Truck News


  • 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

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    Ridge Corp. ordered to stop selling Green Tail devices

    September 1, 2015 7:48AM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas — A US federal court has sided with Stemco and ordered Ridge Corp. to stop selling its Green Tail trailer tail devices. The order was issued Aug. 24 following a complaint by Stemco that claimed the device infringed

  • Ventures West Transport becomes 100% aboriginal-owned

    September 1, 2015 6:54AM by Truck News

    YELLOWKNIFE, N.W.T. — Ventures West Transport will soon be a completely aboriginal-owned trucking company. The Tlicho Government upped its stake in the northern fleet to 90%, buying out founder Glenn Bauer. Previously the Tlicho Government owned 60% of the company,

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    Driving Kenworth’s ever-evolving T880

    August 31, 2015 11:47AM by James Menzies

    It takes time to replace a legend. Kenworth’s T880 is almost there.

  • 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

  • Goodyear expanding Smart Fleet program, looking to further improve roll time

    August 28, 2015 2:08PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Goodyear introduced its Smart Fleet program to the Canadian market last spring and is now looking to expand the program and continuously engage its members. The program is aimed at offering national account-type benefits to small fleets

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    Kenworth adds new options, expects truck market to remain strong

    August 27, 2015 10:53AM by James Menzies

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth is expecting another strong year for Class 8 truck sales in 2016, but there isn’t a lot of room for the overall market to grow. Preston Feight, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice-president, said at a

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    UPS receives 50,000th Paccar MX engine in a Kenworth truck

    August 27, 2015 10:39AM by James Menzies

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has presented UPS with a plaque commemorating the 50,000th Paccar MX engine to be installed in a Kenworth truck. The milestone engine went into a Kenworth T680 day cab that UPS will deploy in the Seattle area.

  • TTSAO sets date for annual conference

    August 26, 2015 5:06PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. – The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario has set the date for its first annual conference for February 23-24 at the Sandman Hotel in Mississauga. The two-day conference consists of the TTSAO’s board of directors’ meeting, then

  • Final deadline to register for a CITT Course is August 31

    August 26, 2015 2:38PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.–For those interested in adding CITT-Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP) to your credentials, CITT wishes to remind industry that August 31 is the deadline to register for a specialized logistics course, beginning September 2 with CITT. The fall semester is the final

  • PeopleNet awards Grimshaw Trucking with Innovator of the Year Award

    August 26, 2015 2:33PM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. and MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — At its User Conference this week, PeopleNet announced the recipients of its 2015 Innovator of the Year Awards. The awards are given to fleets that demonstrated exceptional leadership in using PeopleNet products and services.

  • One week left until the next Healthy Feet Challenge

    August 25, 2015 11:26AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – There’s only one week left until the next Healthy Fleet Challenge begins. The three-month walking challenge starts on September 1st and runs straight through until November 30th with no break months in between. The challenge was created

  • CarriersEdge expands online driver training system

    August 25, 2015 10:02AM by Truck News

    MARKHAM, Ont. – CarriersEdge said today that it has made several enhancements to its online driver training system, offering fleets the ability to customize and consolidate its training programs. With this announcement, CarriersEdge customers now have expanded options for adding

  • Navistar appoints new treasurer

    August 25, 2015 9:30AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar International announced recently that Bill McMenamin, president of Navistar Financial, will add responsibilities as senior v.p. and treasurer of the company. He will replace Jim Moran, who is leaving the company to pursue other career opportunities.