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  • 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

  • News Equipment

    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,

  • News Equipment

    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

  • 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