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  • Trucker Path teams up with Goodyear on roadside assistance

    August 13, 2018 11:25AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Trucker Path users will soon have direct access to roadside service in the U.S. thanks to a new partnership. The popular app is partnering with Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Center (CTSC) locations to offer support to drivers

  • News Equipment

    ATA maintenance council releases updated technical guide

    August 9, 2018 4:23PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va — The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) says there are more than 40 new or revised practices in its new recommended practices manual. The group released the 2018-2019 manual was released this week with

  • TruckPro adds Diesel Bros. to its network

    August 8, 2018 2:02PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – TruckPro is expanding again in Ontario, announcing a new member in its network of service and parts shops across the country. Diesel Brothers is bringing its eight service bays and seven mechanics to the TruckPro family. The

  • Tri Truck Center honored for fourth year

    August 2, 2018 12:29PM by Truck News

    BARRIE, Ont. – Tri Truck Centre has once again been given Hino Motors Canada’s (HMC) top honor. John Esplen, dealer principal and Rick Howitt, general manager were awarded the top-ranking gold position for the 2017 Hino dealer of the year

  • CEDA expands again with new B.C. shop

    July 31, 2018 11:38AM by Truck News

    FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Aiming to expand its B.C. market share CEDA has opened the doors on a new shop in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basins area. Newly appointed Operations Manager Steven Cooper is overseeing the 10,000 square foot

  • Glider cap will remain at 300 for U.S. manufacturers

    July 30, 2018 11:06AM by elizabeth

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reversed a previous decision not to enforce a cap on glider vehicles. A court challenge has stopped an early-July decision by then agency administrator Scott Pruitt to delay the

  • Product Mobile and IT

    PeopleNet unveils new fixed-mount display

    July 26, 2018 4:21PM by Truck News

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – A new display unit from PeopleNet is boasting rugged features and access to third-party applications through the Android platform. The PeopleNet Display.5 (PD.5) gives customers the option to implement what zthe company is calling a ruggedized display

  • Product Technology

    OnCommand Connection partners with Axis TMS to enhance offerings

    July 26, 2018 2:15PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – OOC Technologies is partnering with Axis TMS to integrate their transportation management software with OnCommand Connection telematics. The integration will provide customers of both systems an enhanced ability to manager operations, dispatch and fleet movements. Axis will

  • Amazon to open two new distribution centers

    July 26, 2018 12:14PM by Truck News

    CALEDON, Ont. – For the second time this month Amazon has announced a new fulfilment center in Ontario, with centers set to open in Caledon and Ottawa by the end of 2019. The online retail giant will add more than

  • CTA lauds premiers calling for consistent ELD regulations

    July 25, 2018 1:44PM by elizabeth

    SAINT ANDREWS, N.B. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is applauding Canada’s premiers on their efforts to reduce trade barriers and tackle issues important to trucking. The country’s first ministers discussed changing or standardizing provincial and territorial regulations in the

  • Product Mobile and IT

    ITI introduces immediate incident-based training

    July 25, 2018 10:25AM by Truck News

    Vancouver, Wash. – Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI) is hoping to give fleets a rapid response tool for post-incident driver coaching. The online training solutions company is introducing a new library of short, highly-focused, incident-based training courses. ITI says the courses

  • Product Equipment

    TRP releases new king pin kits

    July 25, 2018 8:24AM by Truck News

    RENTON, Wash. — Deeper grease grooves for longer wear are a key feature of new line of No-Ream King Pin Kits being released by TRP. The company says the new king pin kits are designed to allow 25 per cent

  • Product Sustainability

    Two new wide-base tires on offer from Goodyear

    July 25, 2018 7:45AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has two new tire models designed to put money back into the hands of fleets. The new wide-base tires for long-haul trucks are being touted to save carriers money on both

  • Product Uncategorized

    Volvo brings natural gas to the VNL 300 daycab

    July 24, 2018 5:30PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Regional haulers aiming to leave less of an environmental footprint can now get the new Volvo VNL 300 daycab with a “near zero” natural gas engine. Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) announced the truck is available to

  • PMTC unveils schedule for Eastern Regional seminar

    July 23, 2018 3:48PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) and Trucking Human Resources Sector Council Atlantic (THRSCA) are bringing their educational seminar to Truro, Nova Scotia. This will mark the fourth year the two groups have teamed up for