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    Wabco inks steering deal with Tata Motors

    July 13, 2018 9:01AM by Truck News

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – Wabco has inked a deal to supply power steering systems to Tata Motors in India. The deal follows its acquisition of U.S.-based R.H. Sheppard last year. The deal highlights Wabco’s efforts to expand its steering business globally,

  • Select eyes growth with Stoughton deal

    July 11, 2018 2:59PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Jamie Ferguson has been selling Stoughton trailers since 2001, but there are clearly some growth plans on the horizon now that Mississauga’s Select Trailers has been named the lineup’s exclusive dealer for Ontario. “It’s going to be

  • Trailer Wizards buys Montreal’s CSP

    July 11, 2018 10:31AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Trailer Wizards is expanding. The Canadian company specializing in all things trailers announced its acquisition of Canadian Service Plus (CSP), an independent trailer maintenance repair shop. The purchase will add seven employees and five mobile service vehicles

  • Express Mondor raises $25K for breast cancer foundation

    July 9, 2018 9:20AM by Truck News

    LANORAIE, Que. – Express Mondor has raised $25,000 to support the fight against breast cancer, bringing its five-year total to more than $130,000. The company raised the funds through its annual golf tournament and fundraising dinner, which attracted more than

  • Theme revealed for HDAW 2019

    July 5, 2018 12:11PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev.  — Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week ’19 (HDAW 2019) conference organizers have announced “Connecting to the Future” as the theme for the annual conference to be held Jan. 28-31, 2019 at the Mirage in Las Vegas. “We looked

  • OOIDA ELD exemption request denied

    July 4, 2018 4:14PM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – Small-business truckers will continue to be subject to the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate in the U.S. after an exemption request was denied by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA). The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

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    Eaton forms new eMobility business

    July 4, 2018 3:45PM by James Menzies

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Eaton is banking on an electric future for trucking and has formed a new eMobility business to provided the industry with a wide range of electric power solutions. Most famous for its transmissions, Eaton is also well

  • Peel Region begins Off-Peak Delivery pilot

    July 4, 2018 3:01PM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. —  The Region of Peel will begin its first Off-Peak Delivery (OPD) pilot project running July through December, in participation with LCBO, Loblaw, PepsiCo, Walmart Canada, and Weston Foods. The objective of the project is to help optimize

  • Starship Freight celebrates 30 years in business

    July 3, 2018 11:33AM by Truck News

    GEORGETOWN, Ont. — Starship Freight celebrated its 30th anniversary on July 1. The company had modest beginnings with three employees back in 1988 and originally operated in Mississauga, Ont. The third-party logistics industry was in its infancy. Michael McDonald, the

  • Daseke appoints new CFO

    July 3, 2018 8:18AM by Truck News

    ADDISON, Texas – Daseke has named Bharat Mahajan the company’s new chief financial officer. Mahajan will assume the role of CFO from Scott Wheeler, who was named Daseke’s president earlier this year. Mahajan previously served as CFO for Aveda Transportation

  • Trison Tarps hosts fifth annual open house

    July 3, 2018 8:03AM by Sonia Straface

    BRANTFORD, Ont. – Trison Tarps once again hosted its famous annual barbecue and pig roast to bring together customers, suppliers, family and friends. The event, hosted on June 6, and now in its fifth year, was kept traditional, according to

  • Bendix names v.p. of supply chain excellence

    July 3, 2018 8:00AM by Sonia Straface

    ELYRIA, Ohio –  Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has appointed Mike Pogorelc vice-president of supply chain excellence. Pogorelc also became the newest member of the Bendix Leadership Committee. A Bendix team member for 28 years, Pogorelc started with the company in

  • ATA relaunches dues-based accounting and finance council

    June 29, 2018 4:16PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has announced the revival of the National Accounting and Finance Council (NAFC). The council will be reinstated with the new, dues-based membership structure on July 1 for the first time since 2013.

  • Fortigo’s Demangos named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

    June 28, 2018 6:06AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Fortigo Freight’s president, Elias Demangos, has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40. The recognition is given to entrepreneurs that are under 40 with exceptional achievements in the country. Demangos was chosen from over

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    Paccar sets up shop in Silicon Valley

    June 27, 2018 5:15PM by James Menzies

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Paccar has opened an Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, becoming the first truck manufacturer to create a permanent presence there. It has resulted in increased engagement with tech start-ups and created an environment that fosters innovation, according