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  • News Equipment

    Huayi Tire marketing towards Canada’s South Asian trucking community

    June 20, 2019 1:14PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Huayi Tire is reaching out to the South Asian trucking community in Canada, with a Punjabi website and databooks for Double Coin tires. “We recognize that more than half of all truckers in Vancouver and Toronto were

  • News Equipment

    Mack Museum pays tribute to refuse industry

    June 19, 2019 9:02AM by Truck News

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Mack is highlighting the refuse industry through a special exhibit at the Mack Trucks Historical Museum in Allentown, Pa. The exhibit is titled: Keeping America Clean: The Evolution of the Waste Industry. If features three antique Mack

  • News Equipment

    Quick Truck Lube opens Napanee location

    June 19, 2019 7:50AM by James Menzies

      NAPANEE, Ont. – Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Truckers visiting the newest Quick Truck Lube at Exit 579 on Hwy. 401 in Napanee, Ont., yesterday were treated to burgers and sausages as part of

  • News Equipment

    Truck-Lite integrates Stemco wireless products into Road Ready

    June 17, 2019 9:20AM by Truck News

    FALCONER, N.Y. – Truck-Lite has announced it has integrated Stemco wireless products into its Road Ready system, through its SmartBridge Integrator. The SmartBridge Integrator bridges OE trailer systems with the Road Ready network, which communicates trailer data to a fleet

  • News Equipment

    Kenworth T270 marks milestone at Ste-Therese truck plant

    June 17, 2019 9:14AM by Truck News

    STE-THERESE, Que. – Paccar has produced its 200,000th truck at the company’s medium-duty plant in Ste-Therese, Que. The Kenworth T270 was presented to Miller Industries, a long-time Kenworth customer. It came equipped with a Paccar PX-7 engine rated at 300

  • A look back at the PMTC annual conference

    June 14, 2019 4:26PM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s annual conference concluded in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday. Here’s look back at some of the events. Tom Moore, senior vice-president at the U.S. National Private Truck Council, announces

  • Truck tech transforming the industry: Panel

    June 14, 2019 7:28AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – New onboard technologies, from telematics and ELDs to collision mitigation systems and asset-tracking solutions, are revolutionizing the business of trucking for those who embrace them. A panel discussion during the annual meeting of the Private Motor

  • News Equipment

    Mack, Volvo offering certified used truck warranties

    June 11, 2019 11:08AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack and Volvo have both announced new warranty programs for pre-owned trucks. The Volvo Certified Warranty provides engine and transmission coverage based on its Volvo Engine Plan 2 Protection Plan for new trucks. It offers fully inspected,

  • News Equipment

    Class 8 truck orders “chilly” in May

    June 7, 2019 9:13AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Class 8 truck orders “scraped the bottom of the order cycle” in May, according to FTR, coming in at a “chilly” 10,400 units. That’s 29% off April numbers and down 71% year-over-year. It was the weakest month

  • Volvo Group’s Energy Treasure Hunt pays off

    June 3, 2019 2:52PM by Truck News

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Volvo Group North America says it has identified utility savings equivalent to 15% through an Energy Treasure Hunt at its Charlotte, N.C., remanufacturing facility. The auto giant said on Monday implementing the program would help save 144,270

  • News Equipment

    Trailer order cancellations on the rise

    June 3, 2019 8:02AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Trailer orders are down 37% year to date through April, but fleets are still willing to place orders, ACT Research reports. “Year-to-date net orders through April were just over 80,000 units, down 37% from last year, but

  • News Equipment

    Daimler launches Autonomous Technology Group

    May 29, 2019 9:35AM by Truck News

    STUTTGART, Germany – Daimler Trucks has established a global organization for highly automated driving. The Autonomous Technology Group will launch June 1, and will be headed by Peter Vaughan Schmidt. It will focus on putting SAE Level 4 autonomous trucks

  • News Equipment

    Mexican truck plant produces 400,000th Freightliner

    May 27, 2019 8:39AM by Truck News

    SALTILLO, Mexico – Daimler’s Saltillo, Mexico, truck manufacturing plant celebrated its 10th anniversary recently, coinciding with the production of its 400,000th unit. A new Cascadia rolled off the line to mark the milestone, and the company held a celebration to

  • Product Equipment

    AutoTarp aims to alleviate driver injury

    May 24, 2019 9:47PM by Truck News-West

    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Valid Manufacturing has released its AutoTarp System, revealing the new product today during the Canada North Resources Expo in Prince George, B.C. With the primary goal of reducing workplace injuries sustained by drivers while tarping bulk-hauler

  • Product Equipment

    Carrier Transicold updates app

    May 22, 2019 8:58AM by Truck News

    Carrier Transicold has updated its dealer locator app, adding new features and expanding its service network. The app, now dubbed Carrier Transicold Dealers, is used by customers to find dealers and product information. More than 300 dealers are included throughout