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  • Schneider donates trucks to attract new talent

    November 15, 2019 8:41AM by Truck News

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Schneider has found a creative way to attract new drivers – by giving them trucks to learn on. The fleet donated 10 gently used, late model trucks to select CDL driver training programs. The trucks are

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    New Autocar conventionals to serve concrete, construction segments

    October 3, 2019 8:50AM by Truck News

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Autocar has announced the launch of two truck models for the concrete and construction industry. The Autocar DC-64M for concrete mixers and the DC-64P for concrete pump applications represent a completely new conventional truck that was designed

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    Class 8 truck market to see ‘significant correction’: ACT

    October 1, 2019 7:55AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – The Class 8 truck market is moving into a significant correction next year, according to ACT Research. The medium-duty truck market remained soft in July, indicating it has moved past its cyclical peak, according to ACT’s recently

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    Truck orders: They’re magnificent and they’re real

    September 13, 2018 1:56PM by James Menzies

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Truck orders have been strong all year, but just how strong have they been? “Four of the top five order months ever have occurred this year,” said Don Ake, FTR vice-president of commercial vehicles, in an update

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    Tesla semi hits the streets

    November 17, 2017 3:02PM by Steve Sturgess

    Bison Transport, Loblaw eager to be among the first adopters

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    International positioned to capitalize on strengthening truck market

    October 10, 2017 2:20PM by James Menzies

    NEW CARLISLE, Ind. – A refreshed International Trucks product line is being rolled out as demand for new trucks strengthens, which should make 2018 a good year for Navistar. “I’m very bullish on 2018,” Jeff Sass, senior vice-president of sales

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    Hino to introduce new Classes 7/8 trucks

    September 29, 2017 10:45AM by Truck News

    MINERAL WELLS, W.V. – Hino has announced it is expanding its U.S. operations, and introducing a new line of Classes 7 and 8 trucks. The company is converting a former Cold Water Creek distribution center and converting it to a

  • Demand for natural gas-fueled trucks continues to slow

    November 1, 2016 6:24AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Natural gas truck sales in the US and Canada are down 29% year-to-date, according to the latest data from ACT Research. The industry forecaster says, however, that the slowdown could reflect the broader truck market, which has

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    Kenworth expands product portfolio

    March 2, 2016 11:03AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kenworth is coming off a good year, in which it grew its heavy- and medium-duty market share and achieved a new record on the medium-duty side. Jason Skoog, assistant general manager of sales and marketing for Kenworth,

  • With record-setting year in the books, Volvo eyes further growth

    February 24, 2016 8:43PM by James Menzies

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Volvo built more trucks than ever before for the North American market in 2015, setting market share records in the US and Canada in the process. But Goran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America, said the

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    Kenworth introduces new dealer program to improve uptime, additional options

    October 17, 2015 9:27PM by James Menzies

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Kenworth took time at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition to celebrate a “wonderful year” marked by market share growth and the addition of new products. Preston Feight, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice-president, said

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    International vocational trucks being shipped with Navistar’s SCR engines

    July 15, 2014 8:22AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar announced today it is now shipping its first International DuraStar and WorkStar vocational trucks with its 9- and 10-litre SCR engines. The company says the engines provide up to an 8% fuel economy improvement over previous

  • Clifford, Ontario: Where classic trucks go for a good time

    June 29, 2014 1:52AM by Sonia Straface

    CLIFFORD, Ont. — There was no shortage of sun, beer and bugs at the 2014 Antique Classic Truck Show which took place this past June 27 and 28. The event, which was situated in the small but beautiful town Clifford,

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    Peterbilt Ontario Truck Centres adds Hamilton-Niagara location

    June 28, 2014 9:48PM by Truck News

    STONEY CREEK, Ont. — Peterbilt Ontario Truck Centres (POTC) has announced the opening of its Hamilton-Niagara full-service dealership in Stoney Creek, Ont. The new facility is located off the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) between Toronto and Niagara Falls. It features