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  • News Equipment

    UAP buys Buy-Rite Truck Parts

    December 13, 2016 2:09PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – UAP has announced its acquisition of Buy-Rite Truck Parts, representing its second purchase in Ontario this year. Buy-Rite Truck Parts, based in Mississauga, Ont., is a parts distributor serving the Greater Toronto Area. It is a member

  • B.C. approves fabric alternative to tire chains

    October 12, 2015 10:57AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. — AutoSock’s Alternative Traction Device (ATD), an alternative to tire chains, has been approved for use in B.C., according to the company. AutoSock says its ATD has been granted provincial approval, following an amendment to the B.C. Motor

  • Feature Equipment

    CAN YOU GET A FUEL-EFFICIENT TIRE THAT ALSO PROVIDES DECENT TRACTION?

    January 20, 2015 9:11AM by James Menzies

    One of the complaints about low rolling resistance tires it that they compromise traction, and many do. However, premium tire manufacturers are getting better at improving fuel economy without compromising grip. “At the beginning of the SmartWay program, a lot

  • MERITOR STEPS UP CAMPAIGN TO LEGALIZE 6×2 AXLES IN CANADA

    September 2, 2014 8:51AM by James Menzies

    As reported last time out in Hooked Up, the province of Ontario has finally announced it will allow full-length trailer tails through a deferred enforcement policy that will be in place until legislation can be modified to permanently allow their