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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

    Following merger, Nova Enterprises and Lockhart Truck Center rebrand

    May 1, 2015 by Truck News

    TRURO, N.S. — Nova Enterprises Limited and Lockhart Truck Center have rebranded to Nova Truck Centres. The rebrand follows the merger of the two companies back in 2013 and was “designed to embrace our history and tradition of being a

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  • Product

    Wabash National inks agreement with Aurora Parts

    April 29, 2015 by Truck News

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wabash National announced a new five-year agreement today with Aurora Parts & Accessories. The agreement makes Aurora the exclusive supplier of all aftermarket parts for the company’s dry van, refrigerated van, and platform trailers sold under the

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  • Product

    Kenworth adds new options

    April 27, 2015 by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash.– Kenworth announced today it is offering the Meritor Front Steer non-drive axle family rated from 12,000 to 14,600 pounds in standard and wide track options for selected Class 8 trucks and the Class 7 Kenworth T370. The axles

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  • Product

    Bendix unveils new All Makes product line

    April 23, 2015 by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix announced today it has expanded its lineup of remanufactured components with the launch of its new All Makes product line. The company says the line was designed initially to address the growing demand for remanufactured compressors.

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    ATA urges Department of Transportation to rethink truck speeds

    April 20, 2015 by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations renewed its call for the Department of Transportation to move forward with a rule requiring the electronic speed limiter on all large trucks be set no higher than 65 miles per hour. “In

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    Daimler names new general manager for Cleveland truck plant

    April 17, 2015 by Truck News

    CLEVELAND, N.C. – Daimler Trucks North America has named Henning O. Bruns the new general manager of its truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, N.C. Bruns joined the Daimler team back in 1991 and has held a number of management roles

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  • News

    Marcio Pedroso named new president of Volvo Financial Solutions

    April 17, 2015 by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo has named Marcio Pedroso the new president of Volvo Financial Solutions for the region of Americas, as of March 1, 2015. Pedroso is taking over for Leo Hawkes who recently retired. Pedroso has been with the VFS

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    TransCore Link Logistics unveils French Web site at ExpoCam

    April 16, 2015 by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – TransCore Link Logistics has launched a French version of its corporate Web site, the company announced at ExpoCam today in Montreal. The company says the French version was designed to meet the needs of its French-speaking population.

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    Carrier Transicold celebrates double milestone in 2015

    April 14, 2015 by Truck News

    ATHENS, Ga. – It’s a double celebration for Carrier Transicold this year. The company is celebrating both 75 years of the Carrier road transport refrigeration innovation and 45 years of the the Carrier Transicold business. “Carrier’s history encompasses more than

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    OTA files comments with Attorney General regarding AMPS

    April 14, 2015 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association has filed its comments to the Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG) regarding the proposal of an online administrative monetary penalty system  (AMPS) that deals with traffic-related provincial offences and municipal infractions. The

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  • News

    THD acquires Claude Roussel Transport

    April 14, 2015 by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – THD has announced the acquisition of Claude Roussel Transport earlier this week. The company claims the recent purchase will allow customers of Claude Roussel Transport to benefit from the increased coverage in Quebec and Ontario, and allows

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    CTA launches national consultation workshops on future trucking equipment

    April 13, 2015 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Environment Canada is expected to duplicate the upcoming rule the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is putting in place regarding the second round of greenhouse gas regulations (GHG) for heavy trucks. The rule is expected to be

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  • News

    OTA reveals list of speakers at annual convention

    April 9, 2015 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association has released the list of speakers at this year’s annual OTA Convention. The event is being held at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto on November 4-5 and registration for the event opens on May

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  • Product

    Koolatron reminds customers of the benefits of its 12 volt travel cooler

    April 8, 2015 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – If you don’t have space in your truck for a refrigerator to keep drinks cool and fruit fresh, there’s another solution. Koolatron, a Canadian owned and operated company is reminding customers and truckers alike about the benefits

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  • Product

    New wearable sensor prevents dozing off while driving

    April 7, 2015 by Truck News

    LONDON, England – Italian company Advicy Technology has released a new app and Bluetooth sensor to prevent truck drivers from dozing off while behind the wheel. The new product is called Advicy Drive and it uses a wearable sensor technology

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