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  • Truck seller becomes bio-fuel producer

    September 15, 2014 by Carolyn Gruske

    CHATHAM, Ont. – A used truck dealer plans on turning waste wood by-products into diesel fuel. “All of the provinces are increasing their [fuel] blending requirements, so we see this as the future,” said TATRO Trucks Ltd. corporate financial controller

  • Trailer Wizards adds bays and opens doors

    September 15, 2014 by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Trailer Wizards Ltd. is showing off its newly expanded facility. The trailer leasing company recently added more space to its Mississauga, Ont.-based trailer service centre, and increased the number of service bays to 20 from the previous

  • Platooning for safety and efficiency

    September 12, 2014 by Dale Amy

    DETROIT, Mich. — Okay, it was a bit unnerving. Riding shotgun at 100 km/h in a tractor-trailer a mere 13 meters behind a similar rig went against deeply ingrained highway survival instincts and simple common sense. The looming doors of

  • NLI International going “Above and Beyond” with their direct to home delivery programs

    September 11, 2014 by Lou Smyrlis

    MISSISSAUGA – NLI International, a newly formed provider of direct to home delivery solutions for high end furniture, electronics and appliances purchased online, has taken a critical step in its development with the official opening of its Mississauga, Ont. distribution

  • Tallman Truck Centre celebrates grand opening in Oshawa

    September 10, 2014 by Sonia Straface

    OSHAWA, Ont. – The intoxicating “new building” and BBQ smell was in the air at the Tallman Truck Centre grand opening in Oshawa, Ont. today. After three years of planning, the new Tallman Truck Centre finally opened its doors to

  • Truck News takes the icy plunge

    September 10, 2014 by Truck News

    TORONTO — The Truck News team was called out to take the ALS ice bucket challenge. Watch Kathy Penner and Lou Smyrlis in action!  

  • Not just tractors and cows: Farm Show photo gallery

    September 10, 2014 by Truck News

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. — Even though it bills itself as the event “where farmers meet” Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show offers exhibits of interest to the trucking community as well. Over 42,000 visitors are expected to walk through the gates in Woodstock,

  • Uncertain but not anxious

    September 10, 2014 by Carolyn Gruske

    Conflicting statistics and economic indicators don’t sink positive expectations for next year. On the release of Fleet Executive’s Annual Equipment Buying Trends Survey we compile data for a look at where the trucking industry will be in 2015.

  • TST Overland Express gives scholarships to outstanding students

    September 9, 2014 by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – This year’s TST Overland Express International Transportation & Customs Scholarships were presented to two worthy students entering their second year of Seneca College’s International Transportation & Customs program. The two lucky recipients were Sze Ming Alex Tang and

  • Winners of the fifth annual Truck Pull for United Way

    September 9, 2014 by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, MB – On Friday September 5, members of the Manitoba Trucking industry all wanted to pull their way to first place at the fifth annual Truck Pull for United Way. The winning team for 2014 was Bison Transport with

  • PIT expert to be part of SAE fuel economy testing panel

    September 8, 2014 by Truck News

    Montréal, Que. – FPInnovations Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group announced today that Marius Surcel, technical leader, will be on a panel focused on fuel economy testing for commercial vehicle aerodynamics. The panel will be at the SAE 2014 Commercial Vehicle Engineering

  • Raitt sings praises of National Trucking Week

    September 8, 2014 by Truck News

    Ottawa, Ont. — The federal minister of transport has declared her support of the trucking industry in a statement crafted for National Truck Week. Lisa Raitt’s comments addressed the international nature of the industry and the role trucking plays in

  • The best drivers in Canada

    September 7, 2014 by Sonia Straface

    ST-JEROME, Que. — The thunder and lightning wasn’t the only electrifying part of the weekend – if you were in St-Jerome, Quebec, that is, where the annual Truck Driving Championships took place Thursday through Saturday. The competition was flooded with enthusiasm,

  • Governments planning cross-border trucking initiatives

    September 5, 2014 by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. –- Canada and the US have agreed to co-operate more closely on a number of transportation issues and harmonize more safety and security regulations. The consensus to work together was formalized by the Canada-United States Regulatory Co-operation Council

  • National Trucking Week to be held Sept. 7-13

    September 5, 2014 by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Sept. 7-13 marks National Trucking Week, a time to show appreciation to the people who keep this country’s wheels, and economy, moving. David Bradley, head of the Ontario Trucking Association and Canadian Trucking Alliance started National Trucking