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  • ZF pledges to invest big bucks in electric and autonomous technologies

    September 19, 2018 9:15AM by Sonia Straface

    HANNOVER, Germany – ZF announced today at the IAA show that is planning to invest € 12 billion in e-mobility and autonomous driving in the next five years. According to Wolf-Henning Scheider, CEO of ZF Freidrichshafen, modern-day logistics is at

  • Goodyear rolls out most fuel-efficient tire yet at IAA

    September 19, 2018 4:28AM by Sonia Straface

    HANNOVER, Germany – Goodyear launched its first-ever full silica tread compound tire at the IAA truck show in Germany. The new tire, called Fuelmax Performance, is what Goodyear says is its most fuel-efficient tire to date. The tire has hit

  • Cross-border trucking to be addressed during CTRF conference

    September 18, 2018 5:48PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Registration is open for the 23rd annual Fields on Wheels Conference, which will tackle ongoing issues with cross-border trade between Canada and the U.S. With tariffs being put in place and falling commodity prices, the Nov. 2

  • Pete Joy wins CVSN President’s Award

    September 18, 2018 2:36PM by Truck News

    SANTE FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Phillips Industries extends their congratulations to Pete Joy upon receiving the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) President’s Award this year. The award was presented on Monday, September 10 at the opening general session of the CVSN

  • Paris Truck Convoy raises $75,000

    September 17, 2018 10:49AM by Sonia Straface

    PARIS, Ont. – In its 14th edition, the Paris Truck Convoy for Special Olympics raised a whopping $75,000. The event, that saw 72 big rigs roll down Highway 401 on September 15, is one of the longest standing fundraisers of

  • Trailcon names new senior v.p. and general manager

    September 17, 2018 10:44AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Trailcon announced today that Jerry Brown will assume the role of senior vice-president and general manager, effective October 1, 2018. Alan Boughton, president and co-founder said: “I am delighted to welcome Jerry to the senior management team as

  • Farmers flock to Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

    September 17, 2018 8:59AM by Truck News

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. – It was an epic three days for farmers in southern Ontario September 11-13. Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show – the premier outdoor agricultural showcase – took place those dates at Canada’s Outdoor Park in Woodstock Ontario. The show

  • Jost International names new director of aftermarket business development

    September 17, 2018 7:41AM by Truck News

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich. —  Jost International has promoted Mike Jones to the new position of director of aftermarket business development. The population of Jost fifth wheels in North America is rapidly approaching 700,000 units. As the number of vehicles with Jost

  • Caesar Transport celebrates 35th anniversary

    September 17, 2018 7:37AM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — Caesar Transport is celebrating 35 years in business. The business, headquartered in Brampton, specializes in LTL and FTL deliveries across the GTA and surrounding areas. “This year marks our 35th year in business,” said Roger Caesar, owner

  • Brake Safety Week begins

    September 16, 2018 10:20AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – Roadside enforcement teams across North America are placing a particular focus on stopping power today as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance launches Brake Safety Week, running from Sept. 16-22. Inspectors will largely be conducting the 37-step Level

  • First-ever Recruitment & Resources Expo set for this Saturday

    September 13, 2018 11:54PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The inaugural Recruitment & Resources Expo is coming to the International Centre this Saturday, September 15. The show, aimed at addressing the industry’s significant workforce shortage, is taking place  from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. There are

  • Volvo reveals fully electric, autonomous future transport solution

    September 13, 2018 6:55PM by Truck News

    DUBLIN, Va. — Volvo Trucks has unveiled today that it is developing a line of autonomous electric commercial vehicles that it says can contribute to more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation. According to Volvo, the long-term goal is to offer

  • Bison receives Ovation Award for use of maintenance technology

    September 13, 2018 5:18PM by Truck West

    HOUSTON, Texas – Bison Transport was recognized with a 2018 in.sight Ovation Award for how the Winnipeg-based carrier has leveraged the TMT Fleet Maintenance program. Trimble handed out several Ovation Awards during the PeopleNet in.sight User Conference in Houston this

  • Self-driving truck company expands in Arizona

    September 13, 2018 10:18AM by Truck News

    TUCSON, Ariz. — TuSimple, a self-driving truck company, announced plans for further expansion in Tucson, Arizona. The company has been testing its Level 4 Class 8 autonomous trucks in the state of Arizona for more than a year and recently

  • Nominate a Highway Hero today

    September 13, 2018 10:13AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – Do you know a professional truck driver who has performed a heroic deed during the course of his or her daily work? The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company wants to hear about it. Goodyear is accepting nominations