Electronics makes its own way – the fab 4 of fleet management

25 June 18

Multiplex net, already present on all heavy trucks, is now at its 2nd phase, i.e. easier communication outwards and data storage in one single format. Once upon a time, there was the so-called Controller area network, better known as Can bus or multiplex system. Later on, in the late Nineties, five of the most important European trucks contructors (Iveco, Man, Mercedes, Scania e Volvo), realized that those “telematic mini motorways” (i.e. multiplex nets) created on board of trucks needed something more which could allow the languages of different nets to be uniform: a standard.

Source: Rivista Vado e Torno, July-August 2004
Gianluca Ventura