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    Are you keeping score?

    September 1, 2010 12:00AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – By now, most Canadian carriers operating in the US know CSA 2010 is coming, and with it some major changes to how a carrier’s safety rating is calculated. They probably also know that …

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    New Products (April 01, 2010)

    April 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Trailers Fontaine Trailer has unveiled a new dropdeck model from its Revolution trailer line that it claims weighs just 9,300 lbs. The Fontaine Revolution Hybrid Dropdeck is 48’x102″ and features steel main beams with an extruded aluminum floor for strength

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    The Realignment Of Stars

    January 1, 2010 12:00AM by Paul Hartley

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The simple, overarching message Western Star officials delivered at the company’s recent dealer meeting in Las Vegas, Nev., could be summed up as a paraphrase of Mark Twain’s famous …

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    Kenworth Opens New Parts And Service Facility In Nfld.

    December 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    MOUNT PEARL, Nfld. – Kenworth of Newfoundland has opened a new parts and service facility in the southwest part of Mount Pearl, just off Harbour Arterial Rd.

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    New Products (October 01, 2009)

    October 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    Tires & Wheels

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    People (June 01, 2009)

    June 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    Harper Power Products has named Brian Husk the company’s new territory manager for Northern Ontario. The company said Husk will assume responsibilities for commercial, operational and strategic growth…

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    BIG Dog

    April 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Mack was obviously trying to make a point when it decided to call its latest truck the Titan. This is a name that evokes thoughts of power. And in a line of trucks identified by a bull…

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    PacLease Expands To Moncton, N. B.

    January 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    MONCTON, N. B. – Paccar Leasing Company (PacLease) has announced the recent addition of a new full-service lease location in Moncton, N. B., which is operated by Bayview PacLease.

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    Accessories (January 01, 2009)

    January 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    Chevron has introduced a new 100% synthetic engine oil, which it says exceeds industry and OEM performance requirements. Chevron Delo 400 LE Synthetic SAE 5W-40 is formulated using an optimal blend of…

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    Tires & Wheels (October 01, 2008)

    October 1, 2008 12:00AM by Truck News

    Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions has announced the availability of its Continuum C1073 retread tire for rigid dump truck applications. The retread has been offered on a limited scale since February a…

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    Windows in the palm of your hand

    September 1, 2008 12:00AM by Truck News

    SECAUCUS, N. J. – A fully-capable personal computer would be a handy piece of equipment for any mobile field worker, especially those who are limited to handheld devices that offer one-dimensional cap…

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    Stayin’ A-live

    August 1, 2008 12:00AM by James Menzies

    COLEMAN, P. E. I. – Many work sites pose a two-pronged safety hazard to dump truck operators: uneven surfaces which create ideal conditions for a rollover and high-voltage overhead wires which can ele…

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    Mack makes ‘titanic’ leap into heavy-haul segment

    May 1, 2008 12:00AM by Truck News

    By Jan Westell LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Mack’s latest model made one of the most dramatic entrances at the recent ConExpo construction trade show, and the company also had one of the busiest displays, with i…

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    Tuthill introduces new steerable hydraulic drive axle for on-/off-highway applications

    May 1, 2008 12:00AM by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Tuthill Drive Systems has unveiled a new steerable hydraulic drive axle for trucks that operate both on-and off-highway.

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    International rounds out PayStar line with set-back axle 5900i

    May 1, 2008 12:00AM by Truck News

    By Jan Westell LAS VEGAS, Nev. – International unveiled its newest heavy-duty truck model at CONEXPO, the PayStar 5900i set-back axle dump truck. The newest addition to the International product line …