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    Driving the first Level 2 autonomous new Cascadia

    February 18, 2019 7:07AM by James Menzies

    Level 2 autonomy supports – but doesn’t replace – the driver

  • Deadline to nominate OTA Road Knight extended, driver trainers can now apply

    January 30, 2019 8:59AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  — The deadline to nominate a Road Knight for the 2019-2020 term has been extended to Friday, February 15, 2019, the Ontario Trucking Association revealed this week. As well, due to the  interest from current driver trainers who

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    Goodyear experimenting with soybean oil in tire production

    January 29, 2019 4:22PM by James Menzies

    DALLAS, Texas – Goodyear is working towards replacing conventional oil with soybean oil in production of some its truck tires. The company is already producing several consumer tires with soybean oil, which offers performance benefits in cold weather. Mike Kerns,

  • Goodyear boss discusses tire industry ‘inflection points’

    January 29, 2019 1:00PM by James Menzies

    DALLAS, Texas – The tire industry is facing several “inflection points,” and facing disruptive forces that must not be ignored. That was the message from Rich Kramer, chairman, CEO and president of Goodyear, when speaking to more than 2,000 dealers

  • TTC holds AGM, elects executive committee for 2019

    December 3, 2018 8:43AM by Truck News

    Toronto, Ont. – The Toronto Transportation Club held its Annual General Meeting at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre last week and voted on its executive committee for 2019. The executive committee for 2019 is as follows: Mike Fontaine – general

  • Brace for rougher 2019: Mark Seymour

    November 14, 2018 3:08PM by James Menzies

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — “Fasten your seatbelts in 2019, we’re going to be in for maybe a little bit of a rough ride.” That was the sobering warning from Mark Seymour today, who was participating in a panel discussion at the

  • Driver who saved two lives honored as Truck Hero of Year at OTA conference

    November 9, 2018 3:21PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Frank Vieria, a truck driver for Tandet Group’s Connell Transport was honored as this year’s Truck Hero at this year’s Ontario Trucking Association’s executive conference. Vieria was just about to deliver his load to a customer in

  • News Equipment

    International launches CV Series

    November 8, 2018 10:14AM by James Menzies

    Navistar back in the Class 4/5 segment with new International CV

  • Volvo talks Vera at IAA

    September 20, 2018 3:56PM by Sonia Straface

    HANNOVER, Germany – Volvo Trucks used its press conference time at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover this week to talk more about its eye-popping Vera, the autonomous, electric vehicle that looks more like a driverless sports car than

  • Nominate a Highway Hero today

    September 13, 2018 10:13AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – Do you know a professional truck driver who has performed a heroic deed during the course of his or her daily work? The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company wants to hear about it. Goodyear is accepting nominations

  • Amazon makes big commitment during grand opening of U.S. Sprinter plant

    September 5, 2018 6:41PM by Derek Clouthier

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Today’s grand opening of the new Sprinter plant in North Charleston was met with some added good news for Mercedes-Benz Vans, with Amazon announcing it will require 20,000 units over the course of the coming year. Pricing

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    Trans East buys car hauling trailer distributor CD Jabbco

    August 21, 2018 9:56AM by Truck News

    IROQUOIS, Ont. – Trans East Trailers has announced its acquisition of CD Jabbco, Canada’s exclusive distributor of Cottrell car hauling trailers. CD Jabbco is a supplier of parts and services to the car hauling industry and is based in Iroquois,

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    Wabco inks steering deal with Tata Motors

    July 13, 2018 9:01AM by Truck News

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – Wabco has inked a deal to supply power steering systems to Tata Motors in India. The deal follows its acquisition of U.S.-based R.H. Sheppard last year. The deal highlights Wabco’s efforts to expand its steering business globally,

  • Waterloo research looks to fight wildlife strikes

    June 21, 2018 10:09AM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. –University of Waterloo researchers have found that Ontario could save millions of dollars by introducing measures to help prevent collisions with wildlife. A related study that focused on such collisions in southern Ontario recommends strategies including better signage,

  • Working trucks awarded during SuperRigs

    June 19, 2018 12:00PM by Truck West

    RAPHINE, Va. – Eric Turner’s 2015 Peterbilt 389 is pretty impressive inside and out. Turner took home Best of Show honors at the Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition this past weekend in Virginia, also placing first for Best Interior. Turner, whose