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  • Cummins focused on providing ‘power of choice’

    April 18, 2018 4:19PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The company best known for producing diesel engines wants it known that its capabilities extend beyond diesel. “We intend to be in the diesel business for a long time yet,” said Julie Furber, executive director of electrification

  • Valvoline unveils three oils in one

    March 7, 2018 9:03AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Valvoline’s latest engine oil comes in a single bottle, but it’s designed to meet the needs of engines burning any one of three fuels – natural gas, diesel, or gasoline. Valvoline Premium Blue One Solution 9200, developed

  • Mack unleashes bulldog with over-the-air updates

    March 6, 2018 4:06PM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Mack Trucks has officially begun over-the-air engine updates, just a year after unveiling the underlying technology. So far it has performed 1,300 updates on 3,500 vehicles, supporting 20 customers, and saving 500-plus days of downtime overall. About

  • No silver bullet solution

    March 6, 2018 1:52PM by Truck West

    Green Truck Summit keynote addresses how carriers benefit from green technologies

  • News Equipment

    New DPF cleaning company sets up shop

    February 20, 2018 1:28PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – A new diesel particulate filter (DPF) cleaning company has set up shop in the Greater Toronto Area. Greensonic Cleaning offers cleaning of DPFs, exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) coolers and valves, and other industrial engine parts. The company

  • Bendix reduces waste, energy consumption

    February 13, 2018 7:00AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix has announced it has diverted 96% of the waste created at its plants in 2017, while also reducing its energy usage by seven million kilowatt hours over the past three years. The company is on target

  • MTO to host webinar on Green Commercial Vehicle Program

    February 8, 2018 8:20AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  – The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) will be hosting a webinar in partnership with Grants Ontario regarding the Green Commercial Vehicle Program (GCVP) on Friday, February 9 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. The program provides rebates

  • News Equipment

    Mercedes-Benz reveals new Sprinter

    February 7, 2018 1:24AM by James Menzies

    Van is designed to be a constantly connected ‘node’ in the Internet of Things

  • Report recaps a year of carbon taxation in Ontario

    January 30, 2018 10:13AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner said the first year of Ontario’s carbon cap-and-trade system went well, but that more needs to be done. “A price on carbon pollution is a crucial tool we need to slow climate change,” said

  • Ontario expanding 60-ft. trailer trial

    January 29, 2018 6:33AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – For-hire carriers will be allowed to participate in an Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) trial using 60-ft. trailers. Changes to the trial, which previously only involved the retail sector, include: broadening of the trial to include other

  • News Equipment

    Natural gas-fueled truck sales rise

    January 26, 2018 12:45PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Demand for natural gas-fueled trucks in the U.S. and Canada rose 9% year-to-date through November, according to the most recent data from ACT Research. “Despite the uncertainty spurred by the current climate of changing environmental winds and

  • OTA makes case for green truck technology, parking

    January 26, 2018 11:21AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — In a 2018 budget consultation in Thornhill, Ont. today, the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) urged the provincial government to prioritize support for green trucking technology, alternative fuels, increase truck parking and rest areas across Ontario and work

  • CTA submits comments on Clean Fuel Standard regulation

    January 24, 2018 2:27PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  – CTA recently submitted comments to Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) on the regulatory framework of the upcoming federal Clean Fuel Standard regulation. The Clean Fuel Standard has the goal of reducing annual GHG emissions in Canada

  • CTA concerned about carbon pricing scheme

    January 16, 2018 12:50PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has expressed concerns about a national carbon pricing system, which could give U.S.-based carriers a competitive advantage over those from Canada. The draft legislative proposal was issued for public comment today. Public

  • NRCan updates SmartDriver for Highway Trucking

    January 9, 2018 6:40AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has updated its popular SmartDriver for Highway Trucking program, to help commercial truck drivers achieve better fuel economy. The program was developed in consultation with the trucking industry, NRCan reported, providing drivers will