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  • Manitoba gets funding to help curb heavy-duty vehicle emissions

    June 10, 2019 5:57PM by Truck News-West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Manitoba will receive a federal investment of up to $5.9 million to help improve the fuel efficiency of heavy-duty vehicles, matching a provincial contribution toward the efficient trucking initiative program. The announcement was made today by federal

  • Bison Transport mock debate takes more serious tone

    May 27, 2019 10:40PM by Derek Clouthier

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – The 24th annual Bison Transport Debate saw a panel of participants argue for and against a resolution that more oil pipelines should be built in Canada. The mock debate takes place during the Canadian Transportation Research Forum’s

  • CN joins forces with Lion to create eight electric trucks

    April 18, 2019 9:36AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – CN announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Lion Electric Co. for the conception, design, and manufacturing of eight tandem axle, Class 8, zero-emission, electric trucks. According to CN, the trucks

  • Carbon tax threatens trucking jobs, says Ontario premier

    March 13, 2019 2:26PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Doug Ford returns to Challenger to decry federal carbon tax

  • Power up

    March 5, 2019 3:13PM by James Menzies

    Electric trucks are all the rage, but now the focus turns to charging requirements

  • OTA applauds Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan

    November 30, 2018 8:02AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. —  The Ontario Trucking Association says it is pleased the Ford Government was listening to the trucking industry as it drafted its Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. In the plan, announced this week by Rod Phillips, Minister of Environment, Conservation

  • OTA offers to help build carbon reduction plan

    October 17, 2018 2:10PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) wants to work with the province to develop a “made-in-Ontario” carbon reduction solution. The OTA says the industry must continue to do its part to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality,

  • Peel Region begins Off-Peak Delivery pilot

    July 4, 2018 3:01PM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. —  The Region of Peel will begin its first Off-Peak Delivery (OPD) pilot project running July through December, in participation with LCBO, Loblaw, PepsiCo, Walmart Canada, and Weston Foods. The objective of the project is to help optimize

  • The many benefits of electrification

    June 21, 2018 4:59AM by James Menzies

    For Volvo, the advantages of electrification will not only be enjoyed by customers, but by the world at large

  • Volvo Group sponsoring Ocean Summit

    May 11, 2018 9:40AM by Truck News

    NEWPORT, R.I. — The Volvo Group is sponsoring the Ocean Summit during the  Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island, to educate attendees about ocean health issues, with a focus on plastic pollution. The summit, scheduled for Friday, May 18,

  • CTA wants crackdown on emissions tampering

    May 8, 2018 11:31AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling on governments to help fight those who tamper with emissions controls on trucks. While most fleets have complied with ever-tighter emissions standards – and their related costs –  other operators

  • Kenworth showcases its Hybrid Electric Cargo Transport truck

    February 6, 2018 5:22PM by Derek Clouthier

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – The truck may be quiet as a mouse but Kenworth made some noise showcasing its hydrogen fuel cell electric truck during a media event Feb. 6 at the Paccar Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Wash. Originally unveiled

  • Report recaps a year of carbon taxation in Ontario

    January 30, 2018 10:13AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner said the first year of Ontario’s carbon cap-and-trade system went well, but that more needs to be done. “A price on carbon pollution is a crucial tool we need to slow climate change,” said

  • Daimler Trucks unveils E-FUSO brand

    October 26, 2017 8:58AM by Truck News

    Logan Township, N.J. – Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) strengthened the commitment of its FUSO brand towards alternative drivetrains and announced it will electrify its complete range of trucks and buses in upcoming years. At the Tokyo Motor

  • News Equipment

    Cummins engine boss vows to offer customers “power of choice”

    September 24, 2017 4:10PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Cummins is uniquely positioned to offer customers their “power of choice” well into the future, according to president of the engine business, Srikanth Padmanabhan. Padmanabhan was speaking to truck press today at the inaugural North American Commercial