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    Equipment manufacturers grapple with ‘new normal’ in trade

    October 23, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – Rona Ambrose didn’t have many comforting words for members of the Canadian Transportation Equipment Association (CTEA). Offering a keynote address during the association’s annual meeting, the advisor in recent NAFTA negotiations promised more trade uncertainty to come.

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    Trucking, shipping groups dig into USMCA changes

    October 3, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – Whether you call it USMCA or the unofficial brand of NAFTA 2.0, North America’s new trade agreement is being greeted with a sigh of relief by transportation industry lobbyists and analysts alike.

  • 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

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    Testing our Metal: Tariffs hit Canada’s trailer makers, upfitters hard

    August 17, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – Falcon Equipment had eight to nine months of trailer orders on the books as a July 1 deadline for steel and aluminum tariffs approached. The B.C.-based manufacturer waited as long as it could. But eventually there was no choice.

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    Switchin’ to Glide: Registering glider kits could be a problem

    August 14, 2018 12:00AM by Jim Park

    TORONTO, Ont. — There are hundreds if not thousands of trucks rumbling across this land that aren’t really trucks at all. They are legally defined as “an assemblage of parts” that someone has bolted together and turned into a truck. Otherwise known as glider kits, these vehicles create headaches for regulators — and some may soon cause their owners a little grief as well.

  • Tariffs are ‘illegal’, manufacturing group says

    June 12, 2018 3:34PM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – The Canadian Transportation Equipment Association (CTEA) is adding to the voices against steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, and is calling on the federal government to defend Canada and Canadian companies. “This action

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    Work Truck Industry Association Opens Canadian Office

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry will be opening of its first Canadian office in Ottawa, ON.