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  • Paid Natural Resources Canada launches new Green Freight Assessment Program

    April 23, 2018 7:37AM by Truck News - SmartWay

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The SmartWay Canada team and Natural Resources Canada are launching a new Freight Assessment Program to help Canadian carriers better determine where improvements can be made to lower fuel costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to

  • News Technology

    Blackberry on trucking’s radar

    April 20, 2018 2:42PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Blackberry has improved the ability of its Radar trailer tracking system to detect trailer cargo capacity. It uses flight sensors to detect very precisely – to 99.9 accuracy – the amount of space remaining in a trailer.

  • Paid Natural Resources Canada launches new Green Freight Assessment Program

    April 16, 2018 9:20AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The SmartWay Canada team and Natural Resources Canada are launching a new Freight Assessment Program to help Canadian carriers better determine where improvements can be made to lower fuel costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to

  • Polaris appoints new CTO

    April 12, 2018 11:16AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont.  — Dave Brajkovich has been appointed Polaris Transportation Group’s new chief technology officer. Since 2015 Dave Brajkovich actively served on Polaris’s board of directors before accepting this newly created position. Dave will be based out of the Polaris

  • P.S.I. names new senior director of engineering

    April 3, 2018 12:18PM by Truck News

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas —  Pressure Systems International has named Steve Miller its senior director of engineering. According to P.S.I., Miller will be a key part of its product and quality engineering teams. His focus will be on ensuring that P.S.I.’s

  • Bison wins Best Fleets contest for third consecutive year

    March 26, 2018 1:25PM by Sonia Straface

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – For the third year in a row, Bison Transport has been named the best overall large carrier in the Best Fleets To Drive For program. The Best Fleets survey and contest, now in its tenth year, was

  • News Equipment

    Petro-Canada’s Duron wins award

    March 21, 2018 1:42PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Petro-Canada Lubricants says its Duron next-generation product line has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan for its innovation. The oil was benchmarked against 10 criteria, including reliability, quality, and customer service experience, according to the company. It

  • Wabco appoints new CTO

    March 20, 2018 7:43AM by Truck News

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – Wabco Holdings today announced that Christian Brenneke has been promoted to chief technology officer. Brenneke succeeds Christian Wiehen as CTO. Wiehen retired in 2017 following a career of nearly 30 years with Wabco. In his new role,

  • Paccar’s Ste-Therese plant wins award

    March 16, 2018 9:38AM by Truck News

    STE-THERESE, Que. – Paccar’s Ste-Therese, Que., medium-duty truck plant has won a Frost & Sullivan award for manufacturing leadership. The award recognizes production technology advancements, and was won for the plant’s frame transfer efficiency improvement project. Paccar says the project

  • Talbert celebrates 80 years

    March 14, 2018 12:49PM by Truck News

    RENSSELAER, Ind. – Eighty years after Austin Talbert first opened the doors to his company, Talbert Manufacturing is still going strong. Founded in 1938 as a heavy haul, crane rental, and construction equipment business in Lyons, Ill., Talbert made its

  • No silver bullet solution

    March 6, 2018 1:52PM by Truck West

    Green Truck Summit keynote addresses how carriers benefit from green technologies

  • MTO allows permits for smart lift axles, longer tractors for semi-trailers

    March 6, 2018 9:30AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) announced today that the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has officially formalized permit programs  for the use of smart lift-axles (SML) on semi-trailers and for the use of longer tractors (up to 6.8 metre

  • Bendix to open new engineering center in Mexico

    March 5, 2018 1:26PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio –  Bendix announced today that it will open a new engineering research and development center in Monterrey, Mexico, later this year. The new 7,800-sq. ft. space, located within an existing building at the Research and Technological Innovation Park

  • Phillips Connect Technologies helps fleets manage trailer intel

    March 4, 2018 3:15PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Trailers are getting smarter, and Phillips Connect Technologies says it has made significant strides in the past year towards helping fleets manage that intelligence. PCT was launched last year with a goal of, through its TrailerNet platform,

  • News Equipment

    Trucking journalists name top tech achievements of 2017

    March 2, 2018 8:03AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. — Five innovative trucking technologies have been named finalists for the 2017 Jim Winsor Memorial Technical Achievement Award presented by the North American Truck Writers Awards Committee. The committee, comprised of truck writers from most major North American