Truck News


  • Finding the Smokin’ Gun

    July 22, 2019 6:04PM by Derek Clouthier

    Racer Gord Cooper looks to set world records after Smokin’ Gun’s engine rebuild

  • News Equipment

    Alliance Truck Parts growing network

    July 22, 2019 9:22AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Alliance Truck Parts is expanding its network and product portfolio. The company has added more than 11 new value product lines to its portfolio. They include items ranging from diesel exhaust fluid filters to air brake compressors

  • News Equipment

    Breadner to host Mississauga open house

    July 22, 2019 9:07AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Breadner Trailers is hosting an open house at its Mississauga dealership Aug. 15. The event will feature special deals, and will run from 10 a.m. till 7 p.m. at 7410 Tranmere Drive. The company says it will

  • PMTC to hold educational seminar in Edmonton

    July 22, 2019 8:57AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. — The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada will hold its 2019 western regional seminar in Edmonton, Alta., on Oct. 1, the organization announced Monday. It is part of the PMTC’s ongoing series of cross-country educational half-day conferences.

  • Beautiful and speedy trucks on display at Alberta truck show

    July 20, 2019 11:12PM by Derek Clouthier

    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – The Southern Alberta Truck Expo and Job Fair held its 5th annual event in Lethbridge, Alta., today, handing out several awards to drivers who showed off their stunning rides at the show. Nine awards were handed out

  • Trucking associations unveil infrastructure wish list

    July 19, 2019 3:25PM by

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) and its partners at provincial trucking associations have unveiled a wish list of infrastructure priorities that could improve road-based trade. The need to invest in truck parking and border capabilities is among

  • Fu named CFO at Titanium

    July 19, 2019 12:05PM by

    BOLTON, Ont. – Alex Fu has been named the chief financial officer of Titanium Transportation Group after four months in the interim role. Fu has served as director of finance since joining the fleet in 2017. “We ultimately felt he

  • Lettrapub opens vehicle graphics shop in Montreal

    July 19, 2019 11:05AM by

    SAINTE-MARIE, Que. – Lettrapub has opened a new installation site in Montreal, better supporting vehicle lettering activities. The location at 1402 Saint-Armour Street, Ville Saint-Laurent, specializes in large-format digital printing and has three large service doors to accommodate trucks, trailers,

  • ATA, NACV Show partner to deliver educational conference

    July 19, 2019 10:57AM by

    TORONTO, Ont. – The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) is partnering with the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and its Transport Topics publication to host a half-day educational conference. Scheduled for Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to noon, it

  • Feds offer greenbacks for green projects

    July 19, 2019 8:32AM by

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Funds from the federal carbon tax are now available to cover up to 25% of the cost of selected energy-saving projects in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and New Brunswick. The news comes as Environment and Climate Change Canada

  • U.S. trailer orders plunge to 10-year low in June

    July 19, 2019 8:21AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Preliminary U.S. trailer orders for June fell to the lowest level since September 2009 to 5,500 units, freight transportation forecaster FTR reported. It said the orders were down 53% month-over-month, and 70% year-over-year. Dry van orders were

  • Volvo Group, Samsung SDI to develop batteries for electric trucks

    July 18, 2019 7:30PM by Truck News

    GOTHENBERG, Sweden – The Volvo Group and South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for the Swedish company’s electric trucks, it was announced Thursday. Under the deal, Samsung SDI will provide

  • Canadian and U.S. drivers to take part in truck beauty contest at SuperRigs

    July 18, 2019 2:01PM by Truck News-West

    ALBERT LEA, Minn. – Shell Rotella SuperRigs will be held next week in Albert Lea, Minn., and several Canadian and U.S. drivers are able to take part in the truck beauty contest for actively working trucks. “Each year, truckers and

  • Turnover rate at large truckload carriers rises

    July 17, 2019 3:44PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. —   The turnover rate at truckload fleets with more than $30 million revenue rose 5 percentage points to 83% in the first quarter of 2019, the American Trucking Associations said Wednesday. That was lower than last year’s average

  • Millennials warming up to non-trucker jobs, says report

    July 17, 2019 3:21PM by Abdul Latheef

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – While a longhaul driving career may not be on their radar, a large number of millennials could still be open to other jobs in the trucking industry, a Trucking HR Canada survey has revealed. The survey of