Truck News

  • Trucks for Change moves 10M lbs for Habitat for Humanity

    February 16, 2018 12:33PM by Sonia Straface

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Today marked a major milestone for the Trucks for Change (T4C) Network. At 9 a.m. this morning the charitable mover, that connects charities with affordable, or donated freight services, moved its 10 millionth pound of donations for

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    Peterbilt unveils driver-inspired UltraLoft sleeper

    February 15, 2018 3:18PM by James Menzies

    More storage, a flat floor, and additional headroom are among the benefits

  • Trimble Transportation Mobility names new president

    February 12, 2018 7:53AM by Truck News

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Trimble Transportation Mobility announced recently that Thomas Fansler has been appointed the president of Transportation Mobility. Fansler currently serves as president of Trimble Transportation Analytics. Jim Rodi was named general manager of the division’s Global Markets, which

  • 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

  • Detroit DD8 engine set to please vocational market

    February 6, 2018 3:56PM by Sonia Straface

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – Truck production of the new Detroit DD8 medium-duty engine began on Feb. 5 Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced today. The DD8 is the latest addition to Detroit’s powertrain portfolio, and was prompted into production at

  • Kenworth names Canadians to Service Council

    January 30, 2018 12:54PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth has named two Canadians to its 2018 Service Council. The Kenworth Service Council promotes service and product improvements for Kenworth. Canadian members include: Adam Burrough, Edmonton Kenworth, Edmonton, Alta.; and Nicolas Letendre, Kenworth Maska, Sherbrooke, Que.

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    Denso continues push into heavy-duty aftermarket

    January 24, 2018 6:35PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Denso is continuing is push into the heavy-duty aftermarket, with the expansion of its diesel particulate filter (DPF) line and the opening of a new warehouse to handle heavy-duty parts. The company made the announcements during

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    HDDA: Heavy Duty outlines strategic plan for heavy-duty aftermarket

    January 24, 2018 6:16PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – HDDA: Heavy Duty – a community of the Auto Care Association – has developed a four-pronged strategic plan it says will benefit heavy-duty supplier and distributors. Hill Hanvey, president of the Auto Care Association, outlined the

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    Meritor to open new Mississauga distribution center

    January 24, 2018 11:31AM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Meritor will be opening a new distribution center in Mississauga this April, which will serve provinces from Manitoba east. Its Edmonton distribution center will continue to serve Western Canadian provinces, announced Brett Penzkofer, Meritor’s vice-president of

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    Construction truck market to remain strong in 2018: Mack

    January 24, 2018 10:24AM by James Menzies

    mDrive HD given split-shaft PTO functionality

  • Volvo Trucks to begin selling electric trucks in 2019

    January 23, 2018 11:19AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. –Starting next year, you’ll be able to get your hands on a Volvo electric truck. Volvo Trucks announced today that it will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, and the first units will be put into operation

  • Lego reveals new Mack Anthem Technic set

    January 22, 2018 10:48AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C.  – The Mack Anthem has been broken down into 2,595 pieces. Of Lego, that is. Truck lovers and Lego lovers alike can now build the new highway hero with Lego pieces. As well, the set can also be

  • New Cascadia receives 2017 Good Design Award

    January 19, 2018 8:39AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The design of Freightliner Trucks’ new Cascadia model was chosen for a recent 2017 Good Design award. The competition selects product designs and graphics from more than 46 nations for design excellence. Submissions are received from Fortune 500

  • Yokohama announces staff promotions

    January 10, 2018 7:39AM by Truck News

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – Yokohama Tire Corporation has promoted five of its staff members. Bruce Besancom has been named vice-president of OTR sales. He joined the company in 2017 as its senior director. In his new role, he will report

  • Yokohama Tire shakes up executive team

    January 5, 2018 8:26AM by Sonia Straface

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) announced three major organizational promotions effective immediately. Shinichi Takimoto, a YRC corporate officer, was named CEO of YTC, Yokohama Tire Canada (YTV) and Yokohama Tire Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. (YTMX).