Teletrac Navman has released new research which the company says shows that electronic work diary (EWD) use will triple within the next 12 months. As legislation allows transport operators to replace paper logbooks with EWDs, it's likely the technology will grow exponentially in 2017.
Australian businesses are being urged to sharpen their focus on their environmental footprint in the lead-up to Earth Hour's tenth birthday, taking place on 25 March. For any organisation operating a fleet of vehicles, driving inefficiency out of their business at every given opportunity, in order to 'go green', is a challenge.
Hino Motor Sales Australia has announced a recall on the Hino 300 Series trucks.
The MY 17 Isuzu D-Max ute has been awarded five safety stars under the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) scheme.
Fire & Rescue NSW (F&RNSW) is the seventh largest urban fire service in the world, with over 6800 firefighters serving at 339 fire stations across the state. When dealing with life or death emergencies spanning over 800,000 square kilometres, efficient operation is essential, ensuring that emergency services reach callouts quickly and arrive with the necessary equipment.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) has released the discussion paper 'National guidelines for automated vehicle trials', calling for input into the key elements needed to support the endeavour.
Toyota Fleet Management (TFM) has launched a new telematics system it says will promote safer driving practices, optimise the use of fleet assets and make life easier for busy fleet managers.
Toyota Motor Corporation has issued a safety recall for certain vehicles in its Hiace range. The affected models include: KDH201, KDH221, KDH223, TRH201, TRH221 and TRH223.
Automated vehicles (AVs) have the potential to change the landscape across a number of industry sectors.
Leading independent vehicle safety advocate the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has announced a maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating for the upgraded Toyota Landcruiser 70 single-cab chassis.
Toyota Australia has recalled an additional 179,710 vehicles as part of its Takata airbag safety campaign. The company said that three vehicle models are involved — Avensis Verso, Corolla and Yaris. The affected vehicles have build dates ranging between March 2007 and December 2011.
Owners of Ford Falcon FGII utility vehicles are advised that issues with the vehicle's rear axle housing mean that the weld may crack and cause an oil leak.
Uber and Volvo Cars are joining forces to develop next-generation autonomous driving cars, according to a report from the National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP).
The Department of Infrastructure & Regional Development is the appointed regulator for a recall of the Mercedes-Benz Vito van, sold nationally by authorised Mercedes-Benz dealers between 1 July 2014 and 31 March 2016.
The winners of the 2016 Fleet Safety Awards have been announced.