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  • 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

  • Highlight Motor Group moves into larger California facility

    August 23, 2018 1:04PM by Truck News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – Highlight Motor Group has moved into a new facility in the Los Angeles, Calif., area. The company says its new digs in Santa Fe Springs, a gateway city of southeast Los Angeles, better suits the

  • Express Mondor acquires Transport L’Epiphanie

    August 23, 2018 10:56AM by Truck News

    LANORAIE, Que. – Express Mondor has announced its acquisition of Transport L’Epiphanie, which will complement its specialized operations. The acquisition includes Transport L’Epiphanie’s rolling stock, which when combined with Express Mondor’s existing fleet, now includes more than 100 tractors and

  • CTA looks to immigration for labor

    August 23, 2018 9:16AM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is looking for better access to immigration channels to help address a labor shortage. Writing to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the industry’s largest lobbying group has identified growing constraints that fleets

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    Wabco to supply technologies for new heavy-duty Hino

    August 23, 2018 6:40AM by Truck News

    NOVI, Mich. – Wabco has announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Hino Trucks, to provide braking technology and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) for its new heavy-duty truck. The new XL Series Class 7/8 Hino will come

  • News Equipment

    Freightliner delivers 50,000th new Cascadia

    August 22, 2018 4:58PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Freightliner has delivered its 50,000th new Cascadia since it entered production in January 2017. The truck was delivered to Claremont, N.C.-based Cargo Transporters, which added its 128th new Cascadia upon the delivery. “Our goal was to develop

  • 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

  • Diesel to retain dominance

    August 22, 2018 11:38AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Diesel won’t lose its place as the dominant fuel for commercial vehicles, even as alternative fuels and powertrain options become more viable. That was the message from Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, when

  • FMCSA seeking comment on proposed HOS changes in the U.S.

    August 22, 2018 11:28AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON D.C. – Hours of service (HOS) rules might be changing to add more flexibility says Federal Motor Carrier Safety (FMCSA) administrator Ray Martinez. The FMCSA put out an advanced notice of proposed rule making and opened a 30-day comment

  • U.S. truck tonnage posts strongest gains in three months

    August 22, 2018 10:34AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. for-hire truck tonnage rose 1.9% in July, according to the latest data from the American Trucking Associations (ATA). June’s decrease in tonnage was revised up to -0.5%. The index was up 8.6% year-over-year in July, bettering

  • News Equipment

    Trans East buys car hauling trailer distributor CD Jabbco

    August 21, 2018 9:56AM by Truck News

    IROQUOIS, Ont. – Trans East Trailers has announced its acquisition of CD Jabbco, Canada’s exclusive distributor of Cottrell car hauling trailers. CD Jabbco is a supplier of parts and services to the car hauling industry and is based in Iroquois,

  • News Equipment

    Mack to continue playing offense, new president promises

    August 21, 2018 9:37AM by James Menzies

    Martin Weissburg takes the helm as Anthem demand boosts on-highway market share

  • Wabco opens new global research and development hub

    August 21, 2018 8:47AM by Truck News

    HANOVER, Germany – Wabco has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art Global Technology and Innovation Center in Hanover, Germany. The company says the new center will significantly expand its global product development and engineering capabilities. It invested $30 million

  • More than $700 billion generated by trucking in the U.S. in 2017: ATA

    August 20, 2018 3:39PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The U.S. trucking industry was generated more than $700 billion dollars in revenue in 2017 according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). The organization released its annual collection of trucking data, the “ATA American Trucking Trends 2018.”

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    Class 8 truck orders remained hot in July

    August 20, 2018 1:37PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Class 8 net orders totaled 52,629 units in July, marking the fifth month in the last seven that orders have exceeded 40,000 units. “Making July’s order intake more impressive is the fact that the month is typically