Truck News


  • Here’s what an imminent wheel separation looks like

    January 27, 2015 5:18PM by James Menzies

    And eight tips to help prevent wheel-offs from happening

  • 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,

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    Capacity of Ontario wins Capacity’s first President’s Award

    January 27, 2015 3:17PM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas — Capacity of Ontario has won the first annual President’s Award from shunt truck manufacturer Capacity. “When Capacity of Ontario took over the market nearly three years ago, they didn’t miss a beat,” announced Jerry Looney, national sales

  • 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

  • Exhaust from newer diesel engines not cancer-causing: Study

    January 26, 2015 2:31PM by Truck News

    BOSTON, Mass. — A new study has concluded there’s no evidence that exposure to new-technology diesel engine exhaust is linked to lung cancer. It’s the first study to evaluate lifetime exposure to new technology diesel exhaust. The study also found

  • News Equipment

    Bendix planning to expand remanufacturing operations

    January 26, 2015 12:28PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix has announced it is expanding its remanufacturing business in response to increasing demand for OE-quality remanufactured components. “Across the industry, we’re seeing a renewed focus on remanufacturing as more fleets, technicians, and drivers discover the benefits

  • News Equipment

    Mack’s GuardDog Connect rolled out to concrete pumpers

    January 26, 2015 10:58AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack has announced the availability of its GuardDog Connect uptime support on concrete pumpers. The offering will be standard on Mack TerraPro concrete pumpers ordered as of April, marking the first proactive support service available for pumper

  • Feds to fund truck driver, manager training in Western Canada

    January 25, 2015 9:26PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. — The federal government on Friday announced with the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) that it was making available $268,000 to support training in the Western Canadian trucking industry. The announcement was made by Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian

  • The Pink Warrior

    January 25, 2015 8:16PM by Jim Bray

    Heavy-duty tow truck painted pink to raise cancer awareness

  • 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,”

  • What the new Entry Exit Initiative means to drivers

    January 23, 2015 4:26PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. – A new information-sharing agreement between the US and Canada has had commercial truck drivers and others who regularly cross the border for extended periods of time on edge after a B.C. MP warned them about significant consequences.

  • OTA hosts meeting to discuss Toronto’s downtown delivery plan

    January 23, 2015 9:13AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – After speaking with the City of Toronto over the last few weeks about how to develop a freight delivery plan for all commercial vehicles (waste vehicles, straight trucks, dry vans, etc.) in the downtown area, the Ontario Trucking

  • Carrier Centers recognizes longtime employee

    January 23, 2015 7:43AM by Truck News

    BRANTFORD, Ont. — Carrier Centers this week celebrated the 45th anniversary of its longest-serving body shop technician, Doug Kingsbury. Kingsbury is the first employee to have reached the milestone in company history. He began at Carrier Centers Jan. 21, 1970,