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  • Mammarella named Timken national sales manager

    September 21, 2018 9:30AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Timken has named Albert Mammarella the national sales manager – automotive/commercial vehicle aftermarket in a role that will have him focusing on Canada. Mammarella brings 30 years of industry experience to the role, said the supplier

  • Navistar already benefits from Traton alliance: Clarke

    September 20, 2018 4:29PM by John G. Smith

    HANNOVER, Germany – Navistar is already realizing the benefits of extra purchasing power made possible through a 17% equity stake secured by Volkswagen Truck and Bus – recently rebranded as Traton Group. A related joint venture for procurement activities offered

  • Daimler’s Daum: Trade war would have ‘no winners’

    September 20, 2018 4:00PM by John G. Smith

    HANNOVER, Germany – The business of making trucks is booming at Daimler Truck and Bus. Sales for the company were up 13% in the first half of 2018, and orders are up 38%. “That’s why we’re equally optimistic about the

  • Pride Truck Sales opens new locations in Calif.

    September 7, 2018 11:04AM by Truck News

    FONTANA, Calif. – Canadian pre-owned retailer Pride Truck Sales is expanding again. The company announced two new U.S. locations opening in Fontana and Stockton, Calif. this week. Both dealerships are said to offer a wide variety of pre-owned heavy- and

  • Betts Truck Parts names new procurement manager

    September 6, 2018 7:32AM by Truck News

    FRESNO, Calif. – Betts Truck Parts & Service has named Sara Cox its new procurement and logistics manager. Cox has nearly 20 years of experience in a variety of industries, including truck and trailer, freight, and supply management, the company

  • DTNA names new head of communications

    September 4, 2018 9:08AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Andrea Corso has been named the new head of communications at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). She assumed the rule Aug. 20, and will handle internal and external corporate communications as well as product communications for the

  • Isaac to visit Canadian truck stops to celebrate National Trucking Week

    August 31, 2018 2:40PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – With National Trucking Week kicking off this Sunday, Isaac Instruments is set to celebrate across the country. The technology company, which has offices in Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec, will send a team to multiple truck stops with

  • STA hands out $5,000 in scholarships

    August 23, 2018 5:17PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) doled out its annual scholarships recently, with three students receiving a combined $5,000. The recipients must have a family member who owns or is employed by a Saskatchewan trucking company. Emily Galey

  • Humboldt victims to have stars named in their honor

    August 22, 2018 2:54PM by Truck West

    HUMBOLDT, Sask. – The International Star Registry’s Canadian office has agreed to name a star after each person who died as a result of the Humboldt Broncos bus collision last April with a tractor-trailer, thanks to Saskatchewan truck driver Blaine

  • Horvath to head safety at ATA

    August 14, 2018 3:25PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is naming Dan Horvath their new vice president of safety policy. In the role Horvath will oversee the association’s Safety Policy and Hazardous Material committees, as well as representing ATA and its

  • Peterbilt graduates 50th class of technicians

    August 13, 2018 6:47AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has graduated its 50th class of factory-trained technicians through its Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI). The institute has been in business since November 2013 and has trained more than 500 graduates. More than 95% of those graduates

  • Tri Truck Center honored for fourth year

    August 2, 2018 12:29PM by Truck News

    BARRIE, Ont. – Tri Truck Centre has once again been given Hino Motors Canada’s (HMC) top honor. John Esplen, dealer principal and Rick Howitt, general manager were awarded the top-ranking gold position for the 2017 Hino dealer of the year

  • Truck convoy honors driver after losing fight against cancer

    July 30, 2018 1:00PM by Truck West

    STEINBACH, Man. – A procession of more than 20 trucks made their way along the Trans-Canada Highway this past Saturday to honor long-time driver Harold Reimer, who lost his battle with cancer. Reimer, 58, was a Winnipeg resident and is

  • Select eyes growth with Stoughton deal

    July 11, 2018 2:59PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Jamie Ferguson has been selling Stoughton trailers since 2001, but there are clearly some growth plans on the horizon now that Mississauga’s Select Trailers has been named the lineup’s exclusive dealer for Ontario. “It’s going to be

  • Twenty-nine charges laid on truck driver involved in Humboldt Broncos bus collision

    July 6, 2018 3:57PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – Jaskirat Sidhu, the truck driver who collided with the Humboldt Broncos bus on April 6, was arrested this morning and faces 29 charges. The 29-year-old male from Calgary who worked for Adesh Deol Trucking was charged with