Stoneridge, a Novi, Michigan-based supplier to both the light-vehicle and commercial truck markets, is beginning to gain traction with its MirrorEye camera monitor system for large trucks.
Not only does it give drivers a clearer view of surrounding traffic, but by using three monitors – one on each A-pillar and one in the middle of the instrument panel – it enhances the truck’s aerodynamics by eliminating tall side-view mirrors that span each side of the cab…
Stoneridge has competition. According to the trucking and freight news website Transport Topics, Bosch and Continental Automotive have developed camera monitoring systems. But Stoneridge is the first to attain an exemption from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to allow test fleets to remove the door-mounted side mirrors while using the interior-mounted screens.