Volvo, Others Face Vehicle Tracking Patent Suit

Law360, New York (April 15, 2010, 12:11 PM EDT) -- Volvo Trucks North America Inc., On-Board Communications Inc. and several others have been targeted with an infringement suit by ArrivalStar SA and Melvino Technologies Ltd. over nine patents for vehicle tracking and location systems used in trucking and other industries.

One of the allegedly infringing products is Cadec Global Inc.'s PowerVue tracking system, which provides real-time monitoring and mapping using global positioning systems, according to a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.

On-Board's SafetyTraks and Volvo's Link systems...
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