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  • Trucks for Change moves 10 millionth pound of donations for Habitat for Humanity

    February 16, 2018 12:33PM by Sonia Straface

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Today marked a major milestone for the Trucks for Change (T4C) Network. At 9 a.m. this morning the charitable mover, that connects charities with affordable, or donated freight services, moved its 10 millionth pound of donations for

  • Cummins promotes Rob Neitzke

    February 15, 2018 7:53PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Cummins announced today that Rob Neitzke is the new executive director of Cummins’ On-Highway North American Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Business. Neitzke was formerly the leader of the Cummins Westport joint venture which designs, builds and sells

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    Peterbilt unveils driver-inspired UltraLoft sleeper

    February 15, 2018 3:18PM by James Menzies

    More storage, a flat floor, and additional headroom are among the benefits

  • OTA calls for more funding for driver training through ‘Second Career’

    February 14, 2018 5:50PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is calling on the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development to increase funding for commercial truck driver training through its Second Career program. Second Career offers funding to qualified applicants who

  • PMTC’s next seminar to focus on digital strategy

    February 14, 2018 10:19AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. — PMTC announced it is hosting a half-day seminar on digital strategy in April. The seminar is set to take place in Milton, Ont. on April 17 and will focus on how organizations can strengthen their digital strategy.

  • News Equipment

    Remorques Lewis named a Talbert Top 10 dealer

    February 13, 2018 11:56AM by Truck News

    LA PRÉSENTATION, SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC – Remorques Lewis has been named one of the top 10 Talbert Manufacturing dealers for 2017. The Quebec dealership was also given the honor of “Most Improved Dealer of 2017” with sales that were more than

  • Mack names MacKay’s Truck Center top Canadian dealer

    February 12, 2018 2:10PM by Truck News

    TRURO, N.S. – Mack Trucks has named its top dealers in North America, and MacKay’s Truck Center in Truro, N.S. was named the top Canadian dealer in 2017. The winner of the overall award, the 2017 North American Dealer of the

  • Pair of Canadian dealerships named to Kenworth Dealer Council

    February 9, 2018 12:44PM by Truck West

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Company named its 2018 Kenworth Dealer Council members today, with two from Canada receiving the honor. Representing the 400 Kenworth dealerships in Canada and the U.S., Boyd McConnachie of Inland Kenworth in Burnaby, B.C. and

  • Parking survey deadline extended

    February 9, 2018 11:46AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. —  The deadline to complete a survey to support a study of truck parking and rest areas in southern Ontario has been extended until April 30, as analysts look to secure more participants. SPR Associates is gathering the information

  • Minimizer names two North American sales managers

    February 9, 2018 9:30AM by Truck News

    BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minimizer announced the addition of Brian Purcell and Mitch Hollifield as the company’s new North American regional sales managers today. Purcell will oversee the North American Western based sales team and Hollifield will be in charge

  • Healthy Fleet Challenge participants are smashing their goals

    February 9, 2018 7:49AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — The first leg of 2018 Healthy Fleet Challenge is in its final weeks, and participants are smashing their goals, according to organizers. The first leg of the challenge runs January and February, and takes place in the

  • Detroit DD8 engine set to please vocational market

    February 6, 2018 3:56PM by Sonia Straface

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – Truck production of the new Detroit DD8 medium-duty engine began on Feb. 5 Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced today. The DD8 is the latest addition to Detroit’s powertrain portfolio, and was prompted into production at

  • Tallman Group wins International Truck Presidential Award

    February 6, 2018 1:06PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group announced today that it has received the International Truck Presidential Award. The Presidential Award, introduced in 2017, honors the top seven per cent of International Truck dealerships that achieve the highest level of performance in

  • Descartes buys Aljex

    February 2, 2018 12:01PM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. — Descartes Systems Group announced today that it has acquired Aljex Software. Aljex has serving freight broker for more than 20 years and has built a robust platform backed by deep domain expertise, Descartes said. “Managing the capacity

  • Good Driver Challenge starts today

    February 1, 2018 8:25AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. – Are you a good driver? Time to see how your skills stack up. The Good Driver Challenger starts today (Feb. 1). More than 15 fleets and 100 drivers are participating in the Pilot Challenge during the month of