RIO: Volkswagen Truck & Bus' for better truck management
As truck makers are increasingly investing in connected services to make vehicles safer and more efficient, fleet managers with large fleets approve of these implementations that can help them save money.
In fact, MAN, owner of Volkswagen Truck & Bus launched a digital platform, called RIO, to connect actors in the freight transport business, including hauliers, dispatchers and receivers. The system also feeds truck drivers traffic and navigation data. During a truck show, VW announced that RIO would enable logistics firms to better use vehicle capacity, reduce empty journeys, save fuel and avoid traffic jams.
" the largest European automaker plans to invest hundreds of millions of euros to expand digital tools. "
As it is attempting to catch up with competitors, the largest European automaker plans to invest hundreds of millions of euros to expand digital tools.
RIO is a free platform that can be used by fleet operators, small and medium-sized hauliers and other firms.
For more information, visit the official VW's website.