Truck News


  • Historically large load hits Alberta highways

    January 7, 2019 11:36AM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – The heaviest load to be hauled on Alberta’s highway network started its trip from Edmonton to the Fort Saskatchewan area last night. Weighing in at 820 tons, the 96-meter long splitter will arrive at its destination Jan.

  • News Equipment

    Volvo introduces new VNX

    March 14, 2018 3:03PM by James Menzies

    Volvo product overhaul continues with VNX heavy-hauler

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    ‘The toughest truck in the woods’

    May 19, 2017 9:09AM by James Menzies

    In the bush, or on the narrow streets of Charleston, Mack has loyal fans

  • Volvo’s VNX heavy-hauler now available as tri-drive

    April 8, 2015 2:28PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo’s VNX heay-haul tractor is now available in tri-drive configuration. The latest offering is ideal for heavy equipment hauling, oil and gas applications and timber transport. The tri-drive offers increased payload and maximum traction, Volvo claims. The

  • Feature Equipment


    March 17, 2015 1:42PM by James Menzies

    Mack Trucks came up north for an announcement that’ll be particularly welcomed by the Canadian trucking industry. Its Titan by Mack, serious, badass, heavy-hauler will now come standard with the mDrive HD (heavy-duty) automated manual transmission. Till now, the truck

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    Mack makes mDrive HD standard in Titan heavy-hauler

    March 5, 2015 8:59PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Mack Trucks officials came to Canada this morning to announce the company’s ultra-heavy-haul Titan by Mack will now come standard with the mDrive HD automated manual transmission. The announcement was made at the National Heavy Equipment Show.

  • Andy adds heavy-haul capacity

    October 28, 2014 2:30PM by Truck News

    SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, Que. — A Quebec-based transportation company is branching out and offering heavy and oversized services. Andy Transport has created a new standalone division and has purchased four-axle flatbeds and four-axle dry vans for the new enterprise. According to the

  • Feature Equipment


    August 4, 2014 9:27PM by James Menzies

    Next up was the Freightliner 122SD tri-drive heavy-haul tractor; a Canadian spec’ that will find a home in the Alberta oilfields. This beast featured a large classic-styled hood, a 70-inch mid-roof sleeper, a Detroit DD16 engine putting out 600 hp

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    Accuride’s new wheel treatment protects against rim flange wear

    June 2, 2014 10:14AM by Truck News

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Accuride has introduced a new aluminum wheel with a specially treated rim designed to reduce rim flange wear seen in heavy-haul, shifting load and frequent stop/start applications. The Accu-Flange wheel protects against flange wear that results from