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  • Meritor to acquire AxleTech

    May 8, 2019 8:47AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor announced today that it is set to acquire AxleTech for approximately $175 million in cash, adjusted for changes in working capital at closing and subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. AxleTech’s offerings include a

  • TRP celebrates 25 years in business

    May 8, 2019 7:41AM by Truck News

    RENTON, Wash. –  TRP is celebrating its 25th anniversary this May. “Over the last 25 years, TRP all-makes replacement parts have consistently delivered the value our customers expect,” said Chris Scheel, Paccar Parts senior director of marketing. “TRP products are

  • Kinedyne names new vice-president, sales and marketing

    May 7, 2019 1:45PM by Truck News

    BRANCHBURG, N.J.— Kinedyne announced today that it has appointed Roger Perlstein as its new vice-president, sales and marketing. Perlstein brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing management experience to his new post, much of it in the industrial,

  • Dayton Parts relocates corporate headquarters

    April 22, 2019 3:16PM by Truck News

    SHIREMANSTOWN, Pa. – Dayton Parts today announced the company has completed the relocation of its corporate headquarters and distribution center to Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania. The move was made to support the company’s continued growth, as well as to consolidate strategic functions to

  • CTA sees ‘no roadblocks’ to ELD rule

    April 21, 2019 10:42AM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) believes it’s in the home stretch in a bid to see electronic logging devices (ELDs) mandated in Canada — and expects a final rule to be published this summer. The comments come

  • Spotlight shines on hydrogen-electric trucks at Nikola World

    April 17, 2019 6:19PM by James Menzies

    Glitzy event highlights electric truck manufacturing start-up’s progress

  • News Equipment

    Mack not concerned with slowing truck orders

    April 11, 2019 12:25PM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – Slowing Class 8 truck order intake is not a concern to Mack Trucks, according to Roy Horton, director of product strategy, who spoke at an Expocam press conference April 11. “It’s not an alarming issue at this

  • News Equipment

    Isuzu enjoys record year in Canada

    April 10, 2019 3:53PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Isuzu has announced it registered the most low cab forward trucks in Canada in 2018 for the first time in several years. Dealers retailed 1,690 trucks, a new record for Isuzu in Canada. It cited IHS Markit

  • Great Dane opens three new flatbed distribution centers across the U.S.

    April 2, 2019 2:46PM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga.  – Great Dane announced today that it has established three new flatbed trailer distribution centers located across the United States. The new locations include Trudell Trailers in Milwaukee, Minnesota; Northeast Great Dane in Florida, New York; and Crossroads

  • TFI International expands U.S. specialized division

    April 2, 2019 7:32AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International has announced its purchase of specialized transport provider Aulick Leasing, and its tank trailer manufacturing affiliate, ShirAul. The company says the acquisition, combined with its recent purchase of Schilli, creates a platform for specialized truckload

  • Two Mack Anthems drivers to show off fuel saving efforts online

    April 1, 2019 3:12PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, NC – For the next year, two customers operating Mack Anthem models will track their fuel savings efforts and share their experiences, Mack announced today. Jamie Hagen, owner of Stratford, South Dakota-based Hell Bent Xpress and Joel Morrow, senior

  • Titanium launches U.S. subsidiary

    March 27, 2019 7:44AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group has announced its expansion into the U.S., with the addition of a brokerage service based in Charlotte, N.C. This is the first of what will be several locations in strategic U.S. markets, the company

  • Schneider celebrates 50 years in bulk

    March 26, 2019 2:57PM by Truck News

    GREEN BAY, Wisc. – Schneider is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its bulk division. It entered the segment in 1969 with the acquisition of Kampo Transit, before renaming it Schneider Tank Lines. Schneider’s bulk division began by hauling milk and

  • UAP recognizes Grote Canada

    March 25, 2019 2:28PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – UAP has named Grote Canada its 2018 Napa Supplier Excellence Awards winner. Grote was identified in each of Napa’s regions as meeting all its strict measurements and expectations, and was unaminously selected to receive the award. “Grote

  • CTA says new carriers should be required to meet national entry standard

    March 22, 2019 11:57AM by Truck News-West

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling for a national motor carrier entry standard all companies must meet before being allowed to commence operations. The CTA’s announcement comes as the owner of Adesh Deol Trucking will head