Truck News

  • Kenworth’s Montreal showroom gets a big upgrade

    July 3, 2019 1:59PM by Truck News

    SAINT-LAURENT, Que. – Kenworth has completed a $2.6-million remodeling of its Montreal dealership in Saint-Laurent. The two-story, 31,000 sq.-ft. building features large sliding doors that support the indoor showroom and truck display. The driver’s lounge has movable walls, which allows

  • Maxim’s donation supports indigenous communities

    July 3, 2019 7:49AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Maxim Truck and Trailer has signed a three-year, $150,000 commitment to support Live Different’s Canadian Youth Fund, the company announced this week. The donation will support Live Different’s work in indigenous communities across Canada, it said. “We

  • Hundreds of classic trucks descend on Clifford

    July 2, 2019 8:52AM by Abdul Latheef

    CLIFFORD, Ont. – This year’s Antique and Classic Truck Show in Clifford, Ont., saw a record number of vehicles participating in the 10th anniversary event. “It was our largest show to date,” said Chris Hall, coordinator at the Great Lakes

  • Clifford hosts biggest antique and classic truck show

    June 28, 2019 7:54AM by Truck News

    CLIFFORD, Ont. — Canada’s biggest antique and classic truck show is underway in Clifford, Ont., about 170 kilometers west of Toronto. The show has attracted 200 trucks on the event’s 10th anniversary, said organizer Chris Hall. “Although we are a

  • CTA applauds trucking proposals in Conservative environmental platform

    June 26, 2019 1:54PM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is applauding trucking-related initiatives included in the Conservative Party of Canada’s new environmental platform — A Real Plan to Protect Our Environment. The document includes proposals to change things like cabotage rules

  • CargoNet warns of theft surge during holiday

    June 26, 2019 11:29AM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – As Canada and the United States prepare to celebrate their national days, a major freight tracking and recovery company is warning about a potential surge in cargo theft. CargoNet said its analysis of U.S. and Canadian

  • Highlight Motor Group sponsors Bikers Battling Cancer again

    June 26, 2019 11:28AM by Truck News

    CONCORD, Ont. — Highlight Motor Group is once again sponsoring the Rockin’ The Ridge – Bikers Battling Cancer event set to take place Canada Day weekend in Sundridge, Ont. This is the third annual event. Bikers Battling Cancer was started

  • Paid The Canadian Load Board Announces Early July Launch Date

    June 26, 2019 9:13AM by Sponsored

    The Canadian Load Board, a new Canada-based load board with a toolset that emphasizes operational efficiency and building relationships, will launch their platform on July 8th, 2019. To support the launch there will be two free webinars on the 8th

  • AMTA holds Truck Driving Championship at new Edmonton facility

    June 25, 2019 7:48PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Alberta’s Professional Truck Driving Championship was held in Edmonton this past weekend with winners taking home top honors in four categories. Drivers from across the province competed in the 71st annual event, hosted by the Alberta Motor

  • Canada represented at Mack Masters Competition

    June 25, 2019 12:32PM by Truck News

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Top Dogs from Lounsbury Truck Centre in Moncton, N.B., represented Canada at this year’s Mack Masters Competition. The event evaluates participants’ knowledge of Mack service systems and procedures and pits teams from across North America against

  • Trucking HR Canada launches new project focused on Indigenous youth

    June 25, 2019 11:21AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont.  – Trucking HR Canada announced today that it is launching a new project focused on Indigenous youth. Over the next year, Trucking HR Canada will be working in collaboration with Indigenous organizations to deliver career awareness resources to

  • Purolator to build $330-million ‘super hub’ in Toronto

    June 25, 2019 8:02AM by Abdul Latheef

    TORONTO, Ont. – Purolator will build what it calls a national “super hub” in Toronto as part of a five-year, $1-billion investment plan announced on Tuesday. The $330-million, 430,000-sq-ft hub will be built on 60-acres, and will open in 2021,

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    Ritchie Bros. Edmonton auction nets over $72 million in sales

    June 24, 2019 9:51AM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros.’ latest Edmonton, Alta. auction brought in more than $72 million in sales, with around 70% of the equipment being sold online. “We continue to see strong attendance for our Edmonton auctions in 2019,” said Brian

  • Ryder names Canadian Ken Bilyea Top Tech of 2019

    June 21, 2019 12:17PM by Abdul Latheef

    MIAMI, Fla. – A Canadian has been named the 2019 Ryder Top Technician at the 18th annual competition in Indianapolis. Ken Bilyea of London, Ont., was selected from a pool of eight finalists, the company announced on Thursday. He received

  • Driver Inc. business model threatened by court ruling: lawyer

    June 21, 2019 9:32AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – A Toronto-based law firm is suggesting that a recent Supreme Court ruling may be the “final nail in the Driver Inc. model of trucking service” if it’s applied to a transportation-related case. Fernandes Hearn’s comments were linked