Truck News


  • Humber’s driver trainer school turns 25

    October 3, 2015 4:46PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. – Humber College’s Transportation Training Centre turned 25 this weekend and the school celebrated by doing what they do best – connecting students and employers to keep the transportation industry moving. On Saturday, October 3, Humber hosted a

  • Highway Western Star opens new location in Guelph

    October 2, 2015 1:35PM by Truck News

      AYR, Ont. – Highway Western Star has opened up a brand new location in Guelph, Ontario, the company announced today. The new branch features 10 bays and is a full-service dealer. It also has a driver lounge and is

  • International ProStar to feature Allison TC10 transmission with Cummins ISX15 engine

    October 2, 2015 8:58AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill., — International Truck revealed today that it will be introducing the Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission coupled with the Cummins ISX15 on its International ProStar model. The engine/transmission combination will be available for order in December 2015 with

  • Mullen Group acquires Courtesy Freight Systems

    October 1, 2015 9:33PM by Truck News

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group announced today that it has officially closed its acquisition of Courtesy Freight Systems. Concurrent to the closing of the transaction, Mullen Group entered into an agreement to acquire the majority of the facilities. Courtesy is

  • First leg of the Healthy Fleet Challenge completed

    October 1, 2015 2:40PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. — The first month of the new Healthy Fleet Challenge is completed and the second leg of the competition – spanning from October 1 to October 31 is in full swing. According to Healthy Trucker there are no

  • CITT reveals topic for next webinar

    October 1, 2015 1:36PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – CITT has revealed today that its next webinar will be titled Changes in Containerization. The webinar will cover globalization in the context of the changing face of containerization and implications for Canadian and North American ports. It

  • Total freight costs decline

    October 1, 2015 9:10AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers decreased 0.6% in July when compared to June, according to results published recently by The Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI). During the same period, the base rate index

  • Need a parking spot? There’s a helpful app for that.

    September 30, 2015 8:20PM by James Menzies

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Bryan Pedlow doesn’t know how many times the Trucker Path app has saved his bacon. “Just about every night,” he told in an interview. As a Winnipeg-based owner/operator hauling overdimensional loads in and out of the

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    Canadian International dealers will offer new truck co-developed with GM

    September 30, 2015 1:57PM by James Menzies

    LISLE, Ill. — A long-term partnership reached by truck makers Navistar and General Motors will result in the development of a new line of Classes 4/5 commercial trucks. Production of the new conventional-style trucks will begin in 2018 at a

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    Navistar, GM partner to build medium-duty conventional trucks

    September 30, 2015 9:09AM by Truck News

    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — GM and Navistar have announced a new agreement, which will see the two companies develop and assemble medium-duty conventional cab Class 4/5 commercial vehicles. The partnership will allow Navistar to strengthen its product line and GM to

  • Container trucking companies still underpaying drivers, audit finds

    September 30, 2015 8:21AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. — B.C.’s Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone says six recently conducted audits of container trucking companies has found all six are failing to live up to their trucker compensation requirements under the Container Trucking Act. “The office

  • EG Gray transports donated food items

    September 30, 2015 8:02AM by Truck News

    PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — EG Gray Transportation last week volunteered to transport a load of donated food collected through a PepsiCo donation to Food Banks Canada locations in the Greater Toronto Area. PepsiCo collected and contributed 7,500 lbs of fresh root

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    Peterbilt shows off vocational trucks at customer event

    September 30, 2015 7:52AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt recently invited customers to its Denton, Texas truck plant for a closer look at its vocational truck line-up. The three-day event, called Commitment to Class, also included a tour of the assembly plant and test drives

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    Trailer innovations celebrated by Great Dane

    September 30, 2015 7:48AM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane hosted more than 250 supplier and company representatives at its first ever Supplier Summit and Innovation Challenge in Savannah, Ga. this week. The forum was developed to celebrate past successes while setting the stage for

  • Roadcheck OOS rates hit all-time low

    September 29, 2015 2:10PM by Truck News

    GREENBELT, Md. – The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has released the 2015 International Roadcheck results today and found that out-of-service rates for Level I Inspections were at the lowest on record. According to the CVSA, of the 69,472 total inspections