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Chris Bouchard

Chris is our Inbound Marketing Specialist. He spends much of his time creating and promoting content. Since day one, Chris has never missed a meal at the office.
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6 Trends Hauling the Trailer Industry Forward

The trailer industry is undergoing a transformative period, marked by innovative designs, technological advancements, and a heightened focus on sustainability. Encompassing recreational trailers to tractor trailers, several trends are shaping the future of this essential automotive industry sector.

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Topics: Trailers

The Rise of ROVs and the Need for Precision in Powersports Data

ATV (all-terrain vehicle) and UTV (utility task vehicle) market, also known as ROVs (recreational off-road vehicles), have experienced a remarkable rise in popularity in recent years, becoming a driving force in the powersports industry. According to a Fortune Business Insights report, ROVs claim 63.4% of the global powersports market share in 2022. The annual revenue for ATVs and UTVs in the North American market is expected to grow from $8.52 billion to $13.6 billion in the next 5 years (2023-2028). As such, there is a growing need for accurate and complete powersports vehicle data for businesses in the space to remain competitive.

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OTA Vehicle Updates: How Do They Impact The Auto Industry?

Over-the-air (OTA) updates are a growing trend in the auto industry and are expected to be standardized across OEMs by 2028. While OTA updates will greatly benefit OEMs, saving 1.5 billion per year in recall services as well as improving the customer experience with fewer trips to the dealer, how will they impact the rest of the industry? This article addresses some of the unknowns that could potentially benefit or negatively impact the retailing, servicing, and insuring of vehicles in the future.

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Topics: Automotive Technology

4 Ways Advanced Vehicle Technology Improves The Auto Logistics Space

A successful transportation business in today’s fast-paced and competitive climate requires the most efficient and cost-effective business processes. Advances in vehicle technology, including advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), telematics, GPS tracking systems, and dash-cam tech have revolutionized the way these businesses operate with the ability to lower vehicle risks and better maintain their fleets. Here are four ways in which advanced vehicle technology is improving transportation businesses.

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Topics: Logistics, Automotive Technology, ADAS

Is It Time to Switch Vehicle Data Providers?

In many cases, vehicle data and VIN decoding solutions are the foundation of your automotive product’s features and processes. You may have invested a great deal of effort to integrate with your current provider. Perhaps you've migrated to a different data provider in the past and have experience working through the headaches of disparate naming conventions and issues with style/vehicle IDs.  You likely have a customer base that relies on you for progressive development and new features, as well as a busy road map ahead.

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Topics: VIN

5 Trends Shaping The Future of ADAS

In previous articles of this ADAS blog series, we discussed the increasing prominence of ADAS and its impact across the auto industry, as well as some of the challenges with these advanced safety technologies. As ADAS systems continue to grow in their prominence, with a solid amount of data accumulated over the last few years to prove their efficacy, as well as their limitations, manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to improve these systems and prevent even more accidents.

This article includes some of the significant trends shaping the future of ADAS as the auto industry works to transform automotive safety and autonomous driving.

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Topics: Automotive Technology, ADAS

The Cost of Electric Vehicle Ownership

In a previous article, we discussed some of the key components of EVs and how they differ from the makeup of traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

The Key Components of an Electric Vehicle

EVs continue to change the landscape of the auto industry at a rapid pace and many questions arise for consumers and businesses alike. In our previous EV article, we covered the topic of EV charging and charging infrastructure, one of the biggest factors in the adoption of EVs. As a follow-up, we thought it would be helpful to address some of the key components of an EV, as well as some of the ways in which they differ from their internal combustion engine (ICE) counterparts. 

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

EV Charging: Everything You Need to Know

Electric vehicles (EVs) are continuing to grow in popularity due to their environmental friendliness, cost savings, lower maintenance, and improved performance. However, one of the greatest obstacles holding back the worldwide adoption of EVs is infrastructure limitations for charging stations, especially in the U.S.

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10 "How to" Fleet Management Tips from the Fleet Solutions Experts

This post has been republished with fully updated content since its original publish date in Nov 2015

Managing a fleet, big or small, is not an easy task. There are several items to account for and challenges to overcome in order to run a successful fleet. Some of these include saving money on fuel, ensuring the safety and job satisfaction of your drivers, keeping up with vehicle maintenance and repairs, etc. 

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Topics: Logistics, Fuel Economy, Fleet Management