‘The future is here’: Nikola CEO
GATINEAU, QC - The founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nikola Motor Company suggests today's truck manufacturers face a fate similar to Kodak, which watched its film business collapse during the advent of digital cameras. "They [Kodak] were so powerful that they never expected to change anything," Trevor Milton said in an address to the 66th annual meeting of the Quebec Trucking Association. "Why change something that already works?" His Utah-based company is certainly looking to reinvent the idea of a Class 8 truck, as it looks to produce a hydrogen-powered electric model known as the Nikola One.
QTA balks at Autoroute 30 toll increase
MONTREAL, QC - The Quebec Trucking Association is calling on Transport Minister Laurent Lessard to help block the latest toll increase on Autoroute 30, and has met with elected representatives from throughout the region in a bid to find a long-term solution to skyrocketing prices.