Truck News

  • Feature Transportation

    Tapping into a ‘new’ workforce

    May 1, 2002 12:00AM by John Curran

    WINNIPEG, Man. – With Manitoba suffering through its lowest rate of population growth since 1980, the friendly province is certainly at the apex of a skills shortage threatening all transport related …

  • Feature Transportation

    Mats: Meritor streamlines coverage

    May 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    Based on the trend toward extending vehicle trade-in cycles and the need to simplify warranty administration, ArvinMeritor plans to simplify its component warranty categories from 16 to four.The compa…

  • Feature Transportation

    News (January 01, 2002)

    January 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    Freightliner has parted company with its long-time Canadian vice-president, John Cecconi. The truckmaker has reportedly been in the midst of a massive housecleaning, and the official word is a replace…

  • Feature Transportation

    Hot and cold CSA a go

    January 1, 2002 12:00AM by John Curran

    OTTAWA, Ont. – After several years of wrangling, Customs Self Assessment (CSA) kicked off on the morning of Dec. 3, at border crossings across the 49th parallel and it may be the first stop on the way…

  • Feature Transportation

    MSHA recognition for Nett Particulate Filters

    September 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Nett Technologies Inc. recently received authoritative recognition by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) for its diesel particulate filter (DPF) technology. This…

  • Feature Transportation

    GDP rise continues

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Gross domestic product (GDP) advanced 0.5 per cent in January, marking the 18th consecutive monthly increase for a booming Canadian economy enjoying its longest growth cycle since 1961,…

  • Feature Transportation

    Trucker’s vigil comes to an end

    April 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Dennis Cleary’s 1999 Century Class became a fixture on the shoulder of Hwy. 69 as he protested the high fuel costs that were putting him out of business. Now they have.His truck is bei…

  • Feature Transportation

    Tech treads

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by John G. Smith

    The link between rubber and silicone may be closer than you think.Tire manufacturers have been struggling for several years to incorporate computer chips into their rubber – developing a new generatio…