Velvac Recognized as one of the “Fastest Growing Firms”

Monday, November 2, 2015

Velvac Inc., a leading manufacturer of mirrors and products for the truck/fleet, RV and specialty vehicle markets, has been named one of the “Fastest Growing Firms” by the Milwaukee Business Journal. It joins 30 other firms in southeastern Wisconsin with the highest percentage of growth from 2012-2105.

Velvac Launches the New Road-iQ Website

Friday, May 15, 2015

We're proud to announce the launch of a new website for our Road-iQ brand this Spring.

As a recognized technology leader in the rapidly growing telematics/connected vehicle market, the site provides helpful information on the software and hardware systems we create for commercial and recreational vehicle fleet management, communications, and safety. We invite you to learn more about our VideoData Server, sure to be the industry standard in wireless communication telematics.

For more information, please visit our site at

2030XL Featured in American Eagle Video

Friday, January 23, 2015

American Coach just unveiled the 2016 American Eagle luxury motor coach at the RV Super Show, and have uploaded a new video presentation. The 1:48 video showcases the many enhancements to an already luxurious RV. At 0:29 and 1:22, the Velvac 2030XL mirror is showcased as part of their commitment to excellence and improved safety.

Paul Hughes, our Director of Marketing & Sales for RV commented, "American Coach has been a great partner of ours for many years. This launch of the new American Eagle is just one more way we can take pride in the quality of our product and partnerships."

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Velvac CEO Jeff Porter featured in RV Daily Podcast

Sunday, December 21, 2014

When it comes to motorhomes, RVIA is the number one industry trade show. And the number one media outlet is RV Daily. Listen to the broadcast of RV Daily editor Greg Gerber with Velvac's own, CEO Jeff Porter. It's a fantastic primer on Velvac, our commitment to research and development within the industry and the unique products we're featuring for 2015.

To listen to the RV Daily podcast... follow this link.

Velvac’s adds Road-iQ to its driver safety portfolio

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Velvac has completed a transaction with Qualnetics, Inc., a telematics products leader, purchasing its operations and a major portion of its intellectual property. Qualnetics had been a technology partner with Velvac driving the development of its new “Hyperion Guardian” Road-iQ system. This Road-iQ system, integrates up to seven cameras with vehicle data connectivity and Wi-Fi/4G cellular communications to display, record, and communicate important vehicle safety information via an iPad tablet computer. Fleet vehicles, buses and RVs equipped with Road-iQ offer drivers and fleet managers complete access to not only the driving data, but video, as well, providing greater security and safety.

"The Future of Vision Safety” revealed to bus market at APTA Show

Sunday, October 12, 2014

On average, bus drivers perform one evasive maneuver to avoid a side collision every three days1. Primarily, bus accidents occur during lane changes, because bus drivers have a huge blind spot with conventional mirrors (see ill. A). Velvac, the leader in safety vision systems, is introducing three new products specifically intent on preventing these accidents from occurring: the 2020XG Shuttle Bus Camera-in-Mirror, the 2030XL Transit Bus Camera-in-Mirror and the “Hyperion Guardian” Road-iQ telematics system.

NTSB Issues Tractor-Trailor Safety Recommendations

Friday, April 18, 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued several non-binding recommendations to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) asking that they take specific actions to enhance the safety of tractor-trailers.

Included among the recommended actions is a recommendation that NHTSA require all newly manufactured truck-tractors with GVWRs over 26,000 pounds be equipped with visibility enhancement systems to improve the ability of drivers to detect passenger vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists in their blind spots. Enter the Aero Cam...

Velvac to Feature New Hyperion OnBoard Guardian at MATS

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Velvac will be premiering its Hyperion OnBoard Guardian collision avoidance and fleet management solution at the 2014 Mid-America Truck Show.

Encompassing three advances in technology -- the LaneChange Guardian blind spot detection system, the Virtual DVR event recorder and fleet management solution and the VideoData Server -- the Hyperion OnBoard Guardian is a single platform solution to driver safety and fleet performance that transforms camera and vehicle data and outputs that information in real-time to an iPad or tablet computer for display and recording.

Velvac Announces Acquisition of ViewMaster Product Line

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Velvac, Inc., a leading manufacturer of components to the truck, bus, recreational and specialty vehicle industries, announced today that it has acquired the assets of the ViewMaster mirror product line from the former Mirror Lite Company. ViewMaster mirrors are used on vehicles in the refuse market, as well as other heavy and medium-duty trucks. Velvac now offers the refuse industry’s broadest line of rear-view mirror products, covering OEM vehicle applications for the full range of vehicles in that market.

Velvac Exhibiting at HDAW 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Velvac will be exhibiting at the upcoming Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) Show in Las Vegas, NV from January 27th through the 30th. Stop by booth 336 to see the new, innovative products Velvac has recently launched for the Heavy Duty aftermarket vehicle segment.

Velvac continues to illustrate its leadership in providing quality aftermarket vehicle components. Come see how Velvac keeps vehicle owners... In the Passing Lane.