Making connections

The Internet of Things is a new name for a familiar tool

I’d argue that the concept isn’t new and in fact has been a standard part of the industry for more than 20 years, but over the last few months, I’ve been hearing a lot about the “connected truck” as the next big technology to hit the commercial vehicle market.  I guess whether you see it as new or old news depends on your definition, or maybe expectations.

It was more than 20 years ago when the first long-haul trucks began carrying two-way data com

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