Fleet Owner Staff

Fleet Owner Staff


Accuride agrees to acquire KIC

Accuride Corp. said it has reached an agreement to acquire KIC LLC, a supplier of wheel end components based in Vancouver, WA.

Accuride, headquartered in Evansville, IN., manufactures wheels and wheel-end components under several brands including Accuride and Gunite.

Telogis Spotlight app offers mobile workforce managers easy access to key metrics
Fleet managers, supervisors and company executives can now get quick visibility into key metrics and information about their mobile workforce from anywhere using the new Telogis Spotlight mobile app from Telogis, A Verizon Company. Starting in May, Telogis Spotlight will be available as a free, complementary companion app to the Telogis Fleet solution.
Verizon Telematics delivers 'one-stop shop' to prepare for ELD deadline
Verizon Telematics announced availability of bundled products to address the needs of fleets requiring an electronic logging device solution. The Verizon Telematics ELD-ready bundles are designed to conform to certain technical specifications and serve as a "one-stop shop" for customers who need to meet the ELD mandate requirements before the deadline.
Webinar: How secure is your fleet's data?
The cyber threats trucking faces continue to pile up — and the defenses needed to repel them unfortunately don't seem to be keeping up. Hear about cyber-testing strategies that Donald Frazier, senior vice president of information technology for the household goods moving conglomerate Arpin Group, uses to ensure his company is properly protecting his data.
Continental certifies VDO Roadlog ELDs
Continental has announced that its VDO RoadLog ELD and VDO RoadLog ELD Plus meet compliance requirements for the FMCSA mandate that becomes effective Dec. 18. VDO RoadLog has been self-certified by Continental and is listed on the FMCSA list of registered ELDs.
Roadmaster RM180+(EM) available for heavier steer axles
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has added a new load range to its Roadmaster RM180+(EM) SmartWay verified steer tire line to accommodate increasingly heavier steer axles. The RM180+(EM) is now available in load range H for tire sizes 11R22.5 and 11R24.5.
Teletrac Navman certifies its ELD solution

The new DIRECTOR ELD solution being rolled out by fleet solutions provider Teletrac Navman now meets all the currently-published technical requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and can now be found on the agency’s list of registered

Crowley expands use of 3Gtms to inland transportation
ACT: Uptick for used Class 8s and natural gas trucks

Class 8 same-dealer used truck sales volumes increased month-over-month with a third sequential double-digit rise, according to data tracked by ACT Research.

Meanwhile, retail sales of heavy-duty natural gas trucks in the U.S. and Canada posted a “healthy start” to 2017, the firm said, boosted mostly from refuse fleets, transit, and school bus operators.