Truck News


  • Trimble Transportation announces executive promotions

    July 30, 2018 1:12PM by Truck News

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Trimble Transportation today announced three executive leadership appointments.These moves include the promotions of Mark Botticelli to chief technology officer, transportation and Keith Mader to vice-president of analytics, transportation. Trent Lezer will assume the role of senior vice-president

  • Local truck show all about helping the community

    July 28, 2018 8:16PM by Derek Clouthier

    CACHE CREEK, B.C. – In a small town in the interior of B.C. a local truck show has been running for eight years now and has become a valuable part of the community of Cache Creek. Scott McKenzie organizes the

  • Atmore weigh station one of the most advanced in Canada

    July 27, 2018 11:32PM by Derek Clouthier

    ATMORE, Alta. – A new Alberta weigh station is setting the bar when it comes to technology. At the top of its class in Canada, you’d have to travel south of the border to find a commercial truck weigh station

  • TransCore annual conference and golf tournament a hole-in-one

    July 27, 2018 7:16AM by Truck News

    ETOBICOKE, Ont. — The 20th annual TransCore Link Logistics conference and charity golf tournament was a hole-in-one according to organizers. The sun was shining as members of the transportation industry came out to raise money for Kids Help Phone and

  • Canadian shipping costs rose in May: CGFI

    July 26, 2018 8:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers increased 0.5% in May, according to the latest Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) from Nulogx. The base rate was up 1.2% compared to April, with fuel surcharges accounting for

  • Research points to hydrogen electric trucks as best option for the future

    July 25, 2018 5:22PM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – A research group from the University of Calgary believes the future of freight in Alberta will be heavily reliant on the use of hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks. With growing concerns over the environmental impact of greenhouse

  • Eric Vaillancourt named Stemco president

    July 25, 2018 6:49AM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas – Stemco announced today that it has hired Eric Vaillancourt as its new president. Vaillancourt joins Stemco with more than 30 years of experience in various industries. He most recently served as the president of Garlock Sealing Products,

  • Truck tonnage to remain at “very high levels”: ATA

    July 24, 2018 12:51PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. for-hire truck tonnage dipped 0.4% in June, but was up 7.8% year-over-year. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported the y-o-y gain was higher than the 7.4% rise in May. Year-to-date, tonnage is up 7.9%, far outpacing

  • Results for second leg of Healthy Fleet Challenge

    July 24, 2018 6:51AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — The second leg of the 2018 Healthy Fleet Challenge has come to an end, and the results are in! Participants saw incredible results, according to organizers, with the average pounds lost per person (amongst those who were

  • Challenger named finalist for HR award

    July 24, 2018 6:37AM by Truck News

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Challenger Motor Freight has been recognized as a finalist for the Canadian HR Awards. They are up for the Seneca award for Best Learning and Development Strategy. The award celebrates the company that has delivered the most outstanding

  • A race for the ages

    July 23, 2018 6:56PM by Derek Clouthier

    Showdown between Gord Cooper and the ‘Diesel Freak’ should be quite the spectacle

  • Access to Gasoline Alley West getting facelift

    July 23, 2018 1:37PM by Truck West

    RED DEER, Alta. – The permanent closure of a road accessing a popular stop for truckers and all motorists had been confirmed for this week. The frontage road along Gasoline Alley West between businesses and Hwy 2 will no longer

  • Exhibitors report Truck World deals

    July 20, 2018 9:07AM by

    Exhibitors secured plenty of orders in Toronto. Now organizers prepare for Expocam in Montreal. TORONTO, Ont. – Truck World enjoyed record crowds in 2018, but preliminary feedback from exhibitors show that visitors were doing more than learning about products and

  • Isaac to celebrate National Trucking Week at truck stops

    July 20, 2018 7:38AM by Truck News

    CHAMBLY, Que. — Isaac Instruments is gearing up to celebrate National Trucking Week slotted in September. To thank drivers for their hard work,  from September 5-7, the Isaac team will be at truck stops with gifts for drivers. The Isaac

  • Mack Granite model now available with Lytx pre-wire option

    July 18, 2018 7:02PM by Sonia Straface

    FONTANA, Calif. –  Mack Trucks announced today that its popular Granite model is now available with a pre-wire option for the Lytx DriveCam safety program and Lytx Video Services. The announcement, made during a ride and drive event here, comes just