Truck News



  • 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

  • ZF unveils new PowerLine automatic transmission for commercial trucks

    June 14, 2018 1:21PM by Sonia Straface

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – ZF introduced its new PowerLine automatic transmission for medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty pickups, and buses at the infamous Lucas Oil Raceway outside of Indianapolis on June 13. The new 8-speed transmission was built with commercial vehicles up to

  • Doing it for the kids

    June 11, 2018 11:46AM by James Menzies

    Trucking for Kids truck show experiences another growth spurt

  • Bosch looks into the future of trucking

    May 23, 2018 9:45AM by Sonia Straface

    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – To say Bosch is optimistic about the future of trucking is an understatement. The technology solutions company laid out its vision for what’s to come at its Mobility Experience USA 2018 event at its proving grounds

  • News Technology

    The path to autonomous

    April 18, 2018 1:55PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Today’s driver assistance systems will eventually guide the trucking industry to autonomous driving – but it won’t happen soon. That’s according to Fred Andersky, director, customer solutions controls with Bendix, who spoke by video conference at the

  • NAFTA deal could be imminent: Guajardo

    April 10, 2018 10:55AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – While there will be no new NAFTA deal this week, Mexico’s Secretary of the Economy says there should be one by May. Ildefonso Guajardo is meeting with the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and U.S.

  • Canadian driver wins Highway Angel Award

    March 26, 2018 9:25AM by Sonia Straface

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A driver for Challenger Motor Freight has received the 2017 Truckload Carriers Association’s Highway Angel of the Year Award. John Weston, who has been driving for Challenger for almost a decade, was recognized for the award that

  • Mack Anthem to haul legendary racecar

    March 21, 2018 12:58PM by Truck West

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The official hauler of Nascar is now the official hauler for Richard Petty Motorsports’ legendary number 43 racecar. Driven by Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr., Mack said the partnership that has its Anthem transporting the car will also

  • Transport Canada tackles ‘phantom’ vehicle lighting

    March 21, 2018 9:44AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Transport Canada will soon require updated lighting packages in new cars, in a bid to address those who travel in the dark without any lights. As of 2021, manufacturers will have to build vehicles that either have

  • UPDATED: First pedestrian death in collision with self-driving vehicle

    March 19, 2018 2:49PM by Truck News

    TEMPE, Ariz. – A tragic collision overnight has resulted in the first pedestrian death from a self-driving vehicle and has suspended a large live-test of semi-autonomous vehicles with Uber. A car with the ride-sharing service was operating in self-driving mode

  • News Equipment

    Seeva system helps trucks see

    March 4, 2018 1:15PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – A tech start-up has developed a windshield washer heating system that can provide better windshield cleaning, de-icing and defrosting. Seeva Technologies showed its SeevaTherm system for the first time March 4 at the Technology & Maintenance Council

  • UPS inducts more than 1,500 drivers into its Circle of Honor

    February 27, 2018 10:34AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. — UPS today announced the induction of 1,582 drivers into its elite Circle of Honor, reserved for those drivers who have not had an avoidable accident for 25 years or more. To date, the total number of members

  • Canadian driver named finalist for Goodyear Highway Hero award

    February 20, 2018 1:48PM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – A Canadian has been named one of three finalists in the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Highway Hero Award. The award is celebrating its 35th anniversary on Thursday, March 22, via a special event that will take

  • Ontario expanding 60-ft. trailer trial

    January 29, 2018 6:33AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – For-hire carriers will be allowed to participate in an Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) trial using 60-ft. trailers. Changes to the trial, which previously only involved the retail sector, include: broadening of the trial to include other