Truck News



  • 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

  • ZF pledges to invest big bucks in electric and autonomous technologies

    September 19, 2018 9:15AM by Sonia Straface

    HANNOVER, Germany – ZF announced today at the IAA show that is planning to invest € 12 billion in e-mobility and autonomous driving in the next five years. According to Wolf-Henning Scheider, CEO of ZF Freidrichshafen, modern-day logistics is at

  • Farmers flock to Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

    September 17, 2018 8:59AM by Truck News

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. – It was an epic three days for farmers in southern Ontario September 11-13. Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show – the premier outdoor agricultural showcase – took place those dates at Canada’s Outdoor Park in Woodstock Ontario. The show

  • Navistar names new senior v.p. and chief information officer

    September 13, 2018 10:00AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar International announced it has appointed Julie Ragland as senior vice-president and chief information officer, effective September 17. Ragland replaces Terry Kline, who announced his retirement. Ragland joins the company from Adient, a leading supplier of automotive

  • Speakers named for mental health symposium

    September 4, 2018 10:12AM by Truck News

    MISSSISSAUGA, Ont. – The issue of mental health will take center stage Oct. 30, at the Trucking HR Canada’s Gearing Up for Mental Health symposium. Dave Henry, a professional driver with REK Express, will get the day started by discussing

  • DTNA names new head of communications

    September 4, 2018 9:08AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Andrea Corso has been named the new head of communications at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). She assumed the rule Aug. 20, and will handle internal and external corporate communications as well as product communications for the

  • News Equipment

    Manac buys flatdeck trailer manufacturer Alutrec

    September 2, 2018 11:50AM by Truck News

    ST-GEORGES, Que. – Manac has announced it closed a deal to acquire aluminum flatdeck trailer manufacturer Alutrec. Alutrec is based in Laurier-Station, Que. “We are proud to announce this transaction. Alutrec has a great range of products in the aluminum

  • Wabco opens new global research and development hub

    August 21, 2018 8:47AM by Truck News

    HANOVER, Germany – Wabco has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art Global Technology and Innovation Center in Hanover, Germany. The company says the new center will significantly expand its global product development and engineering capabilities. It invested $30 million

  • Frost & Sullivan names Geotab as Company of the Year

    August 1, 2018 9:37AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Geotab announced it has been named the 2018 North American Company of the Year in the commercial fleet telematics industry by Frost & Sullivan. “At Geotab, we understand that our success is a direct result of the hard

  • Bridgestone Americas names new director of marketing

    August 1, 2018 7:31AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas today announced Ben Johnson is joining the organization as director of marketing for the commercial truck bus radial (TBR) tire business. In this role, Johnson will lead the marketing and channel strategy for Bridgestone, Firestone,

  • Trimble Transportation announces executive promotions

    July 30, 2018 1:12PM by Truck News

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Trimble Transportation today announced three executive leadership appointments.These moves include the promotions of Mark Botticelli to chief technology officer, transportation and Keith Mader to vice-president of analytics, transportation. Trent Lezer will assume the role of senior vice-president