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    Kenworth recognizes top dealers

    February 22, 2018 10:36AM by Truck News

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A number of Canadian Kenworth dealers were recently recognized for their achievements at the truck maker’s annual dealer meeting. Kenworth Maska and Kenworth Montreal were named Gold Award winners. Kenworth Maska retailed 350 new Kenworth trucks, excelled

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    Peterbilt awards top dealers

    February 20, 2018 2:32PM by Truck News

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Five Canadian Peterbilt dealerships were recently named Best in Class award winners, at the truck maker’s annual dealer meeting. Peterbilt Manitoba, Camions Excellence Peterbilt, Calgary Peterbilt, Stahl Peterbilt, and Peterbilt Trucks Pacific all received the distinction. Best

  • Mack names MacKay’s Truck Center top Canadian dealer

    February 12, 2018 2:10PM by Truck News

    TRURO, N.S. – Mack Trucks has named its top dealers in North America, and MacKay’s Truck Center in Truro, N.S. was named the top Canadian dealer in 2017. The winner of the overall award, the 2017 North American Dealer of the

  • Tallman Group wins International Truck Presidential Award

    February 6, 2018 1:06PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group announced today that it has received the International Truck Presidential Award. The Presidential Award, introduced in 2017, honors the top seven per cent of International Truck dealerships that achieve the highest level of performance in

  • TFI International names new CFI president

    January 25, 2018 11:56AM by Truck News

    Michael Hinz named senior vice-president

  • Rumble to retire from TFI

    January 18, 2018 4:27PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Gregory Rumble will be retiring as executive vice-president and chief financial officer of TFI International in April 2019, the company announced. He served in those roles for TFI (then TransForce) since 2015, and was president of Contrans

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    China’s Geely Holding becomes largest Volvo shareholder

    December 28, 2017 1:21PM by Truck News

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – China-based Geely Holding has purchased Cevian Capital’s stake in AB Volvo, becoming the largest shareholder by capital in the global truck maker. Cevian Capital’s co-founder, Christer Gardell, said: “Today’s announcement concludes over 11 years’ ownership in AB Volvo

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    Navistar returns to profitability, anticipates strong 2018

    December 19, 2017 6:42AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar International returned to profitability in the fourth quarter of 2017, reporting Q4 net income of US$135 million on revenues of $2.6 billion. It wrapped up the year with net income of $30 million, and improved its

  • David Bradley to join Titanium board

    December 18, 2017 10:10AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group has announced David Bradley is joining its board, as an independent director. Bradley is retiring as the longtime head of the Canadian Trucking Alliance and Ontario Trucking Association. He will assume his position on

  • Mack Trucks names new president

    December 8, 2017 10:10AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Martin Weissburg has been named the new president of Mack Trucks effective June 1, 2018. Weissburg is currently president of Volvo Construction Equipment, and after June 1, he will continue to be a member of the Executive

  • Vancouver port lowers charges for small trucking companies

    December 7, 2017 4:52PM by Truck West

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – To address charges that were being called disproportionate, smaller trucking companies authorized to operate within the Vancouver Fraser Port will see rates drop Jan. 1, 2018. Small trucking companies and government provided feedback to the port indicated

  • Daimler introduces 3D printed parts program

    December 5, 2017 9:24AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. –  Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will make its first delivery of plastic parts produced using 3D printing technologies to its customers in the coming weeks as part of a pilot program. The company is confident that these

  • Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America names new president

    December 1, 2017 10:08AM by Truck News

    LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America (Fuso) has promoted Justin Palmer to the position of president and CEO. He replaces Jecka Glasman, who is leaving the company to return to Israel, her home country, for family reasons.

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    Daimler adapts as Mexico embraces the cabover engine

    November 29, 2017 12:40PM by James Menzies

    PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – The Mexican truck market is increasingly shifting towards cabover engine truck designs, and Daimler is adding to its portfolio to address that growing demand. The Class 8 2528 and Class 6 1217 were launched at the

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    Eberspaecher growing North American operations

    November 21, 2017 9:57AM by Truck News

    WIXOM, Mich. – Eberspaecher says its North American exhaust technology business is poised for growth, with 10 new product launches planned over the next year at its Wixom, Mich., plant. The facility produces parts for light commercial trucks, as well