Truck News



  • Feature Transportation

    The timing for M2 was perfect

    April 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    It isn’t hard to see how the flood of used trucks impacted Freightliner LLC, signs of high water marks are everywhere within the organization.Long gone is former truck boss Jim Hebe, and his successor…

  • Feature Transportation

    A Moose-juicin’ solution

    March 1, 2002 12:00AM by Matthew Sylvain

    MOUNT PEARL, Nfld. – There is hardly a kilometre of road in Canada where a driver doesn’t have to worry about wildlife, but on the Island of Newfoundland trucking companies are taking special steps to…

  • Feature Transportation

    Trade war stumps lumber fleets

    November 1, 2001 12:00AM by Brandi Cramer with files from John Curran

    GUELPH, Ont. – Once again, the Canadian lumber industry is holding its breath as its government battles the U.S. over the heavy-handed tariff on softwood lumber.What would normally have been a no-hold…

  • Feature Transportation

    Pipeline route a trucking boon

    September 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    GENOA, Italy – An open microphone and a slip-of-the-tongue by Prime Minister Jean Chretien and Canadian truckers knew of a potential flood of activity in the Great White North.Chretien revealed his st…

  • Flooding causes border crossing closure

    August 13, 2001 10:04AM by Truck News

    SOUTH JUNCTION, Man. — The South Junction Port of Entry at the Canada-U.S. border was closed last week, after floo…

  • Heavy rains delay roadwork

    August 8, 2001 10:38AM by Truck News

    GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — Heavy rainfall through July has slowed the twinning of the well-traveled Hwy. 43, but Albe…

  • Canadian pipeline route a truck boon

    July 23, 2001 9:40AM by Truck News

    GENOA, Italy — An open microphone and a slip-of-the-tongue by Prime Minister Jean Chretien and Canadian truckers n…

  • Woman awarded $6 million due to ‘unsafe’ highway

    May 25, 2001 10:27AM by Truck News

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. — A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeal in Toronto has ended a 12-year ordeal by Marilyn MacM…

  • Product Transportation

    HEBE OUTLINES "REAL" REASONS BEHIND TRUCK MARKET CRASH

    March 22, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    LOUSVILLE, Ky — Blaming the crash of the Class 8 truck market in North America on the overproduction of heavy-duty…

  • Feature Transportation

    Freightliner targets O/Os to save used trucks

    March 1, 2001 12:00AM by John Curran

    PORTLAND, Ore. – North America’s largest truck manufacturers says it is time somebody did something to prop-up used-truck prices, and the company’s president and chief executive officer Jim Hebe says …

  • Feature Transportation

    Highway 59 work to include flood protection

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The second phase of the Hwy. 59 expansion to four lanes will include better flood protection measures in the Grande Pointe area.The work involves the construction of four lanes along …