Truck News


  • WABCO names Jon Morrison president for its Americas Business Unit

    August 4, 2015 11:54AM by Sonia Straface

    ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – WABCO announced today that it has appointed Jon Morrison president for its Americas Business Unit. He is a 30-year veteran of the global transportation industry. “I’m honoured to take on the role of WABCO president for

  • PMTC, THRSCA to host educational seminar in September

    August 4, 2015 11:41AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), together with the Trucking Human Resources Sector Council Atlantic (THRSCA), is hosting an educational seminar on September 16, 2015. The seminar will be taking place in Truro, Nova Scotia

  • Mack museum curator wins Historian of the Industry award

    August 3, 2015 9:47PM by Truck News

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. — If you’ve ever toured the Mack Trucks Historical Museum with curator Don Schumaker, then you’ve undoubtedly left there better informed about the history of Mack and the trucking industry in general. The passionate museum curator was recently

  • FMCSA, ATA debate effectiveness of US hours-of-service rules

    July 31, 2015 11:00AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, DC — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) responded to the recent US Government Accountability Office (GAO) report today that examined the agency’s 2014 study on the hours-of-service changes made in 2011 and implemented in 2013. The GAO

  • Inaugural Southern Alberta Truck Expo exceeds expectations

    July 31, 2015 9:31AM by Jim Bray

    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The skies were clear and the sun smiled down on this southern Alberta city as it hosted what’s planned to be the first of an annual showcase of the trucking industry. The event, held on Saturday, July

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    Road Choice expands product offering with six new product categories

    July 31, 2015 8:52AM by Truck News

    Greensboro, NC — Road Choice Truck Parts rolled out six more new replacement product categories to its expanding offering. The newest additions to the portfolio include diesel particulate filters (DPF), heavy-duty commercial batteries, truck fenders, wheel bearings, wheel seals and CB antennas

  • ATA applauds Senate passage of long-term highway bill

    July 30, 2015 3:15PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The ATA welcomed the Senate’s passage of a long-term highway bill today. President and CEO of the American Trucking Associations issued the following statement: “The American Trucking Associations congratulates the Senate on passage of a highway reauthorization

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    Fleet Engineers unveils new mud flaps for wide-base tires

    July 30, 2015 3:08PM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – Fleet Engineers announced the release of a wide version of its popular AeroFlap mud flap. The new mud flap called the AF-19, is 19” and is sized for wide-base tires. According to the company, the flap offers

  • Tremcar opens doors to new Quebec service centre

    July 30, 2015 2:56PM by Truck News

    LEVIS, Que. – Tremcar announced the opening of its new service centre in Quebec today. The new location was a long-tome coming according to the company and has just recently obtained certification for the B-620 on all TC-406 petroleum tanks

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    Goodyear adds Unicircle tread to product line

    July 30, 2015 12:10PM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio — Goodyear is once again offering mixed-service fleets enhanced traction with the release of its new G186 MSA UniCircle retread. According to the company the new retread features spliceless technology and boasts zig-zag circumferential grooves for all-season traction.

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    Trail King expands its agricultural product line

    July 30, 2015 12:01PM by Truck News

    MITCHELL, SD —  Trail King announced the official release of its complete agricultural product offerings today. The company, which recently announced its acquisition of Dakota Trailer Manufacturing, has decided to select products absorbed from Dakota to be marketed with the

  • Mack Trucks helps environmental foundation raise big bucks

    July 30, 2015 10:53AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, NC – Mack Trucks played a big role in the success of the 21st annual Environment Research & Education Foundation (EREF) charitable auction at WasteExpo 2015. Bids for the three Mack-based models donated reached a total of $870,000 –

  • Register early for CITT’s 2015 logistics conference

    July 29, 2015 2:25PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canada Logistics Conference hosted by CITT is fast approaching and the deadline to register to take advantage of early bird rates is even closer. Delegates are encouraged to register before August 10 for the event that

  • ATA calls on FMCSA to improve CSA system

    July 29, 2015 2:08PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations urged the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to do more to improve its Compliance, Safety, Accountability carrier monitoring system today in official filed comments. “ATA is grateful that FMCSA has been receptive to

  • Total cost of ground transportation increases slightly

    July 29, 2015 1:43PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers went up by 0.3% in May compared to April in the results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI). In addition, the base rate index (which