Truck stop spells good news for drivers

29 February, 2016

Transport companies and truck drivers accessing Sydney's key air and sea transport hubs will have easier access to fuel with the opening of Caltex Australia's purpose-built truck stop in Banksmeadow.

Keyless cars coming soon

24 February, 2016

Volvo plans to be the first carmaker to offer keyless cars, with customers given the option of using a mobile phone application to replace the physical key with a digital key. The innovative Bluetooth-enabled digital key technology will offer Volvo customers far more flexibility, enabling them to benefit from entirely new ways to use and share cars.

Autonomous vehicle trials on track for WA

19 February, 2016

RAC has united with French intelligent transport systems company NAVYA to trial autonomous vehicle technology in Western Australia. The plan is to test a driverless fully electric shuttle bus.

The great divide — Uber shows up generation gap

15 February, 2016

Uber's popularity is being driven by tech-savvy younger Australians, with older and less digitally inclined Aussies not so keen to view the service as a viable alternative to traditional taxis.

LED tail-lights — are you aware of the risks?

11 February, 2016

Modern cars are computers on wheels. Post-fitting LED tail-lights to their complex electrical systems is fraught with risk. Most vehicles do not have a compatible system that allows direct replacement. Incorrect installation can compromise the modern electrics, introduce new problems and put your manufacturer's warranty in jeopardy.

TCA announces Navman Wireless as IAP service provider

10 February, 2016

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has announced that Navman Wireless Australia has obtained certification as an Intelligent Access Program (IAP) service provider.

ANCAP welcomes new design rule

25 January, 2016

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has welcomed a positive step to improve road safety — new legislation to improve design standards for side impact crashes.

TomTom Traffic and IFS join forces

20 January, 2016

IFS has collaborated with TomTom and developed a major feature enhancement to the IFS Mobile Workforce Management solution.

The future is now — talking to cars a reality (though not in Australia)

13 January, 2016

More than 33 years after the popular American TV show Knight Rider showed David 'The Hoff' Hasselhoff talking to his car KITT, Volvo and Microsoft are launching a wearable-enabled voice control system.

National heavy vehicle safety a step closer

15 December, 2015

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator's (NHVR) revised National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual has been launched by Stephen Mullighan, South Australian Minister for Transport and Infrastructure.

Ridgeback toolboxes

11 December, 2015

The Ridgeback range of toolboxes designed specifically for utes consists of four main product groups available in a variety of models to suit the needs of any application.

A meeting of the minds for fleet safety

10 December, 2015

Fleet and mobile asset management solutions provider MixTelematics recently joined forces with Brake Professional, a not-for-profit global membership service for professionals working in the fields of fleet safety and road safety. The two companies came together to co-host a webinar exploring the topic of in-vehicle technology and the impact on fleet safety.

Ready Track GPS tracking

08 December, 2015

Ready Track's GPS vehicle tracking systems provide control over fleet operations and improve business performance.

Navman Wireless DIRECTOR GPS tracking software

02 December, 2015

Navman Wireless has announced the release of its newest GPS software platform, Navman Wireless DIRECTOR.

Safety recall Mitsubishi Triton

26 November, 2015

Mitsubishi Motors Australia is advising owners of the Triton 16MY MQ — fitted with genuine accessory tow bar (kits) part numbers MZ350452 and MZ350552 — that the Compliance Label does not comply with the marking requirements in either ADR 62/02 or AS4177.1. Specifically the towing loads do not match the specifications for 16MY MQ Triton.

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