Truck News

  • OOIDA to celebrate 45th anniversary

    September 24, 2018 4:33PM by Truck News

    JOPLIN, Mo. – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year at the Guilty by Association Truck Show Sept. 27-29. The show will be held in Joplin, Mo., and will feature an hours-of-service listening session

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    Racism in trucking

    September 24, 2018 2:52PM by Harry Rudolfs

    Overall, drivers are becoming more tolerant, accepting of minorities

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    The changing face of trucking

    September 24, 2018 2:26PM by James Menzies

    If you’ve been around the trucking industry for any length of time, you’ve no doubt noticed the shift of demographics over the past several years. The traditional Canadian driving force is aging, and not being replaced with young people coming

  • Titanium to host BBQ, hiring fair

    September 24, 2018 2:06PM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Trucking Services has announced a driver hiring fair, to be held Sept. 29 for drivers and their families. It will be hosted at 32 Simpson Road in Bolton, Ont., from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. It

  • Trucking conditions among the best since 2004

    September 24, 2018 2:01PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trucking conditions in the U.S. are at among their strongest since early 2004, according to the FTR Trucking Conditions Index (TCI). The July reading of 14.04 reflected the second strongest month the industry has seen since early

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    Change of face

    September 24, 2018 2:00PM by James Menzies

    Canada’s truck driver demographics are rapidly shifting

  • News Equipment

    Roadside breakdowns decrease, tire failures increase in Q2

    September 24, 2018 9:38AM by Truck News

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Fleets went further between roadside breakdowns in the second quarter, but experienced an increase in tire failures due to hot weather. Those were a couple findings from a FleetNet America benchmarking survey done with the Technology &

  • Mitsubishi Fuso names new product support manager

    September 24, 2018 9:06AM by Truck News

    LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America announced recently that Vadim Kornev will become the company’s new product support manager for Eastern Canada.  Vadim comes to Fuso from Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, where he had a similar

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    Mack Anthem designers win award

    September 24, 2018 9:00AM by Truck News

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – The designers of the new Mack Anthem highway tractor were recently presented with a prestigious design award. The truck’s design team received a Silver International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) in recognition of their work on the

  • Mitsubishi Fuso names new dealer business manager

    September 24, 2018 8:45AM by Truck News

    LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has named Michael Vittese the new dealer business manager. Vittese comes to the position from International Truck, where he served in a similar capacity as new truck sales manager. According to Bill

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    August Class 8 orders set new record

    September 24, 2018 8:42AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – It was a record August for Class 8 truck orders, according to data from ACT Research. There were 53,069 units booked in August, marking the sixth time in eight months in which industry orders surpassed 40,000 units.

  • Truck Convoy for Special Olympics to roll this weekend

    September 21, 2018 8:01PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Around 200 trucks will make up the Truck Convoy for Special Olympics Manitoba, which rolls down the Perimeter Highway Sept. 22. The annual event takes place during the month of September, when the trucking industries in Canada

  • Freightliner Manitoba to expand at CentrePort Canada

    September 21, 2018 4:12PM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Freightliner Manitoba plans to build a new, 78,000-sq.ft., state-of-the-art facility at CentrePort Canada’s Brookside Industrial Park. Expected to open early 2020, the new building will sit on 13.5 acres and boast 35 service bays, an indoor showroom,

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    TMC, PIT Group form partnership

    September 21, 2018 10:59AM by Truck News

    ORLANDO, Fla. – PIT Group has announced a strategic partnership with the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Associations. The two groups will exchange technical and truck maintenance expertise. TMC will partner with PIT Group in field

  • News Equipment

    Record August for trailer orders

    September 21, 2018 10:46AM by Truck News

    Trailer orders exceeded the best August in history, according to preliminary data from FTR and ACT Research. FTR reported orders of 35,300 units, exceeding expectations at 27% higher than July and up 141% year-over-year. Fleets are placing 2019 orders a