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Sonia Straface

Sonia Straface
Sonia Straface is the associate editor of Truck News and Truck West magazines. She graduated from Ryerson University's journalism program in 2013 and enjoys writing about health and wellness and HR issues surrounding the transportation industry. Follow her on Twitter: @SoniaStraface.
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    Wonder woman

    September 18, 2019 by Sonia Straface

    A peek into the life of trucking’s own one-woman wonder

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    Putting the brakes on human trafficking

    August 19, 2019 by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. — It’s estimated that there are more than 40 million victims of human trafficking around the world. It’s a staggering number that’s hard to digest and imagine; more people are trafficked globally than there are living in Canada.

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    Specially-wrapped Ladies’ Lunch truck a hit

    June 26, 2019 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — This year’s Ladies’ Lunch event, hosted by the Toronto Transportation Club on June 19 was highlighted with a specially-wrapped truck featuring the guest speaker’s photo. This year, the keynote speaker for the event was Rachel David, Canadian

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    Highlight Motor Group sponsors Bikers Battling Cancer again

    June 26, 2019 by Truck News

    CONCORD, Ont. — Highlight Motor Group is once again sponsoring the Rockin’ The Ridge – Bikers Battling Cancer event set to take place Canada Day weekend in Sundridge, Ont. This is the third annual event. Bikers Battling Cancer was started

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    Trucking HR Canada launches new project focused on Indigenous youth

    June 25, 2019 by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont.  – Trucking HR Canada announced today that it is launching a new project focused on Indigenous youth. Over the next year, Trucking HR Canada will be working in collaboration with Indigenous organizations to deliver career awareness resources to

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    Truckers show their pride

    June 24, 2019 by Sonia Straface

    Woman behind the Rainbow Rider says she wants the truck to be a symbol for the LGBTQ community within trucking

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    Mitsubishi Fuso names new director, Dealer Network Development

    June 20, 2019 by Sonia Straface

    LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has named Peter Young the director of Dealer Network Development. In his new role, Young will focus on the development of the Fuso dealership network for the United States and Canada.

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    Women In Trucking names new chairwoman

    June 19, 2019 by Truck News

    PLOVER, Wisc. — Women in Trucking Association (WIT) has welcomed in a new board of directors. The new change came from the associations annual general meeting. Laura Roan Hays, regional sales manager, Great Dane is the new chairwoman of the

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    Volvo Group joins forces with NVIDIA to develop platform for autonomous trucks

    June 18, 2019 by Truck News

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Volvo Group announced today that it has teamed up with NVIDIA to deliver self-driving commercial and industrial vehicles. Utilizing NVIDIA’s end-to-end artificial intelligence platform for training, simulation and in-vehicle computing, the resulting system is designed to safely

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    2019 Link Conference

    June 17, 2019 by Sonia Straface

    Event Details: 8:00 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast. Visit the registration table to pick up your gift bag and join us inside for the most important meal of the day. Networking Challenge. Mix and mingle with your fellow trucking industry

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    Atlantic Truck Show attracts thousands of truck enthusiasts

    June 12, 2019 by Truck News

    MONCTON, N.B. — Thousands of truck enthusiasts and exhibitors gathered at the Moncton Coliseum Complex on June 7 and 8 for the largest trucking and transportation event, the Atlantic Truck Show. The show featured a wide variety of exhibitors, as

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    Women drivers honored with salute at Atlantic Truck Show

    June 10, 2019 by Truck News

    MONCTON, N.B. – The fifth ever Canadian Salute to Women Behind the Wheel took place at this year’s Atlantic Truck Show in Moncton, N.B. on June 8. The salute, which was organized to honor and recognize women who drive trucks

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    Highlight Motor Group opens Chicago facility

    June 5, 2019 by Truck News

    CONCORD, Ont.  – Highlight Motor Group has opened its fourth facility. The new facility, its third in the U.S. is located in Chicago, Ill. It boasts more than 100,000 sq.-ft. of warehousing space and 15 loading docks. President Kirk Kalinitchenko

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    Canadian women truck drivers gear up for Moncton Salute

    June 4, 2019 by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The fifth Canadian Salute to Women Behind the Wheel is set for June 8 during the Atlantic Truck Show at the Moncton Coliseum in Moncton, NB. The Salute was designed to honor women who have chosen driving

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    Haldex names new CEO

    June 3, 2019 by Truck News

    LANDSKRONA, Sweden — Helene Svhan has been named the new CEO of Haldex. Svahn was a board memeber of Hadex and a professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and currently Head of Research and Innovation at Permobil.

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