Truck News


  • Trucking HR Canada recognizes top employers

    April 25, 2017 10:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Trucking HR Canada has recognized 48 trucking companies through its Top Fleet Employers program. Fleets were rated on categories including: recruitment and retention strategies; workplace culture; compensation; training and skills development; and innovative human resources practices. “We

  • Trailer production jumps 25%: ACT Research

    April 25, 2017 9:07AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind.  – Trailer production jumped 25% from February to March according to the latest data from ACT Research. “Roughly 60% of the month-over-month gain came from the additional build days in the quarter-ending month, while the remaining 40% improvement

  • Registration now open for 2017 NACV Show

    April 25, 2017 9:00AM by Truck News

    CHICAGO, Ill.  — Online registration is now open for the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show). From Monday, September 25 (by exhibitor invitation only) to Thursday, September 28, the world’s top truck and trailer brands and suppliers will be

  • Tepper Holdings names new president of BR Smith truckload division

    April 24, 2017 1:34PM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. — Tepper Holdings announced today that Larry Cormier will be taking on the role of president/COO for BR Smith Truckload Division. Cormier will be working out of the company’s operational headquarters, now integrated within the Consolidated Fastfrate head

  • Penske unveils new mobile app

    April 24, 2017 1:21PM by Truck News

    READING, Pa.  – Penske Truck Leasing has rolled out a new free mobile app called Penske Fleet this week. The new app is to benefit its full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance customers. The mobile app allows Penske’s customers to: View

  • Ontario sees spike in cargo theft activity

    April 24, 2017 9:05AM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Ontario was the second most common place in North America, in the first quarter of 2017, for cargo theft activity, according to a recent analysis by CargoNet. California remained the state with the most cargo thefts

  • Optimism returning to oil and gas industry: Mullen

    April 24, 2017 7:24AM by Truck News

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group reported improved revenue in the first quarter of 2017 in both its trucking/logistics and oilfield services segments, but the markets remain “fragile,” according to chairman and CEO Murray Mullen. The company posted Q1 revenue of

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland introduces new severe-duty fifth wheel slider

    April 24, 2017 6:49AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – SAF-Holland revealed at ExpoCam a new severe-duty slider fifth wheel system. It’s designed for heavy- and severe-duty hauling operations, and boasts a 80,000-lb vertical load and 200,000-lb drawbar pull capacity. It’s compatible with Holland FW35, FW33, and

  • Natural gas Class 8 retail sales off to healthy start: ACT Research

    April 21, 2017 2:53PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind.  – US and Canadian natural gas heavy duty retail sales had a good start to 2017, thanks to mostly refuse fleets, transit, and school bus operators, according to the most recent Natural Gas & Alternative Fuels Quarterly publication released by

  • OTA names speakers for annual executive conference

    April 21, 2017 2:40PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  — Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney is headlining the Ontario Trucking Association’s  (OTA) executive conference, the OTA revealed today. According to the OTA, as the headliner of the event, the former prime minister will cut through all the

  • As serious as a wheel-off

    April 20, 2017 3:16PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. – Wheel separations are 100% preventable if a proper pre-check inspection is being done. That was the clear message by presenters during a special seminar hosted by the Toronto Trucking Association on April 19 which covered the scary

  • International introduces RH Series regional haul truck

    April 20, 2017 1:12PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — International Truck today launched its new RH Series regional haul tractor at ExpoCam. The Class 8 tractor is powered by the new International A26 12.4-liter engine. “The new International RH Series continues out commitment to build trucks

  • News Equipment

    Volvo debuts new VNR regional truck at ExpoCam

    April 20, 2017 12:27PM by James Menzies

    Clean sheet design was inspired by drivers

  • Alberta receives sizable investment into highway projects

    April 20, 2017 12:27PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – The governments of Alberta and Canada have announced funding for 10 bundled highway rehabilitation and improvement projects in Alberta in an effort to improve the movement of people and goods across the province. The federal government is

  • Registration now open for OTA Council Day

    April 20, 2017 12:25PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Registration is now open for the Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) Council Day. The event is set to take place on June 21 at the Westin Toronto Airport Hotel and the OTA promises  the second annual event will