Westport, Isuzu sign development agreement for CNG trucks
VANCOUVER -- Canadian manufacturer of alternative power engines, Westport Innovations, has signed a new joint partnership and funding agreement with Isuzu Motors Limited of Japan for the application of Westport's Compressed Natural Gas Direct Injection (CNG-DI) technologies on Isuzu engines and commercial vehicles.
Volvo initiates recall of 42,000 VN and VHD trucks
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Volvo Trucks North America has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the company will initiate a voluntary safety recall on approximately 42,000 Volvo VN and VHD model trucks manufactured from November 2002 to January 2006 and equipped with the Volvo D12D engine.
Bookmark This: Fuel and wages is costing shippers more, says CTA boss
TORONTO -- Even though tight transportation capacity has allowed truckers to haul in good coin the last few years, profit margins among carriers are not anywhere "near thick enough" to be able to absorb skyrocketing costs like fuel.