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  • GTI buys Precision Specialized Division

    February 11, 2019 10:52AM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – GTI Transport Solution has announced it is acquiring Precision Specialized Division, a division of Precision Truck Lines. Precision Specialized focuses on open-deck and heavy-haul transportation, which are also the specialties of GTI Transport Solution. All employees and

  • Kriska acquires Icon Transportation

    February 11, 2019 7:37AM by Truck News

    PRESCOTT, Ont. – Kriska Transportation Group has announced its acquisition of Icon Transportation Logistics (ITL) out of Puslinch, Ont. The company will continue to be led by general manager Alen Delija and its current management team. “ITL is a great

  • Kenworth names 2019 Parts Council

    February 7, 2019 2:20PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2019 Kenworth Parts Council and three Canadians made the cut. Kenworth Parts Council members for 2019 are: Chairman – Cory Anderson, MHC Kenworth, (Leawood, Kan.); Eric Bontrager, Wisconsin Kenworth (Windsor, Wis.);

  • Hino Motors Canada names new president, v.p.

    February 7, 2019 1:02PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Hino Motors Canada has made some changes to its senior executive team. Eric Smith has been named president and chief operating officer of Hino Motors Canada and Tony Caldarone has been appointed senior vice-president of sales and

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    Tallman Group forms joint venture with Rush Enterprises

    February 7, 2019 7:25AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group has announced a new joint venture with Rush Enterprises, operator of the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America. Both companies will own 50% of the new joint venture, which will operate Tallman

  • Kenworth names 2019 Service Council

    February 4, 2019 3:09PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2019 Kenworth Service Council. Kenworth service managers in the United States and Canada serve on the council, and help promote service and product enhancements for The World’s Best trucks. Members of

  • Mack Trucks names new regional vice-president, Canada

    February 4, 2019 11:51AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack Trucks recently named Steve Jugovic as regional vice-president, Canada. Jugovic will be responsible for the end-to-end sales cycle for new business transactions, including dealer and fleet sales, full-service lease, rental and contact maintenance services. “Steve brings

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    Mack Ste.-Foy, Vision Truck Group receive Mack honors

    February 1, 2019 10:00AM by Truck News

    QUEBEC CITY, Que. – Mack Ste.-Foy has been named the Mack Trucks Dealer of the Year for Canada. The North American Dealer of the Year was Kriete Truck Center of Milwaukee, Wisc. Kriete finished the year 17% above its sales

  • Dana launches training academy, updates e-commerce platform

    January 31, 2019 4:40PM by johng@newcom.ca

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Dana is taking to the internet to educate the commercial vehicle aftermarket, launching a Dana Aftermarket Training Academy that already includes an overview of axle nomenclature. The training resource guides users through a series of slides

  • HDAW says see ya, Las Vegas

    January 31, 2019 1:47PM by johng@newcom.ca

    LAS VEGAS, Nev – Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, traditionally hosted in Las Vegas, will be moving to Texas for its 15th annual conference in 2020. Next year’s event will be at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine,

  • Investing in people

    January 31, 2019 12:44PM by Derek Clouthier

    Gary Coleman helps make post-secondary education a reality for inner-city kids

  • Brown to succeed Boughton as Trailcon president

    January 31, 2019 11:36AM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. —  After 26 years at the helm of Trailcon Leasing, Al Boughton announced today that he will be replaced by senior vice-president and general manager Jerry Brown. Boughton said he will stay active in the business, supporting Brown,

  • Fras-le expands brake lineup

    January 30, 2019 3:28PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Fras-le has expanded its lineup of hydraulic brake pads and added a new value-priced friction material called durbloc into the mix. Pins and other features in a related MRS (Mechanical Retention System) have been designed to help keep water from

  • A full plate for 2019

    January 29, 2019 5:44PM by Derek Clouthier

    AMTA highlights top issues it will advocate for in coming year

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    Goodyear rolls out new products

    January 29, 2019 4:05PM by James Menzies

    DALLAS, Texas – Two new regional haul tires, an e-commerce platform for commercial tire buyers, and updates on Tire Optix were among the announcements made by Goodyear at its No Limits customer conference. The new tires and e-commerce platform were