Truck News


  • Mill Creek celebrates 35 years, Wahba hints at another Kriska acquisition

    September 3, 2015 5:48PM by Sonia Straface

    AYR, Ont. – Mill Creek celebrated its 35th birthday in style today. The weather held up for the event which was held outside Mill Creek’s facility located past Cambridge, Ontario, where the company treated its employees, the media and dignitaries

  • Gigg Express moves to new facility

    September 2, 2015 8:33PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Gigg Express announced recently that it is moving from its Etobicoke facility to Mississauga. The new terminal gives the company a lot more elbow room going from 4 docks at its old terminal to 40 docks at

  • Continental Tire partners with Quality Tire Service to open retread facility in Western Canada

    September 2, 2015 2:22PM by Truck News

    SASKATOON, Sask. — Continental Tire and Quality Tire Service chose to celebrate their partnership with the opening of the first commercial tire retread facility in Western Canada today. The new location will operate as a ContiLifeCycle facility, the umbrella for

  • Eaton names new president, vehicle group, North America

    September 2, 2015 10:14AM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton announced today that Pavan Pattada has been appointed president, vehicle group, North America. Pattada reports to Ken Davis, president, vehicle group. The appointment came into effect on September 1, 2015. Before accepting his new position, Pattada

  • Volvo expands diagnostic capabilities to improve uptime services

    September 2, 2015 9:00AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America revealed today that it has expanded its partnered services to provided more detailed diagnostics on truck components. The company claims this will help its customers maximize uptime and make more rapid repair decisions.

  • Wabco and CVSA join forces for Brake Safety Week

    September 1, 2015 3:16PM by Truck News

    ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Wabco Holdings revealed today that it has joined forces with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) to help improve brake safety in time for the alliance’s 2015 Brake Safety Week running September 6-12. “Wabco is excited to

  • Tallman Group acquires Peel Truck and Trailer

    September 1, 2015 11:59AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group announced the acquisition of certain assets of Peel Truck and Trailer today. Peel Truck and Trailer has been in the transportation industry since 1971 and offers truck and trailer repairs. It also has a Collision

  • Ensure your cargo is safe this Labour Day weekend says CargoNet

    September 1, 2015 10:23AM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – CargoNet is warning the industry to ensure its cargo is safe this coming Labour Day weekend. The company examined statistics from the Wednesday before and Wednesday after the Labour Day weekend and found that in the

  • Product Transportation

    New bed-in-a-bag for truckers hits the market

    September 1, 2015 9:53AM by Truck News

    BURLINGTON, Ont. — Whitz Marketing Group has launched a new universal fit Bed-in-a-Bag to the trucking market recently. The new product, according to the company, enhances the look of any size sleeper, and is made of durable 100% polyester. Included

  • Two Canadian carriers win Ryder award

    September 1, 2015 9:38AM by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. – Ryder System announced its top carrier selections for its annual Ryder Carrier Quality awards today. This award, according to Ryder, recognizes excellence in the business represented by on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value

  • Product Transportation

    Commercial Vehicle Group rolls out new premium seat

    September 1, 2015 9:07AM by Truck News

    NEW ALBANY, Ohio – Commercial Vehicle Group introduced a new premium seat to its Bostrom Seating brand’s premium all-makes seat offering for class 7 and 8 heavy-duty trucks recently. The new seat is called the Wide Ride Core and according to

  • Entry Level Driver Training Will Ontario/US Get it Right?

    August 31, 2015 10:57PM by Ray Haight

    Entry level driver training, will they get it right, I believe the odds at this point are even, this an issue that I have personally been knee deep in for a number of years as past Chairman and current BOD

  • Product Transportation

    Eaton extends warranty option on aftermarket clutches

    August 31, 2015 11:48AM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton announced that it has extended the warranty coverage on its aftermarket Advantage Series and EverTough clutches with the purchase of a Genuine Eaton Clutch Installation Kit today. The advantage series warranty coverage increases from two years

  • International Truck to introduce over-the-air reprogramming

    August 31, 2015 9:01AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill.— International Truck announced today it plans to offer over-the-air reprogramming of engine control modules for its N9, N10 and N13 engines. The company claims they are the first commercial vehicle manufacturer to offer this, and has completed its

  • Erb Transport thanks its employees

    August 30, 2015 7:06PM by Sonia Straface

    BADEN, Ont. — The last week of August marks the end of summer and the start of a new year for most, especially Erb Transport who takes the opportunity to thank its employees for another successful year. Every summer the