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  • 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

  • Kriska acquires BTC Express

    September 4, 2018 9:04AM by johng@newcom.ca

    PRESCOTT, Ont. – Kriska Transportation Group (KTG) has acquired BTC Express of Brantford, Ont., which will continue to operate under general manager Jacob Bicz. Brothers Jacob and Han Bicz have owned and operated BTC for the past 10 years. The

  • Finding parking the top cause of stress for pro drivers

    September 2, 2018 1:36PM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Az. – Truck parking availability in the U.S. improved in 2017, but finding a parking spot is the number one cause of stress for 85% of professional drivers. Those are a couple key findings from the 2018 Truck Parking

  • News Equipment

    RoaDor rebrands as McLaren Doors

    September 2, 2018 12:13PM by Truck News

    AURORA, Ont. – RoaDor has announced it is rebranding to McLaren Doors, to elevate the focus of the company’s change in ownership. The rebranding will be accompanied by a new logo, website, social media platforms, and brand positioning. McLaren Doors

  • News Equipment

    Haldex’s Grey-Rock friction turns 90

    September 2, 2018 12:01PM by Truck News

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Haldex has announced its Grey-Rock heavy-duty friction products line is celebrating its 90th anniversary next year. “Over the past 90 years Grey-Rock has outfitted hundreds of millions of shoes with the gold standard of stability and

  • News Equipment

    Manac buys flatdeck trailer manufacturer Alutrec

    September 2, 2018 11:50AM by Truck News

    ST-GEORGES, Que. – Manac has announced it closed a deal to acquire aluminum flatdeck trailer manufacturer Alutrec. Alutrec is based in Laurier-Station, Que. “We are proud to announce this transaction. Alutrec has a great range of products in the aluminum

  • 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

  • Pride Trucks Sales opens U.S. location with more to come

    August 31, 2018 1:57PM by elizabeth

    TOLEDO, Ohio – Canadian retailer of pre-owned trucks and trailers, Pride Truck Sales, has expanded again opening a new facility in Toledo, Ohio this week. The Mississauga-based company says the new location came about after customer requests to add a

  • Navistar names Giroux new chief communications officer

    August 30, 2018 9:19AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar announced today that David Giroux has been named chief communications officer and will lead the company’s corporate communications department effective Sept. 1. “David is an experienced and respected leader in the North American truck industry, and

  • Alberta truckers needed for study on driver health

    August 29, 2018 4:12PM by Derek Clouthier

    SASKATOON, Sask. – Calling all Alberta truck drivers…come in Alberta truckers. The University of Saskatchewan’s School of Public Health is looking for long-haul truck drivers from Alberta to participate in a study that will collect information on their health and

  • GoRight hires new senior director of fleet maintenance

    August 29, 2018 3:10PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — GoRight has named Bob Hammond as senior director of fleet maintenance. This is a new role for the company. Hammond brings more than 35 years of industry knowledge and experience to the GoRight team and customers. His

  • Adopting fuel-saving technologies help fleets save millions: NACFE report

    August 28, 2018 1:06PM by Truck News

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The rate of adoption for fuel-saving technologies is up according to the North American Council for Freight Efficiency’s (NACFE) 2018 Annual Fuel Fleet Study. As detailed in the full report, the 20 fleets that participated in

  • Nikola World set for April 16-18

    August 28, 2018 7:46AM by Sonia Straface

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — Nikola Motor Company announced it is hosting a new event, Nikola World on April 16-18, 2019. On April 16, Nikola will unveil the pre-production hydrogen electric semi-truck, 2.3 megawatt hydrogen station and the Nikola NZT 4X4. April

  • Ryder names 2018 Top Tech winner

    August 27, 2018 2:36PM by Truck News

    MIAMI. Fla. – Ryder System has named Christopher Barnett its 2018 Top Technician. Barnett won the company’s Top Tech Recognition Program for North America last week. The contest, designed to identify, recognize, and reward Ryder’s top performing truck maintenance technicians,

  • Conditions for shippers moderating: FTR

    August 24, 2018 1:11PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Conditions for U.S. shippers moderated in June, but still presented a challenging environment. The FTR Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) read -9.5 in June, a nearly three-point improvement from the previous month, indicating the worst may be over