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Truck News is Canada's leading trucking newspaper - news and information for trucking companies, owner/operators, truck drivers and logistics professionals working in the Canadian trucking industry.
  • News

    Peterbilt’s Denton plant celebrates 35th anniversary

    December 22, 2015 by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – In 1980, ‘Old No. 1’ rolled off Peterbilt’s assembly line in Denton, Texas, and the company, which has produced nearly 500,000 trucks since, is now celebrating 35 years of ‘quality, safety, efficiency and innovation.’ “The value Peterbilt’s

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    Truck Tonnage Index drops 0.9% in November

    December 22, 2015 by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 0.9% in November, after an increase of 1.8% in October. According to the ATA, in November, the index equaled 134.3 (2000=100), down from 135.5 in

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    November trailer sales strong, says ACT

    December 21, 2015 by Truck West

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – ACT Research says the robust order season for U.S. trailers continued in November with an 18% gain over the previous month and 10% from a year ago. “It can be difficult to fully appreciate the strength of

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    Trademark agreement made between Stemco and Goodyear Tire and Rubber

    December 21, 2015 by Truck West

    LONGVIEW, Texas – Stemco and the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company officially reached a trademark license agreement Dec. 18. The agreement follows Stemco’s acquisition of the manufacturer of Goodyear® Air Springs for truck, trailer, truck cab suspension products and cab

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    Thieves active during Holiday season

    December 21, 2015 by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Information collected by CargoNet found that there were 112 incidents of stolen freight reported in Canada and the U.S. between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2 from the years 2012 to 2015. The data comes out just

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  • News

    Maxim’s annual pancake breakfast helps raise $20,000 for charity

    December 7, 2015 by Truck News

      WINNIPEG, Man. – Maxim Truck & Trailer held its 15th annual charity pancake breakfast on December 3. The event took place at Maxim’s head office in Winnipeg and attracted more than 500 hungry guests. In total, the breakfast raised

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    Toronto Transportation Club hosts AGM

    December 6, 2015 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Toronto Transportation Club hosted its Annual General Meeting on December 3 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto.   During the meeting, the board voted and elected a new committee for next year. Tim Roulston

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  • Product

    Fleet Engineers unveils new mud flaps for wide-base tires

    July 30, 2015 by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – Fleet Engineers announced the release of a wide version of its popular AeroFlap mud flap. The new mud flap called the AF-19, is 19” and is sized for wide-base tires. According to the company, the flap offers

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  • Product

    Goodyear adds Unicircle tread to product line

    July 30, 2015 by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio — Goodyear is once again offering mixed-service fleets enhanced traction with the release of its new G186 MSA UniCircle retread. According to the company the new retread features spliceless technology and boasts zig-zag circumferential grooves for all-season traction.

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  • Product

    Trail King expands its agricultural product line

    July 30, 2015 by Truck News

    MITCHELL, SD —  Trail King announced the official release of its complete agricultural product offerings today. The company, which recently announced its acquisition of Dakota Trailer Manufacturing, has decided to select products absorbed from Dakota to be marketed with the

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  • Product

    SkyBitz introduces new all-in-one cargo and asset management tool

    July 28, 2015 by Truck News

    HERNDON, Va. – SkyBitz has rolled out the Falcon series GXT3100C – an all-in-one cargo and asset management solution. Two leading transport companies, Fremont Contract Carriers and USA Truck, have both selected the new Falcon GXT3100C for its fleets. “We have

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  • Product

    Eaton upgrades aftermarket offerings

    July 28, 2015 by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton has enhanced its commercial vehicle aftermarket offerings with a new name and the addition of multiple new genuine Fuller transmission components. What was known as the Bulk product line is now the Rebuilder Bulk Pack line.

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  • Product

    Peterbilt’s SmartLINQ technology now in production

    July 16, 2015 by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas– Peterbilt’s SmartLINQ technology is now in production, the company announced today. The new technology is a factory-installed, fully integrated remote diagnostics system standard on all trucks equipped with a Paccar MX-13 engine. It was introduced in March 2015

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  • Product

    Bridgestone introduces new drive retread

    July 13, 2015 by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone Commercial rolled out its newest retread product – Bandag B760 FuelTech – recently. The new B760 FuelTech is a drive retread designed for tandem axle tractors in truckload and LTL applications. It is EP SmartWay verified

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  • Product

    Eaton expands line of FLEX Reman transmissions

    July 6, 2015 by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton announced today that it has enhanced its lineup of FLEX Reman transmissions with three new initiatives. These include: The introduction of 12 new part numbers, each with forward shift bar housings that complement the existing standard

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