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  • Ambrose among speakers at CTEA

    August 17, 2018 2:47PM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – Rona Ambrose, a one-time Conservative Party leader and an advisor on NAFTA negotiations, will be among speakers at this year’s annual meeting of the Canadian Transportation Equipment Association. The 55th annual conference will be hosted at Toronto’s

  • Bridgestone Americas names new president of truck, bus, retread tires

    August 16, 2018 12:49PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone Americas today announced Eric Higgs, current vice-president of marketing, commercial group, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO), has been named president, truck, bus and retread tires, U.S. and Canada, BATO, effective September 1, 2018. Eric succeeds Joseph

  • Isaac Instruments to open new Calgary office

    August 15, 2018 5:36PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Isaac Instruments announced it will open a new office in Calgary, Alta., to bring a local presence to better service its customers. “This new office strengthens our presence in Alberta to meet the growing demand for telemetry

  • MTA plans big for National Trucking Week

    August 14, 2018 1:37PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) is wasting no time recognizing National Trucking Week. Held during the first week of September, National Trucking Week recognizes the important contributions Canadian men and women drivers make to the country’s economy.

  • Alliance unveils pre-budget wish list

    August 14, 2018 12:51PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has submitted a series of pre-budget recommendations to the federal government — including a call to crack down on a driver payment scheme thought to evade taxes. The alliance has already been

  • Registration now open for 2018 OTA Executive Conference

    August 10, 2018 8:39AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Registration is now open for the Ontario Trucking Association’s Executive Conference on November 7 and 8, taking place once again at the Ritz Carlton in Toronto. This is the OTA’s 92nd annual conference. The signature awards dinner

  • Stronger pricing, ability to attract drivers keys to Titanium’s success

    August 9, 2018 9:13AM by James Menzies

    BOLTON, Ont. – Improving rates and the ability to add capacity in a driver-starved market were two of the reasons Titanium Transportation Group was able to achieve record revenue and profit in the second quarter. Speaking to analysts about Q2

  • TruckPro adds Diesel Bros. to its network

    August 8, 2018 2:02PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – TruckPro is expanding again in Ontario, announcing a new member in its network of service and parts shops across the country. Diesel Brothers is bringing its eight service bays and seven mechanics to the TruckPro family. The

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    Canadian suppliers among Daimler’s best

    August 8, 2018 7:46AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Two Canadian suppliers were among the 40 recipients of Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) 2017 Masters of Quality Supplier awards. The awards recognize the top quality component and service suppliers to Freightliner and Western Star. Multimatic Manufacturing

  • Nikola raises $100 million this month

    August 7, 2018 2:30PM by Truck News

    PHOENIX. Ari. – Nikola Motor Company announced today that it anticipates the $200 million C round will be oversubscribed with more than $100 million already raised and funded this month. The company has a $1.1  billion pre-money valuation.  “Nikola’s business model

  • CTA wants crackdown on ‘Driver Inc.’ payments

    August 2, 2018 3:38PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) continues to sound the alarm about Driver Inc. – a payment model in which drivers who do not own or operate their own vehicle still become incorporated and receive pay without source

  • Tri Truck Center honored for fourth year

    August 2, 2018 12:29PM by Truck News

    BARRIE, Ont. – Tri Truck Centre has once again been given Hino Motors Canada’s (HMC) top honor. John Esplen, dealer principal and Rick Howitt, general manager were awarded the top-ranking gold position for the 2017 Hino dealer of the year

  • Breadner Trailers opens new location in Atlantic Canada

    August 1, 2018 12:53PM by Truck News

    MONCTON, N.B. – Breadner Trailers has opened up a new location in Atlantic Canada. The new facility is the country’s newest and largest Hyundai Translead dealer. It is currently offering a variety of Hyundai Translead dry vans and refrigerated trailers.

  • Bridgestone Americas names new director of marketing

    August 1, 2018 7:31AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas today announced Ben Johnson is joining the organization as director of marketing for the commercial truck bus radial (TBR) tire business. In this role, Johnson will lead the marketing and channel strategy for Bridgestone, Firestone,

  • Truck convoy honors driver after losing fight against cancer

    July 30, 2018 1:00PM by Truck West

    STEINBACH, Man. – A procession of more than 20 trucks made their way along the Trans-Canada Highway this past Saturday to honor long-time driver Harold Reimer, who lost his battle with cancer. Reimer, 58, was a Winnipeg resident and is