Transportation

Prototype Car Travels from Paris to Bordeaux in Autonomous Mode

October 9, 2015By
An autonomous Peugeot Citroën has driven itself all the way from Paris to Bordeaux, a distance of 360 miles (550 km).
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On Oct. 2 one of PSA Peugeot Citroën’s four autonomous vehicles traveled the motorway from Paris to Bordeaux to take part in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress, which was held Oct. 5–9. The 580-km trip was completed entirely in autonomous mode without driver involvement. The car autonomously adjusted its speed and changed lanes to overtake, taking into account other vehicles,... read more

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Aeris, Isotrak Collaborate on Improved Connectivity, Data for Fleets

October 7, 2015By

Aeris is partnering with Isotrak Ltd. to provide improved cellular connectivity and data analytics for Isotrak’s global customers. By leveraging Aeris’ machine-optimized and patented AerCore IoT and M2M network, AerPort connectivity platform and AerVoyance IoT and M2M analytics platform, Isotrak has added advanced capabilities to its 3iS FleetVision solution, part of its real-time ATMSi (Active Transport Management System) fleet management... read more

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GPSTrackIt Offers Android Apps for Mobile Workforce

October 2, 2015By

Two new products from GPSTrackIt.com offer users of their Fleet Manager vehicle tracking, fleet and workforce management system new tools for navigating, routing and communication. Field Service Manager provides access to Fleet Manager’s route planning and navigation system. New stops can be pushed out to the tablets from dispatch. It enables drivers to add stops to their route on the fly.... read more

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Fleet Management Company Omnitracs Unveils New Brand Identity

September 28, 2015By
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Fleet management company Omnitracs LLC introduced today its new branding, which unifies its specialized business units under a single naming, messaging and creative architecture. Elements of the new brand platform include a redesign of the corporate logo and tagline, a refined core messaging, and new design treatments, the company said in a press release, all of which will be applied to the full... read more

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Sensor Fusion by STMicroelectronics Enables 3D Navigation for Drivers

September 28, 2015By
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STMicroelectronics is bringing next-generation satellite navigation to today’s drivers with the launch of enhanced, always-available, always-accurate 3D positioning on its TESEO III automotive-navigation integrated circuits (ICs). The new TESEO DRAW firmware for ST’s multi-constellation positioning chips enables navigation devices to provide continuous, accurate location and turn-by-turn instructions even when satellite signals are poor or unavailable, such as in tunnels, covered... read more

Omnitracs Subsidiary XRS Features Integrations to Transportation Management Software

September 17, 2015By

XRS Corporation, a subsidiary of Omnitracs LLC and provider of mobile trucking intelligence solutions, has announced integrations with Innovative IES and Appian DirectRoute transportation management software, both from TMW. The newly integrated solutions are in addition to existing XRS integrations with TruckMate and TMWSuite software, also from TMW, and deliver enhanced operational visibility to fleets using both XRS and TMW platforms.... read more

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WorkWave Launches Fleet Management App for Transportation Companies

September 17, 2015By

WorkWave, a provider of cloud-based field service management and “last mile” fleet management software solutions, has unveiled WorkWave Fleet, its mobile-first flexible route planning solution. WorkWave Fleet helps field service and transportation and logistics businesses save time and costs while increasing capacity by better managing their mobile workforce with unique mobile capabilities. “WorkWave Fleet allows for automating the dispatching and... read more

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AT&T and Telogis Expand Efforts to Connect Fleets

September 10, 2015By

AT&T and Telogis, a SaaS-based connected vehicle technology provider, have announced a collaboration to offer solutions for companies with mobile workforces. Connecting vehicles of all sizes from small trucks to 18-wheelers and heavy equipment, the combination of AT&T’s global network and Telogis’ telematics, compliance, and mobile and navigation software creates full-fleet solutions for businesses around the world. The announcement was... read more