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PeopleNet’s video system, analytics dashboard

The PeopleNet Video Intelligence Solution combine forward-facing cameras and event data captured by PeopleNet’s Onboard Event Recording (OER) application.

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Rand McNally introduces line of dashcams

Rand McNally has released a line of three dashcams with varying numbers of features on each.

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Volvo, Mack integrate Omnitracs into telematics systems

Omnitracs' software monitors drivers by capturing information like GPS location, road speed, and idle duration and cost, and provides an in-depth analysis of driver performance based on the data collected.

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Startup company targeting owner-operators with electric Class 8 truck

The Nikola One's operational cost per mile is expected to be somewhere between 20-30 cents per mile, roughly half of most diesel-powered semis, but its purchase price is expected to range from $350,000 to $415,000, depending on options.

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Cummins’ Connected Diagnostics system now available on DriverTech on-board computers

The integration will allow drivers to see urgent engine system faults on the DT4000 system and provides actionable information with Cummins recommendations.

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CoPilot Truck GPS app available for free on Android for two weeks

The in-app purchase of an annual subscription is $69.99 (30 percent off) for a limited time.

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Truckstop.com announces new LoadPay system, gives owner-ops greater control over load payments

Truckstop.com unveiled March 31 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., a new system, LoadPay, that it says will give owner-operators greater control in how they receive payments from brokers and allow them to avoid factoring services to receive their payment.

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CAT Scale adds Comdata as payment option in Weigh My Truck app

Drivers can now use their Comdata cards to pay at a CAT scale using the Weigh My Truck app.

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USA Truck installs driver coaching app on fleet trucks, ties app to driver pay

USA Truck has installed LinkeDrive’s PedalCoach mobile app in its trucks and adding it to the company's pay-for-performance program to encourage drivers to stay more fuel efficient.

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Video monitor co. Lytx acquired for $500M after record year in 2015

After roughly 50 percent growth in subscriptions in 2015, Lytx has been acquired by a private investment firm for about $500 million.

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