Caterpillar Pocket Technician version for fleets

July 9, 2002
Caterpillar has released a specialized fleet edition of its Pocket Technician that allows fleet managers to set more than 50 truck engine parameters for maximum efficiency. Pocket Technician is a Palm-based tool that offers drivers and fleet managers advanced Cat diagnostics and electronic capabilities through the convenience and affordability of a Palm device. The new Fleet Edition includes the same
Caterpillar has released a specialized fleet edition of its Pocket Technician that allows fleet managers to set more than 50 truck engine parameters for maximum efficiency.

Pocket Technician is a Palm-based tool that offers drivers and fleet managers advanced Cat diagnostics and electronic capabilities through the convenience and affordability of a Palm device.

The new Fleet Edition includes the same features as the original Driver Edition, but also offers “read-and-change” capability on 54 engine parameters.

“The Fleet Edition is designed to manage a fleet of trucks, and save the engine information to a computer,” said Steve Brown, sales development manager, Cat On-Highway Engine Division. “It allows the fleet manager to save trip data, view diagnostic information, and achieve maximum fuel mileage by setting specific engine parameters.”

The Pocket Technician kit includes software, plug-in adapter and truck connecting cable. Users download the Pocket Technician software, plug the Palm hand-held device into the adapter, and connect the adapter to the in-cab data port in any Cat-powered truck.

About the Author

Tim Parry

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of FleetOwner, create an account today!

Sponsored Recommendations

Leveraging telematics to get the most from insurance

Fleet owners are quickly adopting telematics as part of their risk mitigation strategy. Here’s why.

Reliable EV Charging Solution for Last-Mile Delivery Fleets

Selecting the right EV charging infrastructure and the right partner to best solve your needs are critical. Learn which solution PepsiCo is choosing to power their fleet and help...

Overcoming Common Roadblocks Associated with Fleet Electrification at Scale

Fleets in the United States, are increasingly transitioning from internal combustion engine vehicles to electric vehicles. While this shift presents challenges, there are strategies...

Report: The 2024 State of Heavy-Duty Repair

From capitalizing on the latest revenue trends to implementing strategic financial planning—this report serves as a roadmap for navigating the challenges and opportunities of ...