Browse Publications Technical Papers 1999-01-3751

How Diagnostics Contribute to Vehicle Productivity and Driver Retention 1999-01-3751

This paper begins with an outline of the cost structure of operating a commercial vehicle. The focus is on maintenance costs and how diagnostics and prognostics can lower costs. The paper then describes a link between vehicle productivity, driver productivity and driver satisfaction. Examples of onboard and offboard diagnostic systems will be used to illustrate how users create a vehicle that is “the best place to work” for drivers.


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