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    Bearing and seal kits from Meritor

    June 21, 2018 by Truck News

    Meritor has launched 20 bearing and seal kits and 70 individual bearings to cover popular Meritor and Dana axles – covering a significant share of drive axle carrier assemblies. The bearings are manufactured in Europe using high-quality steel for strength,

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    Waterloo research looks to fight wildlife strikes

    June 21, 2018 by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. –University of Waterloo researchers have found that Ontario could save millions of dollars by introducing measures to help prevent collisions with wildlife. A related study that focused on such collisions in southern Ontario recommends strategies including better signage,

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    ERM develops a cyber shield

    June 21, 2018 by Truck News

    ERM Advanced Telematics (http://ermtelematics.com) has developed the integrated hardware and software that it says will protect vehicles from ransomware and other cyber attacks. eCyber will be available to OEMs and the aftermarket as of the fourth quarter of 2018, and

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    Goodyear steers for longhaul

    June 21, 2018 by Truck News

    Goodyear has added another product to its Endurance family of high-mileage long-haul tires with the introduction of the Endurance LHS steer tire, which complements the line’s LHD drive tire. After several years of research and field testing, Goodyear says the

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    Michelin takes action for traction

    June 21, 2018 by Truck News

    Michelin is launching what it calls “its most aggressive drive-axle tire” in the Michelin X Works Grip D tire, made specifically for energy-sector and logging fleets operating in extreme conditions . In fact, truck operators and dealers in the Grande

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    All Internationals get OnCommand

    June 15, 2018 by Truck News

    All new International trucks with International or Cummins engines will now be equipped with an OnCommand Connection telematics device and two years of free service. The system integrates a cellular-enabled hardware platform with telematics and the OnCommand Connection Advanced Remote

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    Fletcher to lead PMTC board

    June 15, 2018 by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Brad Fletcher of Terrapure Environmental has been named the latest chairman of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), replacing John Harrison of CPC Logistics Canada who becomes past-chairman. Shari Lagala of Patene Building Sullies

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    Terrapure’s Fletcher to lead PMTC board

    June 14, 2018 by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) begins its annual conference today as a new board of directors prepares to take the helm. A record 201 attendees are registered to attend. Brad Fletcher of Terrapure

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    CTA calls for crackdown on ‘non-compliant’ carriers

    June 13, 2018 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling for a government crackdown on “non-compliant” carriers, following news that those behind a company involved in the crash that killed 16 Humboldt Broncos are again working in the industry. “Most

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    Vehicle manufacturers face ‘significant’ impact from tariffs: CTEA

    June 13, 2018 by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – Canadian commercial vehicle manufacturers continue to voice concerns about the potential of a “significant negative impact” caused by surtaxes on steel and aluminum, as a trade war with the U.S. begins to escalate. In a Canadian Manufacturing

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    Weigh in motion with Alliance scale

    June 12, 2018 by Truck News

    Alliance Scale’s new axleWeigh-in-Motion truck scale will dynamically weigh each axle and print a receipt with individual axle weights and totals — without requiring a driver to stop. Vehicles pass over the scale at about 5 km/h while the unit

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    Loaded container handler from Galbreath

    June 12, 2018 by Truck News

    Galbreath’s SLCH-X loaded container handler with a hydraulically adjustable fork assembly offers a tool to haul containers with wide variations in pocket and trunnion bar heights. The 93X and 113X models move containers on top of the chassis rather than

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    Tariffs are ‘illegal’, manufacturing group says

    June 12, 2018 by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – The Canadian Transportation Equipment Association (CTEA) is adding to the voices against steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, and is calling on the federal government to defend Canada and Canadian companies. “This action

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    Private portal for driver qualifications

    June 11, 2018 by johng@newcom.ca

    The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) and ISB Canada’s Making Eligibility Easy (MEE) Division have unveiled a new Driver Qualification System. Available to council members as of July 9, the portal at www.pmtc.ca will offer access to driver

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    Procision coverage expands

    June 8, 2018 by Truck News

    Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is expanding the medium-duty coverage for its Procision seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission to include utility, construction, tanker, refuse and municipal trucks. The existing 35,000-lb. gross combined weight rating and maximums of 300 hp and 660

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