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  • The need for speed

    August 13, 2018 10:18AM by James Menzies

    Some of the fastest race rigs bring their horsepower to Rodeo du Camion

  • Peterbilt graduates 50th class of technicians

    August 13, 2018 6:47AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has graduated its 50th class of factory-trained technicians through its Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI). The institute has been in business since November 2013 and has trained more than 500 graduates. More than 95% of those graduates

  • Registration now open for 2018 OTA Executive Conference

    August 10, 2018 8:39AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Registration is now open for the Ontario Trucking Association’s Executive Conference on November 7 and 8, taking place once again at the Ritz Carlton in Toronto. This is the OTA’s 92nd annual conference. The signature awards dinner

  • News Equipment

    ATA maintenance council releases updated technical guide

    August 9, 2018 4:23PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va — The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) says there are more than 40 new or revised practices in its new recommended practices manual. The group released the 2018-2019 manual was released this week with

  • Tremcar West celebrates 10 years in Saskatchewan

    August 9, 2018 3:32PM by Truck West

    WEYBURN, Sask. – Tremcar West will marks its 10 anniversary doing business in Saskatchewan with a celebration that will include environment minister Dustin Duncan as a guest speaker. The company’s first service facility opened in October of 2008 in Weyburn.

  • Quick Truck Lube to open Napanee location

    August 9, 2018 2:46PM by Truck News

    AYR, Ont. — Quick Truck Lube announced today that it is opening a new location in Napanee, Ont. this fall. The new location at exit 579 on Hwy 401 will offer the same fast and efficient service at its Ayr

  • Healthy Trucker now accepting new teams for Healthy Fleet Challenge

    August 9, 2018 1:42PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — Healthy Trucker has announced they are now accepting new teams for the third leg of the Healthy Fleet Challenge, starting September 1. This is the final leg of the challenge for the 2018 year and will end

  • GCR Tires & Service hires new director of marketing and merchandising

    August 9, 2018 1:02PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas announced Taylor Vernier has joined the company as director of marketing and merchandising for the GCR Tires & Service (GCR) business. In this role, Vernier will lead all marketing activities for the commercial tire and

  • Stronger pricing, ability to attract drivers keys to Titanium’s success

    August 9, 2018 9:13AM by James Menzies

    BOLTON, Ont. – Improving rates and the ability to add capacity in a driver-starved market were two of the reasons Titanium Transportation Group was able to achieve record revenue and profit in the second quarter. Speaking to analysts about Q2

  • Titanium reports record quarter

    August 9, 2018 6:28AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group rode a strong trucking market to record results in the second quarter. The company reported revenue of $51.8 million, marking a year-over-year increase of 58%. Net income was $2.2 million, or double the previous

  • TruckPro adds Diesel Bros. to its network

    August 8, 2018 2:02PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – TruckPro is expanding again in Ontario, announcing a new member in its network of service and parts shops across the country. Diesel Brothers is bringing its eight service bays and seven mechanics to the TruckPro family. The

  • News Equipment

    Canadian suppliers among Daimler’s best

    August 8, 2018 7:46AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Two Canadian suppliers were among the 40 recipients of Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) 2017 Masters of Quality Supplier awards. The awards recognize the top quality component and service suppliers to Freightliner and Western Star. Multimatic Manufacturing

  • News Equipment

    Electric trucks to become more prominent: ACT Research

    August 8, 2018 7:37AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – More than 100,000 electric commercial vehicles will be sold by 2035, according to a report from ACT Research. The study, Commercial Vehicle Electrification: To Charge or Not To Charge, concludes that commercial electric vehicles will grow from

  • Nikola raises $100 million this month

    August 7, 2018 2:30PM by Truck News

    PHOENIX. Ari. – Nikola Motor Company announced today that it anticipates the $200 million C round will be oversubscribed with more than $100 million already raised and funded this month. The company has a $1.1  billion pre-money valuation.  “Nikola’s business model

  • Fleet Advantage appoints new senior v.p. of sales

    August 7, 2018 1:15PM by Truck News

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Fleet Advantage announced today has named Jon Keller senior vice-president of sales. Keller is a seasoned sales veteran with extensive knowledge and experience in fleet leasing, asset management, and lifecycle cost management. Keller comes to Fleet