Truck News


  • Wabco and CVSA join forces for Brake Safety Week

    September 1, 2015 3:16PM by Truck News

    ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Wabco Holdings revealed today that it has joined forces with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) to help improve brake safety in time for the alliance’s 2015 Brake Safety Week running September 6-12. “Wabco is excited to

  • Tallman Group acquires Peel Truck and Trailer

    September 1, 2015 11:59AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group announced the acquisition of certain assets of Peel Truck and Trailer today. Peel Truck and Trailer has been in the transportation industry since 1971 and offers truck and trailer repairs. It also has a Collision

  • Tamara Miller to leave Trucking HR Canada

    September 1, 2015 11:13AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Trucking HR Canada’s Tamara Miller is leaving her position, to pursue an opportunity with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. Kim MacLaren, who played a lead role in developing National Occupational Standards for the trucking industry’s non-driving

  • Ensure your cargo is safe this Labour Day weekend says CargoNet

    September 1, 2015 10:23AM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – CargoNet is warning the industry to ensure its cargo is safe this coming Labour Day weekend. The company examined statistics from the Wednesday before and Wednesday after the Labour Day weekend and found that in the

  • 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

  • News Equipment

    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,

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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