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Securing CAN Networks in Commercial Vehicles

Commercial road vehicles are the backbone of the modern consumer economy. Almost any business from construction, to energy, to online retail at some point relies on the delivery of goods by...


Defending the Heavy-Vehicle Cyber Domain

The COVID-19 pandemic has served as a stark reminder of trucking’s essential role in keeping the economy moving. Hacking commercial vehicles poses grave risks that should not be ignored;...

Manned Systems

Precision Ag Aids Sustainability

Ten years ago, some “visionaries” at John Deere made a critical decision: that every one of its agricultural vehicles needed to be an IOT device that connected to the cloud. That way, agronomic and...

Electronics & Computers

Big Data’s Benefits Keep A-Comin’

Electronic systems generate gigabytes of data that are increasingly being used to improve efficiency at many levels, from field operations to maintenance and even vehicle design. A range of...

Sensors/Data Acquisition

Virtual Factories Accelerate Collaboration, Advance Technologies

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), a non-profit consortium based in Prince George County, Virginia, uses a 3D visualization lab to expand beyond the...

Unmanned Systems

MOBI Rolls out the First Blockchain-Enabled Vehicle Identity (VID) Mobility Standard

The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) – a global nonprofit working to create standards in blockchain, distributed ledgers, and related...

Robotics, Automation & Control

Addressing Configuration Controls in an Era of Multiple Security Frameworks

We have entered the era of multiple security frameworks. Sometimes mandatory, often voluntary, security frameworks are created to provide federal and commercial...


Argus Makes Fleet Protection Cybersecurity Available to Both Automotive and Aircraft Fleets

Vehicle connectivity is beginning to unlock a range of benefits – from airline and rideshare fleet management and predictive maintenance to...


Wind River and Airbiquity Partner to Update Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Software Through Cloud-Based, Over-The-Air Technology

Wind River Systems, Inc. is partnering with Airbiquity, Inc. to develop a solution to proactively manage the...

Internet of Things

Industry Remains Unsettled on Vehicle Connectivity Standard

As autonomous vehicles inch closer to reality, a diverse range of companies and public entities are exploring ways to maximize their positive impact on traffic flows and...

Technical Innovation
Manned Systems

Argus Cyber Security Responds Quickly to New Threats Via Over-The-Air Updates

The commercial vehicle (CV) industry provides a unique challenge to cybersecurity companies due to their length of use and multitude of usage profiles that...

Technical Innovation

Upstream Devoted to Truck Cybersecurity Threats

According to Gartner, Inc, a leading research and advisory company, the number of connected vehicles on the road is expected to reach 250 million by 2020. The heavy-duty industry has seen...

Technical Innovation
RF & Microwave Electronics

Hackers Aim to Exploit Vulnerabilities in CVs, Pushing Security to the Forefront

Commercial vehicles are coming into the sights of hackers who have succeeded in attacking governments and corporations. Cyber-criminals hope to exploit...

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U.S. DoT Chooses SAE J3016 for Vehicle-Autonomy Policy Guidance

The U.S. Dept. of Transportation's policy guidance released Sept. 20 on the testing and deployment of automated vehicles validates SAE International's J3016 standard as the...