Truck News


  • Healthy Fleet Challenge Week four results

    January 29, 2015 11:38AM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canada has been walking circles around its American counterparts – in the Healthy Fleet Challenge, at least. This week, all fleets in the Top 5 were Canadian. Though the month isn’t quite over yet, we’ve compiled the

  • Scout Logistics channels Leaf fan frustrations to raise funds

    January 29, 2015 8:46AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — A Toronto freight transportation company is looking to harness Leafs fans’ frustrations and turn them into something positive. Scout Logistics has launched a Not In Our Lifetime campaign. It’s asking people to take a selfie of themselves

  • Fleet Engineers revamps brand, partners with Team Run Smart Pro

    January 28, 2015 4:36PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Fleet Engineers, a manufacturer of aftermarket parts, has gotten a major facelift. The company announced today it has rolled out a new, updated corporate logo and has released a new mission statement and updated its values

  • Meritor expands wheel-end solutions portfolio

    January 28, 2015 1:49PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev.  — In an effort to become a one-stop shop for wheel-end solutions, Meritor has added three new products the company announced earlier this week. “Customers have asked for greater single-source availability of products,” said Aaron Bickford, director,

  • SAF-Holland reveals Parts on Demand electronic parts catalogue

    January 28, 2015 1:40PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. –To help modernize the way parts are ordered, SAF-Holland has brought digital life to its parts catalogue. At its press event at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas, SAF-Holland introduced its aftermarket Parts on Demand

  • Transportation Media joins Newcom to create trucking industry information powerhouse

    January 27, 2015 9:45PM by Lou Smyrlis

    TORONTO, Ont. — Transportation Media, publishers of this website and the Truck News, Truck West and Motortruck Fleet Executive publications, has joined Newcom Business Media to create the largest publishing group serving the Canadian trucking industry. Newcom Business Media Inc.

  • Meritor rolls out new Service Point program

    January 27, 2015 7:58PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Independent Service Garages can now get the Meritor seal of approval. At the 2015 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week earlier today, Meritor announced that it will launch a network of Meritor-approved repairs shops, called Meritor Service Points,

  • Meritor rolls out new all-makes air disc brake portfolios

    January 27, 2015 7:15PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – In an effort to maintain leadership in the brake sector of the trucking industry, Meritor has expanded its air disc brake product line and has introduced updated parts catalogues. “Air disc is starting to evolve, we

  • Meritor expands Euclid-brand suspension line

    January 27, 2015 5:08PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – At its Heavy Duty Aftermarket press event, Meritor announced it is continuing its 75-year tradition by expanding its Euclid brand suspension line. The expansion will add 200 new parts to the portfolio of more than 2,000

  • Meritor launches new campaign to help wounded veterans

    January 27, 2015 4:40PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Meritor has launched a new charity and marketing initiative called Shoes for Soliders that is aimed to help wounded veterans get back on their feet to become leaders in business and their communities. The company announced

  • Meritor names new director of remanufacturing

    January 27, 2015 4:20PM by Truck News

    FLORENCE, Ky. – Meritor announced today, that Tim Bauer is the new director of remanufacturing, North America. He will be responsible for the overall leadership, and profitability of Meritor’s remanufacturing activities in North America. “Tim’s deep understanding of Meritor’s customers,

  • An economic overview that involves a heart attack, stroke, blood clot…and divorce

    January 27, 2015 12:08AM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – At the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) held in Las Vegas this week, predictions from 2014 were addressed and a new forecast was outlined. Leading the session titled, The Fundamental Drivers of the Industry, was Dr.

  • Looking back (and ahead) at the aftermarket

    January 27, 2015 12:06AM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A lot has changed in the aftermarket industry, which inspired the tagline at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue this week: It’s not your father’s aftermarket. In a session to outline the industry’s perspective and outlook, Stu

  • Postcard from Norway

    January 26, 2015 2:45PM by David Henry

    David Henry offers insights into trucking in Norway

  • ATD chair calls on dealers to educate communities

    January 25, 2015 7:25PM by Truck News

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Speaking to truck dealers from the US and Canada, American Truck Dealers chairman Eric Jorgensen urged them to get out and educate their communities on the important role they serve. “We’re all in this business together,”