Truck News



  • Construction to begin on Gordie Howe bridge

    July 5, 2018 1:37PM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont.. – Bridging North America has secured the rights to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a new Gordie Howe International Bridge between Windsor, Ont., and Detroit. Construction on the 853-meter cable-stayed bridge is to begin this year. It

  • Peel Region begins Off-Peak Delivery pilot

    July 4, 2018 3:01PM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. —  The Region of Peel will begin its first Off-Peak Delivery (OPD) pilot project running July through December, in participation with LCBO, Loblaw, PepsiCo, Walmart Canada, and Weston Foods. The objective of the project is to help optimize

  • Daseke appoints new CFO

    July 3, 2018 8:18AM by Truck News

    ADDISON, Texas – Daseke has named Bharat Mahajan the company’s new chief financial officer. Mahajan will assume the role of CFO from Scott Wheeler, who was named Daseke’s president earlier this year. Mahajan previously served as CFO for Aveda Transportation

  • ATA relaunches dues-based accounting and finance council

    June 29, 2018 4:16PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has announced the revival of the National Accounting and Finance Council (NAFC). The council will be reinstated with the new, dues-based membership structure on July 1 for the first time since 2013.

  • News Equipment

    Paccar sets up shop in Silicon Valley

    June 27, 2018 5:15PM by James Menzies

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Paccar has opened an Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, becoming the first truck manufacturer to create a permanent presence there. It has resulted in increased engagement with tech start-ups and created an environment that fosters innovation, according

  • Tariffs are ‘illegal’, manufacturing group says

    June 12, 2018 3:34PM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – The Canadian Transportation Equipment Association (CTEA) is adding to the voices against steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, and is calling on the federal government to defend Canada and Canadian companies. “This action

  • Much ado about something

    June 1, 2018 1:48PM by Truck West

    Pine Grove Rest Area safe for now, but lack of rest areas in Canada remains a concern

  • TST Overland Express announces scholarship recipients

    May 29, 2018 11:34AM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. — TST Overland Express has announced the winners of its International Transportation and Customs scholarships. Recent graduates of the two-year transportation-related program, Monica Chaguan and Priscilla Guimaraes each received the scholarship, for their outstanding academic accomplishments. Wayne Gruszka,

  • Lytx names new CFO

    May 21, 2018 10:54PM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. —  Lytx announced today that Steve Lifshatz has joined the company as chief financial officer, effective May 14, 2018. Lifshatz most recently served as CFO for Fleetmatics, a global fleet management telematics and software-as-a-service (SaaS) firm. He

  • Trucking industry comes together to help N.B. flood victims

    May 8, 2018 10:02AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. — Intense flooding has affected residents in New Brunswick and the Atlantic Provinces’ Trucking Association (APTA) along with the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), and the Trucks for Change Network (T4C)  are all working hard to help. Public Safety

  • Volvo Financial Services named a Best Workplace in Canada

    May 1, 2018 8:41AM by Truck News

    AURORA, Ont. — Volvo Financial Services (VFS) Canada has been named a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute. This latest recognition for VFS Canada follows its certification as a Great Place to Work  in July

  • OTA announces Executive Conference speaker lineup

    April 6, 2018 3:31PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Conrad Black, Survivorman Les Stroud, and economist Don Drummond will headline the Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) 92nd annual Executive Conference. It will be held at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto, Ont., Nov. 7-8. Early bird registration opens May

  • Celadon to restate prior financials, likely to be delisted

    April 3, 2018 8:06AM by Truck News

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Celadon Group announced yesterday that its financial statements for the fiscal year 2016 and the quarters ended Sept. 30, 2016 and Dec. 31, 2016 remain under internal investigation. The company also reviewed its current and historical accounting

  • Aiming for the stars

    March 16, 2018 7:11PM by Derek Clouthier

    PIC outlines new benchmarks that sets the bar high for its members

  • Wabco names new CFO

    March 9, 2018 7:49AM by Truck News

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – Wabco announced this week that it has appointed Roberto Fioroni to the role of chief financial officer (CFO) effective June 6, 2018. Fioroni brings more than 20 years of financial management experience with two leading multinationals to