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  • 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

  • News Technology

    UPDATED: Daimler takes stake in automated vehicle company

    March 29, 2019 9:04AM by Truck News

    Plans to have SAE Level 4 autonomous trucks on the road within a decade

  • CTA outlines plans for improved truck safety

    March 28, 2019 2:09PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) agrees with the assessment of the judge in the Adesh Deol Trucking ruling, a crash involving the Humboldt Broncos team bus that resulted in 16 fatalities, that “There’s clearly an issue about

  • OTA announces 2019-2020 Road Knight Team

    March 18, 2019 9:32AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is proud to knight seven exceptional professional truck drivers who will travel the province, promoting the industry to the media as well as sharing their experiences and knowledge of the trucking industry

  • ATRI examines issue of marijuana-impaired driving

    March 13, 2019 9:55AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Training law enforcement and developing more drug recognition experts (DREs) are what’s needed to protect drivers from marijuana-impaired motorists, according to a report from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). The new study outlines issues and solutions

  • Winner of Highway Angel of the Year award revealed

    March 12, 2019 2:47PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Brian Snell of Pottle’s Transportation has been named the 2018 Highway Angel of the Year. The former paramedic, Marine Corps veteran, and rescue worker at Ground Zero, was honored with the award at this year’s Truckload

  • Power up

    March 5, 2019 3:13PM by James Menzies

    Electric trucks are all the rage, but now the focus turns to charging requirements

  • 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

  • News Equipment

    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