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  • Industry vet Ken Hellawell passes away

    May 10, 2016 7:07PM by Harry Rudolfs

    ORILLIA, Ont. — A great man and a major figure in the Canadian trucking world has left us. Ken Hellawell, in his 85th year, passed away in Orillia on May 8, 2016. To say he will be missed would be an

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    Surviving tire hell: How to get the most life out of your tires in the most demanding duty cycles.

    August 6, 2014 11:06AM by James Menzies

    Every time a truck ventures off-highway, the risk of tire failures increases exponentially. Scrap metal yards, landfills, the bush – these are places tires go to die. “Most guys, when we start talking tires, their jaw drops when they hear

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    A Little Truck That’s Making A BIG Difference

    July 1, 2009 12:00AM by Ingrid Phaneuf

    LAURIER STATION, Que. – Five years ago, Jacques Auger, president and founding owner of Transport Jacques Auger had an employee who lost his son to leukemia.

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    Mushrooms on the side

    June 1, 2008 12:00AM by Karen Bowen

    Mushrooms have been popping up in health discussions a lot lately.

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    Sleeping Well Plus now offers cab heating and cooling

    January 1, 2008 12:00AM by Truck News

    NEWMARKET, Ont. – ITS Distributing has announced it is carrying the Sleeping Well Plus idle-reduction system which now combines heating and cooling capabilities.

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    Design your own hood

    November 1, 2007 12:00AM by Adam Ledlow

    WEST MIDDLESEX, Penn. – For the “big idea” trucker who lacks the time, the tools or the technical prowess to create their own designs, Jones Performance Products has come up with a solution. The Penns…

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    Preventive Maintenance: A berry good season

    June 1, 2007 12:00AM by Karen Bowen

    Strawberry season is just around the corner, marking the beginning of a berry good season. Whether they’re strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, cranberries, currants or gooseberries -…

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    Preventive Maintenance: Good time to be a cherry picker

    August 1, 2006 12:00AM by Karen Bowen

    Are you looking for something sweet to snack on while you’re travelling the roads this summer? Right now, cherry season is well on its way and they’re a sweet and popular choice.

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    Customization

    June 1, 2006 12:00AM by Adam Ledlow

    TORONTO, Ont. – If reality TV has done nothing else, it has given society an even greater obsession with appearances. As if sexified images in commercials, magazines and movies weren’t enough, shows l…

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    Howard’s inferno

    December 1, 2005 12:00AM by Adam Ledlow

    COE HILL, Ont. – Hidden in the woods about an hour north of Peterborough, amongst the rough terrain of the Canadian Shield, sits a tiny community of about 650 residents called Coe Hill. Like many smal…

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    Volvo Invests in Engine Development

    December 1, 2004 12:00AM by Ingrid Phaneuf

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden – A recent press trip to Sweden gave Volvo the opportunity to showcase some of its most recent engine development tools, including new testing and research labs at the company’s Powertrain headquarters in Lundby, Gothenburg.

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    Aboriginals block northern highway (September 01, 2001)

    September 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    GERALDTON, Ont. – About 100 aboriginal demonstrators detoured truckers and travellers past boarded-up homes on a Northern Ontario reserve after the band blocked the Trans-Canada Highway Aug. 10.Member…