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  • News Equipment

    Steady vocational market driving Mack’s growth

    May 19, 2017 9:10AM by James Menzies

    Mack’s market share reaches 10-year high as overall Class 8 demand shrinks

  • News Equipment

    ‘The toughest truck in the woods’

    May 19, 2017 9:09AM by James Menzies

    In the bush, or on the narrow streets of Charleston, Mack has loyal fans

  • Daimler opens new proving grounds

    May 19, 2017 1:17AM by Sonia Straface

    MADRAS, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has officially opened its Oregon-based High Desert Proving Grounds. DTNA invited trucking journalists across North America, as well as local dignitaries and local press to attend the grand opening event on May

  • CTA looking for consistency with possible federal carbon pricing system

    May 18, 2017 8:16PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) said a discussion paper released today by the federal government reveals potential plans for a carbon pricing mechanism similar to Alberta’s, a combination of a tax and cap and trade system. The

  • Bison to hold Challenge for Life fundraiser June 1

    May 18, 2017 3:46PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport is holding a barbecue fundraiser for the 10th annual Challenge for Life, which supports the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. “I am tremendously proud of our team at Bison Transport for all of their effort and hard

  • Inland Kenworth moves to larger facility in Prince George

    May 18, 2017 1:26PM by Truck West

    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Inland Kenworth celebrated the opening of its 100,000-sq.-ft. dealership in Prince George. “Our new facility reflects record-setting growth in the economy of Prince George, considered as the ‘northern capital’ of British Columbia,” said Bill Currie, president

  • Westcan unveils new anti-impaired driving decal

    May 18, 2017 1:11PM by Truck West

    SASKATOON, Sask. – RTL-Westcan Group of Companies and MADD Canada helped launch an awareness initiative to take impaired drivers off the road. The effort was spearheaded by Melanie and Allan Kerpan, the parents of 25-year-old Danille Kerpan, who was killed

  • Be mindful of construction zones when traveling

    May 18, 2017 12:17PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – With warmer weather setting in, Partners in Road Construction Safety is reminding motorists to be vigilant and drive appropriately through road construction zones. “There are billions of dollars of projects underway to ensure Albertans have safe and

  • Canadian spot market freight up 37% y-o-y in April: TransCore

    May 17, 2017 10:54AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market load volumes were up 37% year-over-year in April, though 21% off March 2017 levels. March is traditionally the peak month for loads, according to TransCore Link Logistics, which compiles the data. Intra-Canada loads represented

  • News Equipment

    Navistar relocates used truck center

    May 17, 2017 10:42AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — International Truck is moving its used truck center to a new location in Melrose Park, Ill. The company says its flagship used truck center will be moved four blocks, into the same building as Navistar’s Melrose Park

  • Consolidated Fastfrate adds to management team

    May 16, 2017 11:52AM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. —  Consolidated Fastfrate has added three key players to its national management team. John King was named the company’s new director of IT and process; Mary Gervasio the new national sales coordinator; and Kim Wonfor was named the new

  • Bison names new v.p. of maintenance

    May 16, 2017 11:19AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man.  – Bison Transport has named Mike Gomes its new vice-president of maintenance. Gomes joined Bison in early 2016 after working at Volvo Trucks. Since joining Bison, Gomes has served on Bison’s maintenance leadership team in a director role. He has

  • Trucking HR Canada adds to its board of directors

    May 16, 2017 11:09AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont.  – Trucking HR Canada has added Linda Young, vice-president of HR and people development for Bison Transport, to its board of directors. “Linda Young brings extensive HR expertise, experience, and is recognized within the industry for her valued

  • Highway congestion costs trucking $63.4 billion

    May 16, 2017 10:58AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Congestion on the US National Highway System (NHS) has added more than $63.4 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2015, according to recent research released by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Using a

  • Atlantic Driving Championships set for May 27

    May 16, 2017 10:10AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The annual Atlantic Driving Championships are set for May 27 in Masstown, N.S. The competition includes a written test, pre-trip inspection and field test course, which is divided into 2a-axle, 4-axle, 5-axle and B-Train categories. Participating drivers must