Truck News


  • World’s largest truck stop getting bigger

    November 1, 2017 6:32PM by Truck West

    WALCOTT, IOWA – The world’s largest truck stop is about to get even larger, with a $10 million expansion plan moving forward. Iowa 80 Truckstop will add 23,000 square feet to its 100,000 square foot main building in a three-phase

  • Rosenau places large investment into CentrePort Canada

    September 15, 2017 12:54PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Just a year after opening its first location at CentrePort Canada in Winnipeg, Man., Rosenau Transport has invested in a significant expansion plan, moving to a much larger facility. “As one of Western Canada’s largest regional carriers

  • Lytx opens new Canadian office, R&D lab

    July 17, 2017 10:13AM by Truck News

    MARKHAM, Ont. – DriveCam maker Lytx has announced its move into a new facility in Markham, Ont. The company is moving its local hardware and software development teams into a 13,000 sq.-ft. facility equipped with a research and development lab

  • Train Trailer expands its Calgary facility

    January 26, 2017 12:28PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Train Trailer Rentals is fully up and running at its new Calgary location, with twice the yard size and service shop capacity aimed at better serving the western Canadian market. “When the opportunity arose to double our

  • Fastfrate investing millions into western Canadian expansion

    October 17, 2016 3:40PM by Truck West

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – Consolidated Fastfrate is investing nearly $20 million to purchase a new $10 million facility in Edmonton, a $1.5 million expansion in Winnipeg and $5.5 million to add 238 intermodal chassis to its container transport operations. “These are

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    Peterbilt expanding Denton truck plant

    March 7, 2016 1:03PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt recently broke ground on a 102,000 sq.-ft. expansion to its heavy-duty truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas. The new building will provide additional room for production and testing, the company announced. “This expansion is Peterbilt’s largest

  • Trailer Wizards moves to larger facility in Edmonton

    January 13, 2016 7:36PM by Truck West

    Edmonton, Alta. – Trailer Wizards’ Edmonton branch has moved into a larger facility, located between the busy thoroughfares Anthony Henday Drive and Yellowhead Trail in the industrial area of the city. “This new total customer care centre is our biggest

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    Tremcar expanding plant, eyeing bigger slice of US market

    May 12, 2015 8:39AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Trailer manufacturer Tremcar has announced its expansion and intent to become a larger player in the US market. The company made the announcement last month in front of about 50 employees, indicating the current low value of

  • Keystone Western expands Manitoba terminal, adds to fleet size

    October 24, 2014 3:26PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Keystone Western hosted a grand opening Sept. 26, inviting employees, vendors and customers to join in the celebrations as it opened its newly expanded head office and terminal. The expanded facility is based in Grande Pointe, Man.,

  • Trailer Wizards adds bays and opens doors

    September 15, 2014 9:20AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Trailer Wizards Ltd. is showing off its newly expanded facility. The trailer leasing company recently added more space to its Mississauga, Ont.-based trailer service centre, and increased the number of service bays to 20 from the previous

  • Samuel Winnipeg facility gets major expansion

    May 30, 2014 3:27PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – More than $16 million is going into an expansion project for Samuel, Son & Co.’s Winnipeg facility. Announced today, the project will last 12 months with its first phase to be completed by August 2014. A 25,000