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    Hendrickson to open new trailer suspension plant

    April 22, 2019 8:48AM by Truck News

    NAVARRE, Ohio – Hendrickson has acquired 35 acres in Northeastern Ohio, where it plans to build its sixth trailer suspension plant. “This $50 million, state-of-the-art facility will support local and Canadian customers as well as other Hendrickson divisions. It is

  • B.C. working to develop MELT standard

    April 18, 2019 11:51AM by Derek Clouthier

    BCTA says program must address province’s unique driving challenges

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    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

  • Ontario plates to proclaim ‘Open for Business’

    April 15, 2019 1:32PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario licence plates will carry new messages as of Feb. 1, with slogans proclaiming the province is “Open for Business” and also “A Place to Grow”. The Open for Business tagline applies to commercial plates. The passenger

  • March trailer orders plummet: FTR

    April 15, 2019 11:24AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. —  FTR reports preliminary trailer orders for March 2019 at 13,500 units. This is the lowest monthly total since September 2016, FTR said, and the lowest March since 208. Recent comparisons were also very negative -43% month-over-month and -52% year-over-year.

  • NACV Show unveils 2019 floorplan

    April 12, 2019 11:05AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) announced today that the 2019 online floorplan is available. To preview the trade show’s current list of exhibitors, click here. NACV Show 2019 will take place in exhibit halls A

  • News Equipment

    Truck-Lite acquires Lumitec

    April 12, 2019 10:16AM by Truck News

    FALCONER, N.Y. – Truck-Lite has announced its acquisition of Lumitec, a supplier of LED lighting for the marine industry. “Lumitec’s reputation speaks for itself as one of the most trusted lighting suppliers among both boat OEMs and end users,” said Brian Kupchella,

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    Isuzu enjoys record year in Canada

    April 10, 2019 3:53PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Isuzu has announced it registered the most low cab forward trucks in Canada in 2018 for the first time in several years. Dealers retailed 1,690 trucks, a new record for Isuzu in Canada. It cited IHS Markit

  • You’re hired

    April 8, 2019 11:11AM by Truck News

    Nearly 100 employers sign up recruits during spring Jobs Expo

  • “You really have some work to do.”

    April 5, 2019 3:39PM by Truck News-West

    Data shows many young workers have mixed feelings about the trucking industry

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    Class 8 truck orders continue to slide

    April 4, 2019 8:54AM by Truck News

    Preliminary orders for Class 8 trucks came in at 15,200 units in March, according to FTR, marking the lowest March for orders since 2010. Orders were down 8% from February and 67% year-over-year. But FTR says demand is still strong,

  • Spring Jobs Expo to be held this Saturday

    April 4, 2019 8:34AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Newcom South Asian Media Company is excited to bring the 2019 Spring edition of ‘Jobs Expo’ to Toronto this weekend. Aimed to meet the hiring needs of trucking and logistics industry, this new event, which is built

  • Volvo’s Hagerstown facility gets $1.18 million in rebates

    April 3, 2019 11:52AM by Truck News

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. — The Volvo Group’s Hagerstown powertrain manufacturing facility received $1,180,400 in rebate incentives from Potomac Edison for a number of energy efficiency upgrades. Since 2016 the facility has saved the equivalent of 9,158,862 kilowatt-hours of electricity, enough to

  • Trimac buys Gibson Energy’s trucking business

    April 2, 2019 9:57AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. – Trimac has announced it has agreed to purchase Gibson Energy’s trucking business. Trimac says the purchase expands is bulk transportation services, as Gibson has a large presence in Western Canada. Gibson was founded in 1953 as Gibson

  • Brakes, seats, U-joints among updates to out of service criteria

    April 1, 2019 12:18PM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has released the latest updates to its out-of-service criteria that governs when drivers and vehicles should be pulled from the road. The changes to the North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria cover everything from