From wheel ends to visibility solutions, here’s a look at some of what was introduced at TMC 2018

From wheel ends to visibility solutions, here’s a look at some of what was introduced at TMC 2018

The Technology & Maintenance Council’s 2018 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta this week is filled with new product and service announcements.

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Dana introduces new axle series, updates tire management system with predictive wear capabilities

Dana introduces new axle series, updates tire management system with predictive wear capabilities

Dana has introduced a new series of axles to replace its 170 Series, further reducing weight for fleets. The new lines features the Spicer S172 single drive axle for Class 7 and 8 vehicles and the D172 tandem axle for construction, heavy haul and vocational vehicles.

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Today's Pickup: TMC launches roadside breakdown dashboard

Today's Pickup: TMC launches roadside breakdown dashboard

TMC offers a free dashboard for unscheduled maintenance data using VMRS codes; Omnitracs gets into software; OPEC meets with shale producers in Houston; the Port of Virginia begins using truck reservations to manage traffic.

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Teletrac Navman prioritizes data security as it seeks federal certification

Teletrac Navman prioritizes data security as it seeks federal certification

All the ELD providers have maintained that the data is safe and that the devices themselves are merely collection units. Teletrac Navman, though, is working towards a certification that would be a first for a commercial GPS/fleet management company. 

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