Truck News



  • Canada Cartage helps launch connected vehicle tech group

    December 13, 2018 12:43PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. – Canada Cartage has announced it is part of a group launching the Centre for Integrated Transportation and Mobility (CITM) to help Ontario companies develop connected vehicles and mobility technologies. The $10.5-million center is a public-private partnership between

  • New Volvo Trucks leader optimistic about the future

    December 11, 2018 5:09PM by James Menzies

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A 53-year-old former engineer from the Netherlands now leads Volvo Trucks North America, after a successful stint in Australia where he grew the company’s market share. Now Peter Voorhoeve hopes to do the same as president of

  • Keynote speaker for upcoming Women with Drive Leadership Summit revealed

    December 11, 2018 2:47PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Trucking HR Canada’s annual Women with Drive Leadership Summit will feature marketing research leader and millennial expert David Coletto as a keynote speaker. The summit set for March 7, 2019 at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and

  • Registration open now for 2019 Women with Drive Leadership Summit

    December 4, 2018 9:36AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Registration for Trucking HR Canada’s 2019 Women with Drive Leadership Summit has officially opened. The fifth annual event will be held March 7, 2019 at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre. In celebration of its

  • TTSAO reveals details of MELT panel

    November 21, 2018 9:02AM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. —  The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) announced the participants of the carrier panel to discuss Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) at its December 11, 2018 General Meeting. Caroline Blaise of Kriska Transport, Geoff Topping of

  • Ryder places order for 1,000 electric vans

    November 20, 2018 8:49AM by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. – Ryder System announced today it has placed the largest commercial electric vehicle order in the U.S. The company ordered 1,000 medium-duty electric panel vans from Chanje Energy, and will supply FedEx with leasing and preventive maintenance services

  • New report paves way to net-zero carbon emissions

    November 19, 2018 11:02AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report from the Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) has suggested the heavy-duty transport industry can achieve net-zero carbon emissions at minimal costs to the global economy, through ambitious policy, accelerated innovation and investment. The report says

  • Rourke to replace Schneider’s Lofgren as CEO

    October 31, 2018 11:10AM by Truck News

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Schneider National announced today that Chris Lofgren will retire as president and chief executive officer following the company’s annual meeting of shareholders in April 2019. The Schneider board of directors has selected Mark Rourke, executive vice-president

  • Wabco opens new Americas headquarters in Michigan

    October 25, 2018 11:42AM by Truck News

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Wabco Holdings held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to officially open its new Americas headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. The new $20 million facility features an open, transparent design and includes office space on two floors, as

  • TTSAO set to host MELT meeting

    October 24, 2018 3:17PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) will be hosting a meeting on the impact Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) has on the industry. Those who attend the progress meeting will hear from the TTSAO as

  • Challenger’s Topping named HR Leader of the Year

    October 12, 2018 8:32AM by Sonia Straface

    And other HR awards are handed out during the Trucking HR Canada Gala Awards Dinner

  • Wabash Canada mourns the loss of Rodney Ehrlich

    October 12, 2018 8:01AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Rodney Ehrlich, co-founder and CTO of Wabash National, passed away on Oct. 9. He was 72 years old. Wabash Canada’s president and CEO Brent Larson expressed his sadness of the company’s loss. He had this to say:

  • WTFC to host conference

    October 2, 2018 8:02AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC) is hosting an educational and networking conference on October 27. The event, that organizers say will take a unique approach to bridging industry information between drivers and carriers, has a diverse

  • News Technology

    Yokohama opens new R&D center

    October 2, 2018 7:48AM by Truck News

    CORNELIUS, N.C. – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has opened a new research and development facility in North Carolina. The 25,000 sq.-ft. facility replaces a temporary facility it has used in Concord, N.C., since 2016. “In 1969 – almost 50 years

  • News Equipment

    TMC, PIT Group form partnership

    September 21, 2018 10:59AM by Truck News

    ORLANDO, Fla. – PIT Group has announced a strategic partnership with the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Associations. The two groups will exchange technical and truck maintenance expertise. TMC will partner with PIT Group in field