The 2014 Ford Transit Connect elevates the street smarts of compact, commercial vans to a new level of versatility for cargo, service and passenger fleets. Whether outfitted for hauling, tool storage, carpooling or taxi service, the Transit Connect has consistently offered an attractive alternative to fleets that need the space and security offered by vans, but prefer a smaller package. >> Continue Reading

Commercial structures, public buildings, infrastructure projects, new housing developments, and even renovations often require multiple workers, and several types of equipment, vehicles, and storage containers. GPS (Global Positioning System) vehicle tracking devices that include fleet management software offer a box full of automated, electronic tools to help with equipment and personnel management. >> Continue Reading

Winter Weather in Wintertime is as Normal to the Motor City as the Auto Show. Neither snow nor rain nor Polar Vortices could ever stay the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), which launched right on schedule for the press on Monday, January 13, 2014 in the Motor City. >> Continue Reading

Every year, safety features in vehicles evolve. Eventually, smart automatic braking, modern airbag systems, electronic stability control, rearview cameras, park assist, and more, will be common to every vehicle on the road. Most advanced safety features will be automatic, much like standard airbags and anti-lock brakes are today. >> Continue Reading

The year 2013 was a ‘landmark’ year for GPS Trackit, a longtime leader in GPS tracking and fleet management solutions. The company released almost a dozen new products and services.  The releases run the gamut, from hardware to software, and include several first-to-market alerts to monitor driving behaviors. >> Continue Reading

As I was headed to work down a steep mountain road one morning, with several cars and trucks behind me, the fog was so thick I could barely see the headlights of oncoming cars. Suddenly, a vehicle with headlights OFF appeared out of nowhere, like a ghost, about 20 feet in front of me. >> Continue Reading