Truck News



  • Finding the Smokin’ Gun

    July 22, 2019 6:04PM by Derek Clouthier

    Racer Gord Cooper looks to set world records after Smokin’ Gun’s engine rebuild

  • Feature Transportation

    The trucker who wants to make his customers smile

    July 22, 2019 11:00AM by Abdul Latheef

    There were many “good moments” in Jim Smith’s 26-year trucking career, but one stands out. That happened a couple of years ago when his employer received a call from a man who said he wanted to thank Smith for a

  • News Equipment

    Alliance Truck Parts growing network

    July 22, 2019 9:22AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Alliance Truck Parts is expanding its network and product portfolio. The company has added more than 11 new value product lines to its portfolio. They include items ranging from diesel exhaust fluid filters to air brake compressors

  • News Equipment

    Breadner to host Mississauga open house

    July 22, 2019 9:07AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Breadner Trailers is hosting an open house at its Mississauga dealership Aug. 15. The event will feature special deals, and will run from 10 a.m. till 7 p.m. at 7410 Tranmere Drive. The company says it will

  • PMTC to hold educational seminar in Edmonton

    July 22, 2019 8:57AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. — The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada will hold its 2019 western regional seminar in Edmonton, Alta., on Oct. 1, the organization announced Monday. It is part of the PMTC’s ongoing series of cross-country educational half-day conferences.

  • Asleep at the ELD switch

    July 22, 2019 8:00AM by Joanne Ritchie

    Trucking has its own language, and I’m not talking about CB chatter or the unique jargon every industry develops. It’s more about the way trucking uses certain words that have a completely different meaning in the minds of most non-trucking

  • Beautiful and speedy trucks on display at Alberta truck show

    July 20, 2019 11:12PM by Derek Clouthier

    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – The Southern Alberta Truck Expo and Job Fair held its 5th annual event in Lethbridge, Alta., today, handing out several awards to drivers who showed off their stunning rides at the show. Nine awards were handed out

  • Trucking associations unveil infrastructure wish list

    July 19, 2019 3:25PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) and its partners at provincial trucking associations have unveiled a wish list of infrastructure priorities that could improve road-based trade. The need to invest in truck parking and border capabilities is among

  • Fu named CFO at Titanium

    July 19, 2019 12:05PM by johng@newcom.ca

    BOLTON, Ont. – Alex Fu has been named the chief financial officer of Titanium Transportation Group after four months in the interim role. Fu has served as director of finance since joining the fleet in 2017. “We ultimately felt he

  • Lettrapub opens vehicle graphics shop in Montreal

    July 19, 2019 11:05AM by johng@newcom.ca

    SAINTE-MARIE, Que. – Lettrapub has opened a new installation site in Montreal, better supporting vehicle lettering activities. The location at 1402 Saint-Armour Street, Ville Saint-Laurent, specializes in large-format digital printing and has three large service doors to accommodate trucks, trailers,

  • ATA, NACV Show partner to deliver educational conference

    July 19, 2019 10:57AM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) is partnering with the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and its Transport Topics publication to host a half-day educational conference. Scheduled for Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to noon, it

  • What does the ELD mandate mean to you?

    July 19, 2019 9:00AM by Mike Millian

    On June 12, Canada’s long-awaited electronic logging device (ELD) posting in Canada Gazette Part 2 finally occurred. As far as the Private Motor Truck Council (PMTC) and its members are concerned, this announcement is a positive step forward for the

  • Oil politics: It’s like arguing with the mirror

    July 19, 2019 8:33AM by Roger McKnight

    Water runs downhill and so does crude oil. Well, at least oil is running south of the border. This, despite the efforts of the foreign-funded E-Wacks, and our very own energy denier, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, ironically the owner of

  • Feds offer greenbacks for green projects

    July 19, 2019 8:32AM by johng@newcom.ca

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Funds from the federal carbon tax are now available to cover up to 25% of the cost of selected energy-saving projects in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and New Brunswick. The news comes as Environment and Climate Change Canada

  • Becoming well-heeled

    July 19, 2019 8:30AM by Karen Bowen

    How to combat plantar fasciitis