Truck News

  • Navistar awards top suppliers

    February 14, 2019 2:42PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – This week, Navistar recognized 35 of its top-performing suppliers with its annual Diamond Supplier Awards. This select group has helped Navistar deliver uptime to its customers and has exceeded performance expectations in four key metrics: quality, delivery,

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    Bendix opens technical center in Mexico

    February 8, 2019 10:16AM by Truck News

    MONTERREY, Mexico – Bendix has opened a new 7,800 sq.-ft. technical center in Monterrey, Mexico. The site will be used to drive research and development across Bendix’s line of products. The engineering team there will work across the Bendix product

  • TTSAO reveals panelists for upcoming conference

    February 6, 2019 11:59AM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) has revealed the panelists for the Best Practices for Training Panel session taking place at the upcoming  fourth annual conference taking place at the Centre for Health and Safety

  • Nominations closing soon for TTSAO/PayBright Instructor of the Year award

    January 29, 2019 1:34PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools of Ontario (TTSAO) is looking for the best truck driving instructor in the province. Nominations are closing soon, on February 14, for the TTSAO/PayBright Instructor of the Year award.  This new award will be

  • Omnitracs names new chief product officer

    January 29, 2019 10:07AM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas – Omnitracs today announced the appointment of Paul Nagy as chief product officer (CPO). In this role, Nagy will be responsible for defining overall product strategy, and delivery across the entire product portfolio. “As Omnitracs enters its next

  • Freightliner shows first electric trucks

    January 9, 2019 11:04AM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – To build an electric Class 8 truck requires the same battery power as 32 electric Smart cars, but Daimler Trucks North America is forging ahead with an all-electric eCascadia, as well as an electric eM2 medium-duty

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    Daimler abandons platooning to focus on automation

    January 7, 2019 5:40PM by James Menzies

    Will be first to market with Level 2 autonomous truck

  • Daimler closes record year, expects strong market to continue

    January 7, 2019 4:06PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Daimler Trucks is coming off a record-setting year, having sold more than half a million trucks globally in 2018. Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Trucks and Buses, provided a keynote address at a Daimler event at

  • Freightliner delivers first electric truck

    December 20, 2018 1:59PM by Truck News

    CARSON, Calif. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has delivered its first electric truck, as part of its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet. The Freightliner eM2 was delivered to Penske Truck Leasing. Roger Nielsen, president and CEO of DTNA, ceremonially handed

  • 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