Truck News


  • News Equipment

    At 50, Western Star just getting started

    April 27, 2017 5:06PM by James Menzies

    From humble Canadian roots, Western Star celebrates 50 years in business

  • Canadian Tire and CP unveil 60-ft. container in Calgary

    April 26, 2017 11:46PM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – Canadian Tire and Canadian Pacific (CP) unloaded its 60-ft. container in Calgary today (April 26), marking the maiden voyage for the intermodal trailer in Alberta. Canadian Tire said the container – seven feet larger than the standard

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland introduces new severe-duty fifth wheel slider

    April 24, 2017 6:49AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – SAF-Holland revealed at ExpoCam a new severe-duty slider fifth wheel system. It’s designed for heavy- and severe-duty hauling operations, and boasts a 80,000-lb vertical load and 200,000-lb drawbar pull capacity. It’s compatible with Holland FW35, FW33, and

  • Market movers

    April 22, 2017 8:49PM by James Menzies

    Meritor’s John Nelligan on faster axle ratios, the adoption of disc brakes, and why 6×2 interest is cooling

  • Video Equipment

    Introducing Volvo’s New VNR Regional Haul

    April 22, 2017 7:24AM by Dan Robinson

    MONTREAL, Que. — Volvo’s new VNR regional haul truck made a flashy debut at ExpoCam this week, in front hundreds of customers, dealers, and industry press. The truck, which will replace the VNM, features a more modern interior and aerodynamic

  • News Equipment

    Volvo debuts new VNR regional truck at ExpoCam

    April 20, 2017 12:27PM by James Menzies

    Clean sheet design was inspired by drivers

  • News Equipment

    Mack introduces 16,000-lb front axle

    April 20, 2017 11:26AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. — Mack Trucks today announced availability of a proprietary 16,000-lb front axle on its Pinnacle axle back and axle forward models. The new offering was announced at ExpoCam, and is geared towards flatdeck and heavy haul carriers in

  • Penske offers new connected fleet solutions

    April 17, 2017 1:36PM by Truck News

    READING, Pa. – Today (April 17), Penske Truck Leasing announced its new fleet solutions, which connects its systems with nearly any truck and engine configuration or telematics service provider. “We’re very pleased to begin formally offering connected fleet solutions to

  • News Equipment

    Carrier Transicold takes over ComfortPro APU line

    April 17, 2017 9:40AM by Truck News

    ATHENS, Ga. – Carrier Transicold has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the ComfortPro auxiliary power unit (APU) line of products from Westport Fuel Systems. The agreement covers select IMPCO road and rail transport product lines from Westport.

  • News Equipment

    Trailer Wizards website available in Punjabi

    April 17, 2017 7:00AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trailer Wizards has announced its website is now available in Punjabi. The company notes a good percentage of the transportation industry is Punjabi-speaking and the new website will provide these customer with the tools and information they

  • Product Equipment

    Wabash names Eco Flaps preferred provider

    April 17, 2017 6:55AM by Truck News

    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eco Flaps aerodynamic splash guards have been named a preferred provider by Wabash National for its commercial dry and refrigerated van trailers, the company announced. “We couldn’t be more excited about this new partnership with Wabash National,”

  • News Equipment

    Stoughton acquires land across from manufacturing plant

    April 13, 2017 8:14AM by Truck News

    BRODHEAD, Wis. — Stoughton Trailers has announced it has purchased 17 acres of land across the street from its manufacturing plant in Brodhead, Wis. “The Stoughton Trailers Brodhead manufacturing facility is a critical component of our manufacturing footprint,” said Bob

  • News Equipment

    Volvo to debut new regional haul truck at ExpoCam

    April 12, 2017 9:25AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Volvo Trucks North America will debut a new VNR regional haul model at ExpoCam next week. The truck maker has provided a glimpse of the new truck through two preview videos. “The VNR is wholly reimagined inside

  • News Equipment

    P.S.I. snaps up tire pressure monitoring competitor

    April 12, 2017 7:03AM by Truck News

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) has announced it acquisition of tire pressure monitoring system company Truck System Technologies (TST). TST also provides mobile asset management systems, the company says. P.S.I. says TST’s offerings allow for the real-time

  • News Equipment

    Ritchie Bros.’ Edmonton auction to offer ‘supermarket of equipment’

    April 11, 2017 1:18PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – There will be no shortage of items to choose from at this month’s Ritchie Bros. auction in Edmonton, Alta., with just under 8,000 on the list. The four-day event will feature more than 210 truck tractors, over