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    Navistar recognizes top suppliers

    February 16, 2018 12:03PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar has recognized 32 of its top suppliers with Diamond Supplier Awards. The winners represent the top 2% of Navistar’s supply base. “We are delighted to acknowledge our best suppliers with the elite Diamond Supplier Award,” said David

  • ATSSA donates to local causes

    January 30, 2018 10:21AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The Automotive Transportation Service Superintendents’ Association (ATSSA) held its annual charity and fun night Dec. 14, 2017, collecting donations for underprivileged children through the Toys for Tots program. Food items were also collected on behalf of the

  • 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

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    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

  • Manitoulin buys Direct Right Cartage

    January 10, 2018 9:36AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Manitoulin Transport announced today that it has acquired Direct Right Cartage. This is the seventh purchase for Manitoulin in the last 12 months. According to Manitoulin, the acquisition builds on its existing intermodal offerings and signifies Manitoulin’s

  • Daimler names new Western Star Trucks boss

    December 5, 2017 9:08AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – David Carson has been named president of Western Star Trucks, and chief diversity officer for Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). He is currently president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp., and will replace Kelley Platt, who has been

  • Mexican trucking industry “is changing,” fleet owner says

    November 19, 2017 8:27PM by James Menzies

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Noe Montes, owner of Mexican trucking company Transmontes and a U.S.-based carrier called TM Transportation Services, wants the North American trucking industry to know that Mexican carriers are safety-conscious and progressive. In an interview with trucking press

  • MTO gives the green light to OTA-designed car carrier configurations

    November 15, 2017 12:04PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  — Earlier this week the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) launched the Extended Stinger-Steer Auto Carrier (ESSAC) Special Vehicle Configuration Permit Program. In the initial development stages of Ontario’s ESSAC program there were two configurations being considered based purely

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    TruckPro adds four locations to network

    October 19, 2017 11:52AM by Truck News

    LONGUEUIL, Que. – TruckPro has announced the expansion of its network to more than 125 service centers. The recent additions include: Diesel Expectations; River Philip, N.S.; Palmer Automotive and Truck Center, Cardigan, P.E.I.; Service de Freins Montreal, Montreal, Que.; and

  • Stronger economy, “logical” NAFTA outcome in store: STS

    October 11, 2017 10:54AM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The economy should continue to grow in Canada, the U.S., and globally, and logic should prevail during the renegotiation of NAFTA. Those were some of the key messages from leading economists, analysts, and a motor carrier executive

  • Nikola, Bosch team up on truck development

    September 19, 2017 10:40AM by Truck News

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Nikola has announced an update to its electric truck project, claiming it will be entering production by 2021 with two Class 8 hydrogen-electric truck models. The company says the Nikola One and Nikola Two will

  • Winners crowned in Navistar Technician Rodeo

    September 14, 2017 3:00PM by Truck News

      LISLE, Ill. –Winners were crowned recently at this year’s Navistar Technician Rodeo, which features the company’s best commercial truck and bus technicians going head-to-head. Nathan Reed of RWC International in Arizona took home the “Top Service Technician” Award for

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    Mack Pinnacle, Granite models get an update

    September 14, 2017 2:14PM by James Menzies

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Mack Granite and Pinnacle models will benefit from design enhancements making their debut in the all-new Mack Anthem highway tractor. The company says the interior updates will help fleets attract and retain drivers. Updates include, all-new

  • Wabco signs agreement with Nexteer Automotive

    August 29, 2017 11:21AM by Truck News

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich.  – Wabco Holdings announced today that it has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with Nexteer Automotive. According to the agreement, both companies will  collaborate to develop and supply active steering systems for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles

  • Continental rolls out new rewards program for Canadians

    August 1, 2017 9:03AM by Truck News

    FAIRLAWN, Ohio — Continental is restarting its engines in the Canadian aftermarket by introducing the Elite Rewards Program Member (RPM) Club with improved features for professional repair technicians and distributor counterpersons. Continental has taken the same basic premise as the