Truck News

  • Penticton trucking company makes donation toward local hospital expansion

    February 19, 2016 3:49PM by Derek Clouthier

    Giving back an important part of their business

  • MTO hopeful Nipigon River Bridge will open to two lanes by end of February

    January 19, 2016 4:34PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. —  Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca said today in a teleconference update with industry and media that he is confident the Nipigon bridge will open to two lanes (one each way) by the end of February. After

  • US temporarily relaxes in-transit rules after Nipigon River Bridge failure

    January 13, 2016 4:03PM by Truck News

      TORONTO, Ont. – After the Nipigon River Bridge was closed indefinitely and later reduced to one lane after bolts that were holding the bridge together broke, the Canadian Truck Alliance and Ontario Trucking Association are praising a decision made by

  • UPDATE: Single lane of Nipigon River Bridge opened

    January 10, 2016 9:02PM by Truck News

    NIPIGON, Ont. – The newly-built Nipigon River Bridge located in Northern Ontario split thanks to the cold on Sunday afternoon, severing the only transportation link between Eastern and Western Canada – the Trans-Canada Highway. However, on Monday morning, the OPP tweeted that the bridge

  • Trailer Wizards buys Al’s Trailer Service

    November 11, 2015 5:29PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. – Canadian commercial trailer company Trailer Wizards has acquired London, Ont.-based Al’s Trailer Service, which adds to the company’s existing network and will bring support to its nearby London Total Customer Care Centre. “Al’s Trailer Service is a

  • Cooper Tire introduces new Roadmaster Fleet Service Network

    October 21, 2015 12:30PM by Truck News

    FINDLAY, Ohio – Cooper Tire & Rubber Company announced today its new Roadmaster Fleet Service Network. The new service offers 24/7 emergency roadside tire replacement and repair for eligible commercial trucking fleets that are part of the Roadmaster  account program

  • ATA wants automatic braking systems standardized

    October 21, 2015 5:19AM by Truck News

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is calling on vehicle manufacturers to standardize safety systems with automatic braking. “In our role as a safety leader, we believe ATA needs to be at the forefront of advocating for proven

  • The Tandet Group grows again

    September 29, 2015 9:47AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – The Tandet Group has completed its fourth acquisition. The company announced today that it has acquired Connell Transport based in Hamilton, Ontario. Connell operates a fleet of 60 power units and 80 trailers and services the elevated

  • Goodyear’s emergency roadside service programs sets new service call record

    September 22, 2015 12:26PM by Truck News

     AKRON, Ohio,– The Goodyear-Fleet HQ 24/7 Emergency Roadside Service program saw record numbers in August. According to Goodyear, the service helped 15,375 trucks return to service in August marking a record for the program.That number eclipsed the program’s most recent

  • More than 45 trucks to participate in Touch-a-Truck event this Friday

    August 20, 2015 10:19AM by Truck News

    OSHAWA, Ont. — Spectra Venue Management, the operators of the General Motors Centre, announced earlier this week that there are more than 45 vehicles participating in the third annual Touch-a-Truck event. The event is taking place Friday, August 21, 2015,

  • Kenworth Quebec opens new facility

    July 23, 2015 4:27PM by Truck News

    SAINT-GEORGES, Que. – Kenworth Quebec recently opened a new full service facility in Saint-Georges, Que. The new 17,000 sq. ft. facility is called Kenworth Beauce and is located four kilometres north of the intersection of Quebec Routes 173 and 204.

  • Third annual Touch-a-Truck event scheduled

    July 17, 2015 10:40AM by Truck News

    OSHAWA, Ont. – Spectra Venue Management, the operators of the General Motors Centre announced today that the third annual Touch-a-Truck event has been scheduled. The event is taking place on August 21, 2015 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. outside

  • Meritor extends hours for emergency and unit down orders

    July 16, 2015 9:13AM by Truck News

    FLORENCE, Ky. — Meritor announced today that it is extending emergency and unit-down ordering hours for its Florence, Kentucky and Brampton, Ontario, distribution centres. Going forward, daily hours for ground freight orders will be extended to 4:30 p.m. EST. “This

  • Custom Truck Sales celebrates 50th anniversary

    July 1, 2015 9:21AM by Truck News

    REGINA, Sask. — Custom Truck Sales recently celebrated its 50th anniversary as a Kenworth dealer, inviting nearly 1,000 customers to five events at its Manitoba and Saskatchewan dealerships. The five events were tied together by a tour lead by Kenworth

  • Kenworth dealership in Quebec relocates

    May 27, 2015 4:06PM by Truck News

    AMOS, Que. — Kenworth dealer Centre du Camion Amos has relocated. The new dealership has moved to a new 37,000-square-foot facility near the intersection of Quebec Routes 109 and 111 in Amos. “We’re pleased to offer this new site so