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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.
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    Jake’s Cab Solutions rolls out new bed sheet size for sleeper cabs

    May 14, 2015 by Truck News

    VILLE SAINT-LAURENT, Que. — Jake’s Cab Solutions has announced this week that it is rolling out a new size in its catalogue of bed sheets specified for sleeper cabs. The new size is 30×80 and accommodates the upper bunk in sleep

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    Kenworth offers UltraShift PLUS VAS transmission for select medium duty trucks

    May 11, 2015 by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth announced this week that it is now offering the 10-speed Eaton UltraShift PLUS VAS transmission for its T370, T440, and T470 with the 8.9 litre Paccar PX-9 engine. According to Kenworth, the Eaton UltraShift PLUS provides

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    Idle Free Systems moves into the Canadian trucking market with two new dealer agreements

    May 11, 2015 by Truck News

    Eden Prairie, Minn. – Idle Free Systems announced recently that it has signed two Canadian dealer agreements. The first is Fort Garry Industries and its group of companies based in Winnipeg, Manitoba with 28 locations across Canada. The second is Parts

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    Michelin unveils new sizes for its XZ3+ tires

    May 6, 2015 by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelin Americas Truck Tires announced the launch of two new sizes of Michelin XZ3+ tires – 11R24.5 and 275/80R24.5 both load range H and reinforced with added steel belts for more carrying capacity. The tire is fuel-efficient and is

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    Peterbilt adds Bendix tire pressure monitoring system to Model 587

    May 6, 2015 by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has announced today that the Bendix SmarTire Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is now available on its cab and sleeper Model 587. “TPMS provides operators with real-time, on-demand tire status that helps ensure peak performance and

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    Truck-Lite introduces new headlight system

    May 5, 2015 by Truck News

    FALCONER, New York – Truck-Lite has announced its latest advancement in the LED lighting market, the 4×6 rectangular LED headlight system. It is the follow-up to the popular 7-inch round and 5×7 inch headlights. The company expects the new system will

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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