Truck News


  • Deadline for OTA scholarships approaching

    June 26, 2017 2:07PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The deadline to apply for an Ontario Trucking Association Education Foundation scholarship is July 15. Students and parents are encouraged to browse to download application forms for Education Foundation scholarships. Students can apply for general university or

  • Accuride shakes up sales and marketing division

    June 26, 2017 1:42PM by Truck News

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Accuride Corporation announced today that it has realigned its sales and marketing organization in an effort to better support the needs of its global customers following its recent acquisition of KIC LLC. According to Accuride, the new

  • Yokohama names new senior director of supply chain and logistics

    June 26, 2017 7:46AM by Truck News

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) announced today that Rick Alonzo has joined the company as senior director of supply chain and logistics. In his new role, Alonzo will report to Yokohama COO Jeff Barna. “Rick brings more

  • Product Transportation

    Luber-finer launches new websites for Canadian customers

    June 26, 2017 7:11AM by Truck News

      TOLEDO, Ohio – Luber-finer announced the launch of three new websites to better serve the heavy-duty industry in Canada. Canadian drivers, technicians, fleet maintenance managers and parts distributors can now view the Luber-finer website in English at, in French

  • Driving the new Volvo VNR

    June 23, 2017 3:43PM by James Menzies

    The design of the all-new Volvo VNR was heavily inspired by driver feedback

  • Feature Transportation

    In support of the glider

    June 23, 2017 2:56PM by Mark Lee

    My purchase of a glider kit is getting closer. I have a buyer for the truck I want to replace with the glider, and hopefully by the time you read this I will be putting the first of many miles

  • Pack performance

    June 23, 2017 2:35PM by Carroll McCormick

    The results of last fall’s cooperative platooning trials are in

  • Feature Transportation

    Getting up to speed

    June 23, 2017 2:24PM by Sonia Straface

    DTNA boss Roger Nielsen welcomes challenges of new role

  • Feature Transportation

    Laying rubber

    June 23, 2017 2:18PM by Carroll McCormick

    Truck tires are compared for fuel savings in this year’s Energotest

  • Trucking: The industry that gives

    June 23, 2017 2:09PM by James Menzies

    It’s summer time, and that means it’s the season of truck shows, convoys, and fundraising barbecues. It also means trucking is front and center when it comes to raising money for worthwhile causes. I’ve been blown away by the effort

  • Daimler expands parts distribution network

    June 23, 2017 8:30AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America announced yesterday that it will be adding two new parts distribution centers to its network – one in Grimes, Iowa and one in Whitestown, Indiana. “Our customers drive the best product on the road

  • Is our world a little cuckoo?

    June 22, 2017 3:03PM by Roger McKnight

    I am of the belief that we are living in a world of movie sequels, or better put — sometimes it seems that the future of our world is being determined by the theatrical ambitions of our political leaders. When

  • Truck tonnage jumps in May: ATA

    June 20, 2017 1:20PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.5% in May, after a 1.5% decline during April. In May, the index equaled 144.1 (2000=100), up from 135.3 in April. Compared to May 2016, the

  • TransCore’s Canadian freight volumes impress in May

    June 20, 2017 12:26PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — TransCore Link Logistics Canadian and cross-border loads were impressive according to the data. Loads performed well in May with volumes also increasing significantly. Year-over-year, freight volumes jumped 31% compared to May 2016.  Load volumes in May 2017 were

  • CTA calls on members to complete NAFTA survey

    June 20, 2017 10:02AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Government of Canada has announced the opening of consultations on the modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The government is seeking views from Canadian interests on cross-border trade harmonization, policies in need of clarification