Safe Fleet is pleased to announce the combination of two important business units, Truck & Trailer and Work Truck, into a unified Commercial Vehicle (CV) division.
Effective immediately, Wm. Craig Bonham, former Vice President of Work Truck, is promoted to Vice President of Commercial Vehicle and will lead the new division. Under Bonham’s leadership, the business resources and goals of both units are strategically aligned to deliver a best-in-class customer experience to the commercial vehicle fleet market with integrated fleet safety solutions.
When the Trump administration laid out a plan this year that would eventually allow cars to emit more pollution, automakers, the obvious winners from the proposal, balked. The changes, they said, went too far even for them. But it turns out that there was a hidden beneficiary of the plan that was pushing for the changes all along: the nation’s oil industry.
In Congress, on Facebook and in statehouses nationwide, Marathon Petroleum, the country’s largest refiner, worked with powerful oil-industry groups and a conservative policy network financed by the billionaire industrialist Charles G. Koch to run a stealth campaign to roll back car emissions standards,a New York Times investigation has found.
Read the article at The New York Times.
LeasePlan USA announced today a collaborative new relationship with global IoT and connected transportation leader, Geotab. As part of the Geotab telematics solutions ecosystem, LeasePlan is deepening its IoT, telematics and insights offering as the company continues its commitment to leading fleets on the journey into the digital age.
Leveraging Geotab’s IoT telematics technology, LeasePlan customers can gain access to insights that will help fleet managers monitor vehicle performance and driver behavior. These insights will aid fleet managers in addressing common problems plaguing their fleets. With improved knowledge of driver behavior and vehicle diagnostics, fleet managers can take decisive action to help create value and reduce risk, keeping their fleets efficient and effective.
Fleet Logistics UK (FLUK) has opted for experience with the appointment of long-serving industry professional, Madelaine Webster, as its new Business Development Manager.
Webster has more than 13 years’ experience in the fleet market, having previously carried out various roles at Glasgow-based Fleet Alliance and worked in partnership with the fleet arm of the Expense Reduction Analysts.
By John F. Wysseier, President and Chief Executive Officer, The CEI Group, Inc.
Of all the technological advances mankind has achieved over the millennia that have changed the way we live and work, Machine Learning (ML) may well prove to be the one with the most powerful and disruptive effects.
And while one application – autonomous vehicles – is still in its infancy, ML applications in many other business applications are already here and more are on the way.
ML grew out of the computer science of artificial intelligence (AI). Broadly speaking, AI refers to computers programmed to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, like recognizing images and speech and making decisions. As remarkable as that is, ML goes one step further: it creates computers that can learn from experience and actually improve their performance.