Truck News



  • 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

  • Kriska wins Ryder Carrier Quality Award

    July 18, 2018 2:47PM by Truck News

    PRESCOTT, Ont.  — Kriska Holdings has been named the Canadian TL Carrier at the Ryder Carrier Quality Awards.  This award recognizes excellence through a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value, and innovation for

  • Peel Region begins Off-Peak Delivery pilot

    July 4, 2018 3:01PM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. —  The Region of Peel will begin its first Off-Peak Delivery (OPD) pilot project running July through December, in participation with LCBO, Loblaw, PepsiCo, Walmart Canada, and Weston Foods. The objective of the project is to help optimize

  • Fortigo’s Demangos named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

    June 28, 2018 6:06AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Fortigo Freight’s president, Elias Demangos, has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40. The recognition is given to entrepreneurs that are under 40 with exceptional achievements in the country. Demangos was chosen from over

  • Canadian Alliance Terminals names new president

    June 27, 2018 5:25PM by Truck News

    RICHMOND, B.C. — William McKinnon has been named the president of Canadian Alliance Terminals (CAT). McKinnon’s record of leadership spans supply chain innovation, security and risk mitigation and the development of direct sales software delivery systems. He is a graduate

  • ZF outlines vision for the future

    June 27, 2018 5:21PM by Sonia Straface

    And the future is driverless and electric

  • News Equipment

    Paccar sets up shop in Silicon Valley

    June 27, 2018 5:15PM by James Menzies

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Paccar has opened an Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, becoming the first truck manufacturer to create a permanent presence there. It has resulted in increased engagement with tech start-ups and created an environment that fosters innovation, according

  • News Equipment

    Peterbilt anticipates another record-setting year

    June 27, 2018 5:11PM by James Menzies

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Peterbilt anticipates setting records for both market share and truck build this year. Jason Skoog, Paccar vice-president and general manager of Peterbilt, said market conditions remain strong. “Strong order intake in the last half of 2017 have

  • Penske, NFI first to run electric Freightliner trucks

    June 27, 2018 4:24PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced Penske Truck Leasing and NFI will receive electric trucks this year as part of its Electric Innovation Fleet. The fleet will consist of 30 eCascadia and eM2 first-generation electric vehicles,

  • Meritor names CTO

    June 22, 2018 12:41PM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich.  ̶  Meritor has named John Bennett to the newly created role of vice-president and chief technology officer. In this new position, effective immediately, Bennett will be responsible for establishing the company’s advanced technology portfolio and global product strategy,

  • Bendix names new president and CEO

    June 13, 2018 7:03AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio –  Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has appointed Michael J. Hawthorne president and CEO, as well as a member of its executive board. Hawthorne will succeed outgoing president, CEO, and executive board member Berend Bracht, who is stepping down

  • Freightliner debuts electric Cascadia, M2

    June 6, 2018 5:42PM by James Menzies

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks boldly proclaimed it intends to be the world’s leader in electric trucks, and it showed for the first time its electric-powered eCascadia and eM2 for the North American market. The announcements and electric truck debuts

  • DTNA oulines strategies for connectivity, automation and electrification

    June 6, 2018 4:49PM by James Menzies

    Company’s vision is to be world’s leader in electric trucks