» It is critical to combine the data available
from multiple sources in a way that allows
a deeper look into a vehicle’s health.
Photo Illustration derived from Navistar and iStock
I A look at the industry’s transition to better
utilizing vehicle and environmental data to
make more informed maintenance decisions.
30 Fleet Maintenance | June 2018
t seems society is going somewhere. Today
consumer products are blazing a path with hightech
products like Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa
voice-command applications. Products like this
use a number of technological advancements like
Big Data, artifi cial intelligence (AI), machine learning,
cloud computing and storage.
While this has long been part of the consumer
world, it’s only more recently that truck OEMs and
commercial fl eets seem to have started adopting
similar technologies for everyday operations.
As the industry shift s toward this adoption of
more consistently and thoroughly utilizing data
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