Truck News

  • Mack ups its refuse game during WasteExpo

    April 24, 2018 5:02PM by Truck West

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Mack Trucks introduced new features to its LR Model, improved its safety features on refuse vehicles, and said it will have a fully-electric refuse truck operating in New York by 2019. Mack made the announcements during

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    Volvo celebrates 35 years of aerodynamics

    April 20, 2018 11:11AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Volvo was doing aero before aero was cool. The company announced at Truck World that it’s celebrating 35 years of aerodynamics. The company brought an integral sleeper to the market in 1983 as Volvo White. In 1996,

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    Mack brings Canadian Anthem to Truck World

    April 19, 2018 2:22PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The new Mack Anthem made its Canadian debut at Truck World, decked out in a proud Canadian livery. Orders for the new highway tractor have exceeded expectations, Mack officials announced. Stu Russoli, highway product manager for Mack

  • Spec’ing the right way

    April 18, 2018 9:30PM by Sonia Straface

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – With countless options available at your fingertips, it’s not always easy to spec’ your unique fleet. To help audience members at this year’s Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit in their decisions when it comes to spec’ing their own

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    Kenworth Ontario PacLease named North American PacLease Franchise of the Year

    April 16, 2018 9:53AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Kenworth Ontario PacLease has been named Kenworth North American Franchise of the Year for 2017. “PacLease and our franchise group had a banner year in 2017, with Kenworth Ontario PacLease and Allstate Leasing – a founding member

  • Hiway Refrigeration acquisition to bolster western footprint

    April 12, 2018 7:32PM by Truck West

    PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. – Hiway Refrigeration announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Calgary, Alta.,-based Eskimo Refrigeration. Eskimo provides sales and aftermarket support in Western Canada for products in transport refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating. In business

  • Tingley named president of Day & Ross Freight

    April 12, 2018 1:26PM by Truck News

    HARTLAND, N.B. — Day & Ross announced today that Doug Tingley, vice-president of operations, has been promoted to president of Day & Ross Freight. Doug joined Day & Ross in 2013. He will continue to represent Day & Ross on

  • Polaris appoints new CTO

    April 12, 2018 11:16AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont.  — Dave Brajkovich has been appointed Polaris Transportation Group’s new chief technology officer. Since 2015 Dave Brajkovich actively served on Polaris’s board of directors before accepting this newly created position. Dave will be based out of the Polaris

  • Volvo unveils first all-electric truck

    April 12, 2018 9:13AM by Truck News

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Volvo Trucks has revealed its first all-electric truck for commercial use. The Volvo FL Electric was designed for urban distribution and refuse operations among other applications. It has a gross vehicle weight of 16 tonnes and its

  • ZED Connect opens U.S. headquarters

    April 12, 2018 8:48AM by Truck News

    CALABASAS, Calif. – Cummins subsidiary ZED Connect today announced the opening of its headquarters in Calabasas, Calif. The facility is located at 23975 Park Sorrento, Suite 100. The new operations will house the company’s executive staff, as well as research

  • Omnitracs announces changes to executive team

    April 10, 2018 9:50AM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas — Omnitracs today announced two new appointments to its executive team. The company’s new chief technology officer (CTO) is Kent Norton, while Greg Nelson was named chief commercial officer (CCO). As CTO, Norton will head research and development

  • Great Dane hires new vice-presidents

    April 4, 2018 2:35PM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Great Dane has named Axel Gros and Jim Stevenson its new vice-presidents of manufacturing. In their new roles, Gros and Stevenson will be focused on accelerating Great Dane’s implementation of continual improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives. Gros

  • P.S.I. names new senior director of engineering

    April 3, 2018 12:18PM by Truck News

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas —  Pressure Systems International has named Steve Miller its senior director of engineering. According to P.S.I., Miller will be a key part of its product and quality engineering teams. His focus will be on ensuring that P.S.I.’s

  • Navistar hires Baumann as senior v.p. of strategy and planning

    April 3, 2018 8:19AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar announced today that Friedrich W. Baumann has joined the company as senior vice-president, strategy and planning. Baumann comes to Navistar after a 24-year career at Daimler Trucks, where he most recently served as senior vice-president at Daimler

  • Two Canadian dealers win Western Star award

    March 22, 2018 9:59AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Two Canadian dealer sales professionals have been recognized as part of Western Star’s “Star Performer Class of 2017”. This award recognizes and rewards the top-selling sales professionals at Western Star dealerships in the U.S. and Canada. All