Truck News



  • Border checks shouldn’t change post-pot: CTA

    April 23, 2018 8:26AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is stressing that there’s no need to increase scrutiny around commercial vehicles and drivers at the border once marijuana is legalized in Canada. Appearing before the Committee on National Security and Defence

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    Volvo celebrates 35 years of aerodynamics

    April 20, 2018 11:11AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Volvo was doing aero before aero was cool. The company announced at Truck World that it’s celebrating 35 years of aerodynamics. The company brought an integral sleeper to the market in 1983 as Volvo White. In 1996,

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    Mack brings Canadian Anthem to Truck World

    April 19, 2018 2:22PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The new Mack Anthem made its Canadian debut at Truck World, decked out in a proud Canadian livery. Orders for the new highway tractor have exceeded expectations, Mack officials announced. Stu Russoli, highway product manager for Mack

  • Cummins focused on providing ‘power of choice’

    April 18, 2018 4:19PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The company best known for producing diesel engines wants it known that its capabilities extend beyond diesel. “We intend to be in the diesel business for a long time yet,” said Julie Furber, executive director of electrification

  • Lafert names two new sales reps

    April 18, 2018 8:26AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Lafert North America has added two new sales representatives to its team. Joel Fernandes joins the company after nine years in the construction and power distribution industry. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and

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    Driving the new Sprinter

    April 17, 2018 10:33AM by James Menzies

    The new Sprinter is safe to operate, fully connected, and highly versatile

  • Wabco to move into new North American HQ

    April 17, 2018 8:29AM by Truck News

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Wabco Holdings has announced it’s moving its Americas headquarters to Auburn Hills, Mich. The new 102,000 sq.-ft. facility is under construction and will open in the third quarte of this year. Wabco says the investment underscores

  • 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

  • Fastfrate Group growing

    April 16, 2018 11:47AM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – The Fastfrate Group of Companies has announced an expansion and new service offerings, including a new 80-truck contract for its CDI container transport division. The fleet will serve the Vancouver market, while Consolidated Fastfrate also adds a

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    Trailer orders continue to be strong

    April 16, 2018 10:08AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trailer orders totaled 27,500 units in March, according to preliminary data from FTR. That reflects a typical seasonal decline, down 16% from February, but orders remained historically strong with order activity at the highest level for the

  • Volvo unveils first all-electric truck

    April 12, 2018 9:13AM by Truck News

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Volvo Trucks has revealed its first all-electric truck for commercial use. The Volvo FL Electric was designed for urban distribution and refuse operations among other applications. It has a gross vehicle weight of 16 tonnes and its

  • Tenneco buying Federal-Mogul for $5.4 billion

    April 11, 2018 1:17PM by Truck News

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Icahn Enterprises is selling Federal-Mogul to Tenneco for US $5.4 billion dollars, while Tenneco has announced plans to split Federal-Mogul in two. The price includes US $800 million in cash and 29.5 million shares in Tenneco

  • Canadian spot market load volumes surging

    April 10, 2018 1:15PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canadian spot market load volumes are soaring, as shown by TransCore’s Loadlink data. The year has started with high truckload volumes in all Canadian regions, TransCore reported, with the total number of loads posted and cross-border load

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    Sterling Truck & Trailer named top Canadian Volvo dealer

    April 5, 2018 11:11AM by Truck News

    REGINA, Sask. – Sterling Truck & Trailer Sales was named Canada’s top Volvo dealer for 2017. S&S Volvo of Lima, Ohio, took top honors for North America. Dealers were measured based on new truck sales, market share, parts sales, customer

  • Acquisition strengthens Ryder’s last mile delivery presence

    April 4, 2018 11:32AM by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. – Ryder System has announced that it purchased MXD Group, an e-commerce fulfillment provider with a national network of facilities and last mile delivery capabilities. The deal closed Apr. 2, and Ryder says the acquisition makes it the