Truck News



  • Healthy Trucker announces 10 Pound Challenge to start 2019

    December 4, 2018 8:25AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont.  – The Healthy Fleet 10 Pound Challenge is back. During the months of January and February, drivers, staff, and executives from across the industry will buckle down to work towards their weight-loss goals to compete in the 2019

  • Trucking and trade

    November 2, 2018 12:54PM by Derek Clouthier

    Fields on Wheels panel addresses trade, MELT, and truck transportation in Manitoba

  • 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:

  • Get ready to ‘Shift into Winter’

    October 11, 2018 6:10PM by Truck West

    RICHMOND, B.C. – With winter fast approaching – and already a reality in some areas of Western Canada – the Winter Driving Safety Alliance (WDA) is urging truckers and all motorists to drive smart this snow season through its “Shift

  • News Equipment

    Bendix buys steering component remanufacturer

    October 4, 2018 9:34AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix has announced it is acquiring the ProSteering business of JM Engineered Products, which remanufactures all makes of steering components. Once closed, Bendix will incorporate the ProSteering brand’s products, manufacturing operations and its sales and service operations

  • Bendix’s electronic parking brakes look to eliminate rollaways

    September 6, 2018 9:56AM by James Menzies

    ELYRIA, Ohio — The age-old red and yellow push/pull knobs used to activate and deactivate truck and trailer parking brakes may soon be a thing of the past, replaced with modern buttons that also improve safety. Bendix described its new

  • Healthy Trucker now accepting new teams for Healthy Fleet Challenge

    August 9, 2018 1:42PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — Healthy Trucker has announced they are now accepting new teams for the third leg of the Healthy Fleet Challenge, starting September 1. This is the final leg of the challenge for the 2018 year and will end

  • Research points to hydrogen electric trucks as best option for the future

    July 25, 2018 5:22PM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – A research group from the University of Calgary believes the future of freight in Alberta will be heavily reliant on the use of hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks. With growing concerns over the environmental impact of greenhouse

  • Crash spike leads to call for vigilance

    July 12, 2018 11:17AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Ontario’s Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) is calling on drivers and employers to be “more vigilant” in the wake of an increase in fatal collisions involving heavy vehicles. Citing figures from the Ontario Provincial Police, it

  • OTA reveals details of its Council Summit event

    April 26, 2018 2:42PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Ontario Trucking Association has revealed details for its third annual Council Summit, scheduled for June 22. Among the concurrent sessions will be OTA’s Compliance and Freight Policy Council event, featuring a host of topics and discussions

  • GINCOR and Schmitz partner to bring new trailer to Canada

    April 16, 2018 4:41PM by Truck News

    Mattawa, Ont. – GINCOR Truck and Trailer Werx is partnering with Schmitz Cargobull to bring the company’s temperature control technology to the Canadian market. GINCOR President and CEO Luc Stang says he is excited to introduce the technology provided by

  • Next Healthy Fleet Challenge starts May 1

    April 9, 2018 2:54PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — The next Healthy Fleet Challenge is scheduled to start on May 1. The challenge will run until June 30, and will take place in the Healthy Team app where participants receive education and coaching on living a

  • Winners of the 2018 Healthy Fleet Challenge revealed

    March 9, 2018 8:01AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — During January and February, participants from across the trucking industry took place in a challenge by Healthy Trucker to help them reach their health and wellness goals — and now the final results and winners can be revealed.

  • Navistar posts Q1 loss, predicts “breakout year”

    March 8, 2018 10:14AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar reported a net loss of US$73 million in the first quarter, but raised its full year 2018 guidance and grew its revenue 15% to $1.9 billion in the quarter. The quarter included $46 million in charges

  • ATRI lists Top 10 issues facing trucking

    February 27, 2018 6:30AM by Truck West

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Everyone has issues they have to deal with, and the trucking industry has its fair share, with the much chagrined driver shortage coming in at the top of the list. The American Transport Research Institute (ATRI) has