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    TMC, PIT Group form partnership

    September 21, 2018 10:59AM by Truck News

    ORLANDO, Fla. – PIT Group has announced a strategic partnership with the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Associations. The two groups will exchange technical and truck maintenance expertise. TMC will partner with PIT Group in field

  • Navistar already benefits from Traton alliance: Clarke

    September 20, 2018 4:29PM by John G. Smith

    HANNOVER, Germany – Navistar is already realizing the benefits of extra purchasing power made possible through a 17% equity stake secured by Volkswagen Truck and Bus – recently rebranded as Traton Group. A related joint venture for procurement activities offered

  • CTA calls for level playing field

    September 20, 2018 4:02PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling on governments to help level the competitive playing field as trucking companies grapple with thin margins and ever-escalating operating costs. In a submission to Canada’s Treasury Board, the alliance noted

  • Daimler’s Daum: Trade war would have ‘no winners’

    September 20, 2018 4:00PM by John G. Smith

    HANNOVER, Germany – The business of making trucks is booming at Daimler Truck and Bus. Sales for the company were up 13% in the first half of 2018, and orders are up 38%. “That’s why we’re equally optimistic about the

  • TTSAO to honor commercial driver instructors with new award

    September 20, 2018 3:45AM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. —  The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) has announced a new award to be presented annually to honor commercial driver instructors. The first ever TTSAO/Paybright Commercial Driving Instructor of the Year award will be presented to

  • Transcourt Tank Leasing names new VP of business development

    September 20, 2018 3:31AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. — Transcourt Tank Leasing announced this week that Shawn Rogers has been named vice-president of business development for North America. Rogers has been a senior sales rep leader for more than 20 years in the transportation industry. Most recently,

  • Thermo King showcases its vision for the future

    September 19, 2018 9:52AM by Sonia Straface

    HANNOVER, Germany – Thermo King unveiled its vision for the future at this year’s IAA truck show. It’s called Thermotopia – a city where the refrigeration transportation industry ensures the safety of goods and food, while it eliminated smog, congestion,

  • ZF pledges to invest big bucks in electric and autonomous technologies

    September 19, 2018 9:15AM by Sonia Straface

    HANNOVER, Germany – ZF announced today at the IAA show that is planning to invest € 12 billion in e-mobility and autonomous driving in the next five years. According to Wolf-Henning Scheider, CEO of ZF Freidrichshafen, modern-day logistics is at

  • Pete Joy wins CVSN President’s Award

    September 18, 2018 2:36PM by Truck News

    SANTE FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Phillips Industries extends their congratulations to Pete Joy upon receiving the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) President’s Award this year. The award was presented on Monday, September 10 at the opening general session of the CVSN

  • Trailcon names new senior v.p. and general manager

    September 17, 2018 10:44AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Trailcon announced today that Jerry Brown will assume the role of senior vice-president and general manager, effective October 1, 2018. Alan Boughton, president and co-founder said: “I am delighted to welcome Jerry to the senior management team as

  • Jost International names new director of aftermarket business development

    September 17, 2018 7:41AM by Truck News

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich. —  Jost International has promoted Mike Jones to the new position of director of aftermarket business development. The population of Jost fifth wheels in North America is rapidly approaching 700,000 units. As the number of vehicles with Jost

  • Caesar Transport celebrates 35th anniversary

    September 17, 2018 7:37AM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — Caesar Transport is celebrating 35 years in business. The business, headquartered in Brampton, specializes in LTL and FTL deliveries across the GTA and surrounding areas. “This year marks our 35th year in business,” said Roger Caesar, owner

  • How will 3D printing affect the supply chain?

    September 13, 2018 5:19PM by James Menzies

    And why is UPS investing in it?

  • Bison receives Ovation Award for use of maintenance technology

    September 13, 2018 5:18PM by Truck West

    HOUSTON, Texas – Bison Transport was recognized with a 2018 in.sight Ovation Award for how the Winnipeg-based carrier has leveraged the TMT Fleet Maintenance program. Trimble handed out several Ovation Awards during the PeopleNet in.sight User Conference in Houston this

  • Self-driving truck company expands in Arizona

    September 13, 2018 10:18AM by Truck News

    TUCSON, Ariz. — TuSimple, a self-driving truck company, announced plans for further expansion in Tucson, Arizona. The company has been testing its Level 4 Class 8 autonomous trucks in the state of Arizona for more than a year and recently