Truck News


  • CarriersEdge, TCA reveal 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For

    January 30, 2018 9:42AM by Truck News

    And four Canadian carriers make the cut

  • News Security

    Distinctive dump truck reported stolen

    January 30, 2018 9:18AM by Truck News

    COBOURG, Ont. – A distinct, easily identifiable paint job didn’t stop a thief or thieves from making off with a dump truck, stolen from Blake Construction in Cobourg, Ont. Cobourg Police report that on Jan. 25 at a bout 7

  • Custom app helping Daimler manage spot deliveries

    January 30, 2018 9:10AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) says a custom-built app has helped it and its carrier partners greatly improve the efficiency of transporting spot loads. The app was developed by Loadsmart. It offers a platform to help both

  • Cooney drivers accept five-year deal

    January 30, 2018 9:02AM by Truck News

    BELLEVILLE, Ont. – Cooney Transport and Cooney Bulk Sales drivers represented by Teamsters Local 91 have accepted a new five-year deal with the company. “The accepted offer annually increases mileage rates, hourly rates, U.S. mileage rates amongst many other significant

  • Eberspaecher North America names new president

    January 29, 2018 1:20PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Eberspaecher North America has announced it has named  Oleg Riabtsev  as the new president for its North American entities. Riabtsev brings with him many years of experience in the automotive, OEM, and aftermarket segments. He will be

  • Nova Scotia working to up weight restrictions across province

    January 29, 2018 7:53AM by Truck News

    HALIFAX, N.S. — The province of Nova Scotia is working to bring roadway weight restrictions in line with those across the country. Many roads that do not have structures such as bridges or large culverts now have an increased weight

  • Ontario expanding 60-ft. trailer trial

    January 29, 2018 6:33AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – For-hire carriers will be allowed to participate in an Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) trial using 60-ft. trailers. Changes to the trial, which previously only involved the retail sector, include: broadening of the trial to include other

  • News Equipment

    Natural gas-fueled truck sales rise

    January 26, 2018 12:45PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Demand for natural gas-fueled trucks in the U.S. and Canada rose 9% year-to-date through November, according to the most recent data from ACT Research. “Despite the uncertainty spurred by the current climate of changing environmental winds and

  • OTA makes case for green truck technology, parking

    January 26, 2018 11:21AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — In a 2018 budget consultation in Thornhill, Ont. today, the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) urged the provincial government to prioritize support for green trucking technology, alternative fuels, increase truck parking and rest areas across Ontario and work

  • TFI International names new CFI president

    January 25, 2018 11:56AM by Truck News

    Michael Hinz named senior vice-president

  • Atlanta’s ‘Spaghetti Junction’ Top Truck Bottleneck in America

    January 25, 2018 10:00AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released its annual list highlighting the most congested bottlenecks for trucks in America. The 2018 Top Truck Bottleneck List assesses the level of truck-oriented congestion at 300 locations on the

  • Purolator wins 2018 Eggie Award

    January 25, 2018 9:31AM by Truck News

    JERICHO, N.Y. –  Purolator International has won a 2018 Eggie Award as Newegg’s Best International Logistics Partner. This is the third consecutive year Purolator International has received this award. Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America, celebrates the Eggie

  • News Equipment

    Denso continues push into heavy-duty aftermarket

    January 24, 2018 6:35PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Denso is continuing is push into the heavy-duty aftermarket, with the expansion of its diesel particulate filter (DPF) line and the opening of a new warehouse to handle heavy-duty parts. The company made the announcements during

  • News Equipment

    HDDA: Heavy Duty outlines strategic plan for heavy-duty aftermarket

    January 24, 2018 6:16PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – HDDA: Heavy Duty – a community of the Auto Care Association – has developed a four-pronged strategic plan it says will benefit heavy-duty supplier and distributors. Hill Hanvey, president of the Auto Care Association, outlined the

  • CTA submits comments on Clean Fuel Standard regulation

    January 24, 2018 2:27PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  – CTA recently submitted comments to Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) on the regulatory framework of the upcoming federal Clean Fuel Standard regulation. The Clean Fuel Standard has the goal of reducing annual GHG emissions in Canada