Truck News



  • Continental renames urban waste transport tires

    June 11, 2019 11:21AM by Truck News

    FORT MILL, S.C. – Tire giant Continental has renamed its commercial waste transport tires and retreads for improved clarity. “The new nomenclature is descriptive and easy to use, ensuring that tire dealers and fleets are able to pinpoint the tire’s

  • Industries voice concern as Trump tariffs loom

    June 7, 2019 2:47PM by Abdul Latheef

    TORONTO, Ont. — As Mexico braces for the first installment of what U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened would be escalating tariffs, the trucking and automotive industries are warning that the move would have devastating effects on their sectors. Trump

  • P.S.I. announces personnel changes

    June 3, 2019 8:11AM by Truck News

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Pressure Systems International (P.S. I.) has recently made significant personnel appointments. Craig Smith has been hired as marketing manager. Smith will lead marketing aspects for both its CV and RV businesses, focusing on the technical aspects

  • Trucking welcomes trade deal

    May 21, 2019 8:21AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – An end to tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. was welcomed by the trucking industry late last week. “Trucking and trade are synonymous, and this decision by President Trump is a huge step

  • Bosch, Powercell join forces to develop fuel cells

    April 29, 2019 11:16AM by johng@newcom.ca

    STUTTGART, Germany – Bosch is joining forces with Powercell Sweden AB to prepare a polymer-electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell for production – and will ultimately hold the licence to manufacture the technology for the global automotive market. The stack at

  • Continental hires John Cox

    April 16, 2019 11:23AM by Truck News

    FORT MILL, S.C. – Continental has hired retread industry veteran John Cox to enhance process technologies for its ContiLifeCycle retread partners worldwide. The newly-created position, Global Technical Services, emphasizes the company’s commitment to supporting partner shops producing ContiTread retreads. “We

  • Trucking journalists present Cummins X12 with tech award

    March 21, 2019 7:55AM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Trucking industry journalists from around North American have presented the Cummins X12 diesel engine with the annual Jim Winsor Memorial Technical Achievement Award. “As in previous years, there were a number of very worthy candidates nominated by

  • Hadley bringing lightweight barriers to heavy trucks

    March 17, 2019 6:16PM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Hadley is joining forces with its Corvac Composites affiliate to produce a lineup of lightweight thermoform barriers for heavy trucks – including splash shields, under-engine covers, and underbodies. Splash shields and under-engine covers are traditionally injection-molded or

  • Navistar awards top suppliers

    February 14, 2019 2:42PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – This week, Navistar recognized 35 of its top-performing suppliers with its annual Diamond Supplier Awards. This select group has helped Navistar deliver uptime to its customers and has exceeded performance expectations in four key metrics: quality, delivery,

  • News Technology

    Volvo invests in wireless EV charging

    January 16, 2019 8:23AM by Truck News

    PHILADELPHIA, Penn. – Volvo Group Venture Capital, a subsidiary of Volvo Group, has invested in a firm developing high power wireless charging of electric vehicles. Momentum Dynamics, based in Pennsylvania, is developing and commercializing high power inductive charging for the

  • News Equipment

    International launches CV Series

    November 8, 2018 10:14AM by James Menzies

    Navistar back in the Class 4/5 segment with new International CV

  • Manac names new regional sales manager for the Maritimes

    October 16, 2018 10:40AM by Truck News

    SAINT-GEORGES, Que. — Manac announced the appointment of Marcel Maillet as its new regional sales manager for the Atlantic provinces today. Maillet joins Manac with a solid background in the trucking industry. In his new role, Marcel will be responsible

  • Two-year study launched into platooning

    September 25, 2018 9:45AM by johng@newcom.ca

    YPSILANTI TWP., Mich. – The American Center for Mobility has gathered the team for a two-year study into platooning commercial and military vehicles — launching what’s described as the first study of its kind in the U.S. Participating organizations include:

  • Mitsubishi Fuso names new product support manager

    September 24, 2018 9:06AM by Truck News

    LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America announced recently that Vadim Kornev will become the company’s new product support manager for Eastern Canada.  Vadim comes to Fuso from Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, where he had a similar

  • Mammarella named Timken national sales manager

    September 21, 2018 9:30AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Timken has named Albert Mammarella the national sales manager – automotive/commercial vehicle aftermarket in a role that will have him focusing on Canada. Mammarella brings 30 years of industry experience to the role, said the supplier