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Precise plowing in Alaska being guided by GPS

April 12, 2019 by John Smith

THOMPSON PASS, Alaska — It snows a lot through Thompson Pass, yet the snow plow crews there can keep running thanks an ultra-precise GPS system that’s accurate to within two centimeters, or less than one inch.

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Geotab marketplace adds solar tracker

March 7, 2019 by John Smith

The solar-powered asset tracker TT600 series by Flex is ready to offer detailed tracking information for assets like trailers, containers and generators – almost in real time. Available through the Geotab marketplace, the GPS-based tracking unit offers insights into utilization, […]

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E-smart offers a smarter speed limiter

May 3, 2018 by John Smith

Transtex has unveiled a new generation of speed limiter with E-smart, a GPS-based device that sets maximum speeds based on vehicle locations. Available for Class 4-8 trucks, the system pulls information about posted speeds from the company’s server, or data […]

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TomTom Trucker tracking routes

March 21, 2018 by John Smith

TomTom Trucker, a GPS navigation device, has been unveiled in two sizes and with a lifetime subscription for TomTom Truck Maps in the U.S. and Canada. The information can be updated by wi-fi, and includes tailored routes to guide drivers […]

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Visibility using GPS data

September 7, 2017 by John Smith

EROAD and FourKites capabilities are being combined to improve visibility into supply chains.

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Nav, cam, radio and more

May 2, 2017 by John Smith

Rand McNally has combined truck navigation, SiriusXM radio, voice assistance, a dash cam, and hands-free calling and texting into OverDryve 8 Pro – a single dashboard device.

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Insurance data could put driver privacy at risk: Research

April 7, 2017 by John Smith

BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL — Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have demonstrated that it’s possible to compromise a driver’s private information that has been stored in the cloud for insurance-based telematics, otherwise known as Usage-Based Insurance (UBI) programs. The programs […]

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Next-generation GPS from Rand McNally

March 28, 2017 by John Smith

Rand McNally has unveiled a fifth generation of its Global Positioning System in the form of the TND 740, enabling over-the-air updates among other features.

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TND Tablet for Pro Drivers

February 18, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

Rand McNally has introduced the “game-changing” TND Tablet for truck drivers, said to be “the first-ever tablet” designed for use in both business and life

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Navigation App Updated

December 9, 2014 by Rolf Lockwood

CoPilot Truck in-cab navigation app updated with new maps, a refreshed user interface, and the new intelligent ActiveRoutes feature from ALK

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GPS for Truck Drivers

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Rand McNally has released the fourth generation of its IntelliRoute TND GPS devices for commercial drivers. The TND 730 and 530 LM devices are redesigned inside and out

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Android GPS Navigation

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Magellan has expanded its fleet product line with an Android GPS navigation device and application, and the Fleet Manager desktop tool

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PRIVATE-FLEET TRACKING

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Cancom Tracking launches integrated mobile communications and fleet-management system.

aimed specifically at private fleets

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GPS RECORDER

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

A low-cost alternative to real-time tracking devices.

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GPS RECORDER

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

A low-cost alternative to real-time tracking devices.