Truck News


  • Class 8 orders continue to climb in October

    November 5, 2018 11:22AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Class 8 orders are strong once again. Both FTR and ACT Research reported orders for October surpassing 43,000 units for  the eighth month in a row.  October 2018 orders were the 10th best ever; 2% above a strong September

  • Nikola launches new truck for European market

    November 5, 2018 10:27AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ari. — Nikola Motor Company has recently launched a hydrogen-electric truck for European markets. Reservations for the Nikola TRE (meaning “Three” in Norwegian) are now open at Guests at the April 16-17 Nikola World in Phoenix will be

  • Great Dane mourns the loss of former v.p.

    November 2, 2018 2:30PM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane announced today that its former v.p. of design and development, Charles Fetz, has passed away. Fetz had a celebrated career in engineering before retiring from Great Dane in 2016. “Charlie was a stalwart champion of

  • Drivewyze to bring scale bypass to Ontario

    November 2, 2018 1:23PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – Drivewyze has announced it’s bringing its weigh station bypass platform to Ontario. It will offer bypasses at 32 Ontario scales by the end of the year, the company told at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference

  • Trucking and trade

    November 2, 2018 12:54PM by Derek Clouthier

    Fields on Wheels panel addresses trade, MELT, and truck transportation in Manitoba

  • Canadian shipping costs continue to rise

    November 2, 2018 10:12AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers rose 2% in August, according to the latest Canadian General Freight Index. The base rate was up 2.3%, while average fuel surcharges assessed by carriers decreased to 17.8%

  • News Equipment

    Volvo teams with Trimble for fleet management services

    November 2, 2018 9:58AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks has partnered with Trimble Transportation Enterprise to collaborate on fleet management services. The two companies inked a memorandum of understanding that will see Trimble develop future transportation management and fleet maintenance products and services for

  • OTA weighs in on new Drive Clean program

    November 2, 2018 9:42AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has given the province input on how its new Drive Clean program should look. It also wants incentives given to fleets who adopt low-emissions equipment. The Ontario government recently announced the cancellation

  • Arnold Bros. celebrates 60 years in trucking industry

    November 1, 2018 6:29PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Today marked the 60th year Arnold Bros. Transport has been in business. Founded in 1958 by Frank and Gerry Arnold, the Winnipeg-based carrier started when the brothers expanded the family farm with the transportation of grain. “It’s

  • Brandt purchases specialty transportation equipment company

    November 1, 2018 6:12PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – Regina’s Brandt Group of Companies plunged into the specialty transportation equipment sector with the purchase of Camex Equipment Sales and Rentals. “This is an exciting acquisition for us as Camex is a world-class company with the largest

  • Tallman Group adds Doepker trailers to product offerings

    November 1, 2018 10:06AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Tallman Group announced today that it has added Doepker Industries trailers to its product offerings. The new line will be available at all Tallman and Tru-Nor dealership locations in Ontario. “The addition of the Doepker Industries hopper, steel

  • Stiffer penalties in Manitoba for distracted driving

    October 31, 2018 3:32PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – If you’re driving and itching to take that call, it’s best to wait, as distracted driving laws will be beefed up in Manitoba as of tomorrow. Starting Nov. 1, anyone caught using a cellphone will have to

  • News Equipment

    Paccar Parts opens new Toronto PDC

    October 31, 2018 3:13PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Paccar Parts has announced the opening of a new 160,000 sq.-ft. parts distribution center in Toronto, Ont. The facility opened on Oct. 22 and will support customers across Eastern Canada. The company says the new facility features

  • Bridging Border Barriers summit set for Nov. 14

    October 31, 2018 11:34AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The Bridging Border Barriers half-day conference hosted by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is set for November 14 at the Lionhead Golf Club and Conference Centre. The event will feature conversations on cross-border commerce between Canada and

  • Haldex and Wabash to continue partnership

    October 31, 2018 11:26AM by Truck News

    KANSAS CITY, Miss. – Haldex and Wabash National Corporation announced today that they have mutually executed a Long Term Agreement through 2021. The new agreement outlines Haldex is to be the standard brake adjuster and actuator supplier on Wabash, Transcraft,