Truck News


  • ATA hails new trade deal

    December 10, 2019 12:00PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A trade deal has been reached between the U.S., Mexico and Canada, which the American Trucking Associations (ATA) says will benefit the trucking industry. The USMCA trade agreement will replace NAFTA after being ratified in Congress. “Now

  • Driver Inc., trade wars weighing on growth: TFI

    October 25, 2019 10:39AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International posted a strong third quarter, but Driver Inc., and trade wars have weighed on its growth. In a conference call with analysts, chairman, president and CEO Alain Bedard railed against Driver Inc., an illegal pay

  • Corner Brook port receives investments

    August 30, 2019 12:27PM by Truck News

    CORNER BROOK, Nfld. – The Port of Corner Brook is receiving a cash injection, to help improve truck traffic and the movement of goods to international markets. The federal government contributed $5.5 million, Newfoundland and Labrador $850,000, while the Corner

  • Container tariffs dodged

    August 16, 2019 7:43AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is celebrating a significant victory in the ongoing tariffs dispute, as tariffs on 53-ft. domestic intermodal containers have been shelved. “Trucking and trade are synonymous and we are happy with this most recent

  • ATA urges progress on North American trade deal

    June 20, 2019 1:17PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has commended Mexico for ratifying the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, and urges U.S. Congress to move on the deal. “Mexico’s action in ratifying the USMCA is a critical step forward in putting

  • Industry needs more drastic changes to curb emissions

    May 28, 2019 7:09PM by Derek Clouthier

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Andrew Tam of the Ontario Ministry of Transportation said heavy-duty diesel vehicles are lagging behind light-duty gasoline-powered vehicles when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Tam also said he believes the most effective course of

  • Trucking welcomes trade deal

    May 21, 2019 8:21AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – An end to tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. was welcomed by the trucking industry late last week. “Trucking and trade are synonymous, and this decision by President Trump is a huge step

  • Canada-U.S. trade likely to suffer further

    March 7, 2019 12:15AM by James Menzies

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – North American trade is being conducted in a “climate of suspicion and retaliation” and is not likely to improve anytime soon. That was the sobering message from Dr. Laura Dawson, director of the Canada Institute, who participated

  • ATA welcomes Trump’s comments on infrastructure, trade

    February 6, 2019 7:14AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on infrastructure and trade during last night’s State of the Union address. “Tonight, President Trump called for a national, bipartisan effort to restore our country’s declining

  • For Mexican fleet, Canada and U.S. represent opportunity and challenges

    December 3, 2018 8:38AM by James Menzies

    PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – The demise of NAFTA was a worrying experience for Fernando Paez, owner and CEO of Olympic Transport, which has built a successful business out of trucking from Mexico to the U.S. and Canada. But he’s optimistic

  • Trucking and trade

    November 2, 2018 12:54PM by Derek Clouthier

    Fields on Wheels panel addresses trade, MELT, and truck transportation in Manitoba

  • ATA comments on trade agreement

    October 2, 2018 7:53AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week welcomed a new trade agreement with Canada. “ATA is pleased that the United States, Canada and Mexico will continue their nearly 25-year-long tradition of free and open trade among North

  • Canadian steel and aluminum exports to the U.S. will face tariffs

    May 31, 2018 10:53AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States is going ahead with tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, says Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. The country announced it will not extend exemptions for Canada, Mexico, and the European Union that were granted

  • NAFTA deal won’t meet Ryan’s deadline

    May 17, 2018 2:05PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – NAFTA negotiators won’t be able to hammer out a deal by today to meet Paul Ryan’s deadline according to Canadian and Mexican sources. The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives told reporters a deal on the

  • Port of Montreal to get direct highway connection

    May 14, 2018 4:29PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, QC – Improved road infrastructure is coming to the area surrounding the Port of Montreal. Federal Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced a $45.8 million investment in road improvements for the area, aiming to improve traffic fluidity and ensure