Truck News



  • B.C. working to develop MELT standard

    April 18, 2019 11:51AM by Derek Clouthier

    BCTA says program must address province’s unique driving challenges

  • News Equipment

    Power, style, and comfort among Nikola semi highlights

    April 17, 2019 7:39PM by James Menzies

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A thousand horsepower per drive axle, 2,000 lb.-ft. of torque and only 15 minutes to fully fuel an 80-kg hydrogen tank were among the technical highlights touted by Nikola Motor Company as it showcased its line of

  • Spotlight shines on hydrogen-electric trucks at Nikola World

    April 17, 2019 6:19PM by James Menzies

    Glitzy event highlights electric truck manufacturing start-up’s progress

  • Politicians address investment, MELT, and carbon tax during STA event

    April 17, 2019 12:26PM by Derek Clouthier

    REGINA, Sask. – Representatives from the provincial and federal governments highlighted how they are backing the trucking industry in Saskatchewan with investments in infrastructure, support for mandatory training, and fighting the carbon tax. During the Saskatchewan Trucking Association’s (STA) second

  • 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

  • Canada’s spot market sees change of pace

    April 16, 2019 9:25AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian spot market saw a dramatic shift from the norm in March, setting multiple new precedents during the month. For the first time in Loadlink history, load volumes in March were below that of

  • Ritchie Bros. adds to executive team

    April 16, 2019 8:54AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. — Ritchie Bros. announced it is undergoing an organizational realignment in North America. According to the organization, the realignment is to prioritize senior management focus on penetrating the Upstream segment of the used equipment disposition market, implement a

  • Celadon unloads logistics business assets

    April 15, 2019 1:15PM by johng@newcom.ca

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Celadon Group has sold the assets used in its logistics business in an all-cash deal with TA Services, a subsidiary of PS Logistics. The deal was part of a broader strategic plan to streamline operations, reduce debt,

  • Ron Pridmore named Highway Star of the Year

    April 13, 2019 12:13PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Ron Pridmore of Campbell Moving Systems has moved prime ministers, NHL players, and even an astronaut during the course of his 40-year career. Now they can brag they were moved by the 2019 Highway Star of the

  • PacLease Edmonton Kenworth named Franchise of the Year

    April 11, 2019 12:30PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – PacLease has named its Edmonton location as its 2018 North American Franchise of the Year. PacLease Edmonton Kenworth received the honor during the parent company’s awards dinner in Orlando, Fla., with Jim Callaway, general manager of the

  • News Equipment

    Mack not concerned with slowing truck orders

    April 11, 2019 12:25PM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – Slowing Class 8 truck order intake is not a concern to Mack Trucks, according to Roy Horton, director of product strategy, who spoke at an Expocam press conference April 11. “It’s not an alarming issue at this

  • News Equipment

    Isuzu enjoys record year in Canada

    April 10, 2019 3:53PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Isuzu has announced it registered the most low cab forward trucks in Canada in 2018 for the first time in several years. Dealers retailed 1,690 trucks, a new record for Isuzu in Canada. It cited IHS Markit

  • Trucking HR Canada names this year’s Top Fleet Employers

    April 9, 2019 10:11AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Sixty-three of the best workplaces in Canada’s trucking and logistics industry have earned honors through the 6th annual Top Fleet Employers program, Trucking HR Canada announced today. All applicants were rated on topics including recruitment and retention

  • News Technology

    Geotab to acquire BSM Technologies

    April 9, 2019 7:55AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Geotab has announced an agreement to acquire BSM Technologies, a telematics provider installed in more than 165,000 vehicles across government and private fleets in the U.S. and Canada. The acquisition would add to the more than 1.5

  • You’re hired

    April 8, 2019 11:11AM by Truck News

    Nearly 100 employers sign up recruits during spring Jobs Expo