Technology and Telematics

Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive. This will start with the mid-size eVito, which is now available to order in Germany, with deliveries commencing in the second half of 2018. Further model ranges will follow, starting in 2019. The leading van manufacturer […]

Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop start pilot project for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods

Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop start pilot project for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods

Joint project of Mercedes-Benz Vans, US drone systems developer Matternet and Swiss online marketplace siroop Innovative delivery concept with vans as connected, mobile landing platforms for drones tested in Zurich Pilot objectives: testing of on-demand delivery and its acceptance by retailers and public Van and drone combination connects customers and merchants faster, enhances efficiency and […]

5DT offers insights into the Advanced Trucking Simulator for the South African Market

5DT offers insights into the Advanced Trucking Simulator for the South African Market

5DT (Fifth Dimension Technologies), a training simulator and virtual reality pioneer, unveiled their state-of-the-art advanced trucking simulator at a launch event at its head office in the Persequor Technopark, Pretoria, South Africa. The South African launch comes on the back of an international release at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) […]

Dashboard cameras and video captured by passengers can help in reporting bad truck drivers!

Dashboard cameras and video captured by passengers can help in reporting bad truck drivers!

The Arrive Alive website received dashcam footage of a truck driver driving dangerously just before Richards Bay on Sunday the 16 July 2017 at midday, driving on the N2 Highway from North to South. The report received reads as follows: “This huge truck was being driven so dangerously at high speed […]