opens for Automated and Connected Vehicles

Navistar is the latest truck maker to get involved in autonomous vehicles, with its involvement in a project that aims to implement a connected and automated mobility system on the streets of southeastern Michigan by 2021.

January 16, 2015

Verizon to Offer New Connected-Vehicle Service

Verizon Vehicle will include diagnostic technology, push-button live assistance, and roadside assistance using GPS to hasten the tow truck’s arrival.

October 23, 2014

Isuzu, Telogis Agree on Connected Vehicle Pact

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. distributor of low-cab-forward trucks, has announced an exclusive collaboration with Telogis to improve the overall ownership experience for Isuzu customers.

August 18, 2014

NHTSA Promotes Two Connected-Car Technologies to Prevent Crashes

The agency released a report assessing such connected-car applications as left turn assist and intersection movement assist, which could save as many as 1,083 lives annually, according to estimates.

February 3, 2014

Feds: Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Mandate In the Works

This technology is aimed at improving road safety by allowing vehicles to "talk" to each other to avoid crashes.

January 7, 2014

AT&T Advances High-Speed Wireless Connectivity for EVs

AT&T connectivity will power Tesla's remote engine diagnostics, telematics, and industry-leading infotainment features such as Internet radio, Web browsing, live traffic, weather and navigation, all accessed through the 17-inch touchscreen.

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