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Predictive Maintenance: Big Data Increases Savings

When you get sick, your symptoms tell you something is wrong — headache, nausea, weakness or trouble concentrating. Like a truck or bus driver seeing a dash-light, that’s when you become consciously aware of a problem. When the illness gets really bad, you’re out of commission. Imagine how great it would be to be under […]

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What Is the Purpose of Diesel Exhaust Fluid?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets standards for the emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) for Medium and Heavy-Duty vehicles. The EU and Canada also have their own limits. For the regulations, reference EUR-Lex and the Canadian Justice Laws website. Manufacturers for these types of engines examined a number of technologies to meet these requirements. […]

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Bicycle Safety Tips for Drivers and Cyclists

You may have noticed more bikes on the road. The shift to smart mobility around the world means that alternative, greener modes of transportation are being encouraged, such as cycling. Bike-sharing, part of the emerging micro-mobility industry, is expanding in North America and Asia. This year, Uber acquired Jump, an e-bike ride-sharing company. Bicycle Safety […]

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Vision Zero: The Road Safety Movement Taking Over the World

One million people die in traffic-related incidents around the world every year. By 2030, that number is expected to rise making road traffic fatalities the fifth leading cause of death worldwide. Vision Zero is an initiative created to prevent collisions and give citizens the right to safe mobility. Now a global movement for safety, Vision […]

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The Evolution of the Interstate from Geotab

Geotab has launched its interactive infographic illustrating the historic progression of the U.S. Interstate Highway System. “Since 1956 the Interstate Highway System has become an indispensable way to transport goods and move people, connecting cities across the country. Watch it grow over several decades and explore the map to see the history of your area.” This interactive […]

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5 Easy Ways to Cut Fuel Costs

When it comes to fuel spending, there are several things that can be done to help cut your fuel costs and save money. The main two areas that it comes down to is either improving the fuel economy of already existing vehicles or acquiring new vehicles with better mpg. While upgrading a whole fleet isn’t […]

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Fleet Management Systems for Government Agencies

Today’s government fleet managers must deal with shrinking budgets, government mandates regarding fleet size and utilization, and aggressive goals to reduce greenhouse emissions. With the right fleet management system, most jurisdictions can achieve significant operational improvements that help lower costs and optimize fleet performance.  Networkfleet provides the tools and data needed for busy fleet managers […]

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Green Fleet Initiative

Wireless Fleet Management Controls Costs and Cuts Emissions. We all want to reduce emissions so that the air will be clean for our children and our children’s children. But going green can also save your company money. As fuel and other costs continue to rise for commercial and government fleets, this provides an opportunity to […]

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Trump Reverses Obama’s Fuel Economy Rules for Cars

Vowing to end the “assault on the American auto industry,” President Donald Trump promised to reopen a federal review of fuel economy standards that was concluded in the waning days of the Obama administration. Today’s target is a big one: the fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks. These rules are hardly an ideal […]

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Cut Your Fleet’s Carbon Footprint with Telematics

If you think your business should be greener, you’re not alone. Approximately half of small businesses in the U.S. plan to be greener this year, according to a poll from Office Depot. For fleet owners and operators, one of the easiest ways to reduce their organization’s environmental impact is through a fleet management solution like […]

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