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  • 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

  • CN joins forces with Lion to create eight electric trucks

    April 18, 2019 9:36AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – CN announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Lion Electric Co. for the conception, design, and manufacturing of eight tandem axle, Class 8, zero-emission, electric trucks. According to CN, the trucks

  • TFI continues U.S. growth through acquisitions

    April 17, 2019 11:29PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International’s U.S. last mile division, TForce Final Mile, has taken over select assets of BeavEx and its affiliates, Guardian Medical Logistics (GML), JNJW Enterprises, and USXP. The companies were obtained through a deal approved by the

  • News Equipment

    Power, style, and comfort among Nikola semi highlights

    April 17, 2019 7:39PM by James Menzies

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A thousand horsepower per drive axle, 2,000 lb.-ft. of torque and only 15 minutes to fully fuel an 80-kg hydrogen tank were among the technical highlights touted by Nikola Motor Company as it showcased its line of

  • Politicians address investment, MELT, and carbon tax during STA event

    April 17, 2019 12:26PM by Derek Clouthier

    REGINA, Sask. – Representatives from the provincial and federal governments highlighted how they are backing the trucking industry in Saskatchewan with investments in infrastructure, support for mandatory training, and fighting the carbon tax. During the Saskatchewan Trucking Association’s (STA) second

  • Feature Transportation

    Keep or toss?

    April 16, 2019 2:51PM by Scott Taylor

    There’s nothing like a good Spring cleanup. Hauling out all the things you let pile up in the garage over the winter. Sweeping up dirt and tacking up a shelf for stuff worth keeping off the floor. Putting items in

  • Continental hires John Cox

    April 16, 2019 11:23AM by Truck News

    FORT MILL, S.C. – Continental has hired retread industry veteran John Cox to enhance process technologies for its ContiLifeCycle retread partners worldwide. The newly-created position, Global Technical Services, emphasizes the company’s commitment to supporting partner shops producing ContiTread retreads. “We

  • PacLease Edmonton Kenworth named Franchise of the Year

    April 11, 2019 12:30PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – PacLease has named its Edmonton location as its 2018 North American Franchise of the Year. PacLease Edmonton Kenworth received the honor during the parent company’s awards dinner in Orlando, Fla., with Jim Callaway, general manager of the

  • 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

    Mack calendar competition now open

    April 9, 2019 7:48AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack truck owners are invited to compete for a spot in the 2020 Mack calendar. For the fourth straight year, six spots in the calendar will be chosen by Mack Trucks’ social media followers. The competition runs

  • You’re hired

    April 8, 2019 11:11AM by Truck News

    Nearly 100 employers sign up recruits during spring Jobs Expo

  • Bendix claims 2018 was its safest year yet

    April 4, 2019 9:16AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Last year marked Bendix’s safest year ever in its nearly 90-year history. Bendix plants across North America experienced a 30% reduction from 2017’s injury rate. Preventive and corrective safety programs are at the heart of the results,

  • News Equipment

    Class 8 truck orders continue to slide

    April 4, 2019 8:54AM by Truck News

    Preliminary orders for Class 8 trucks came in at 15,200 units in March, according to FTR, marking the lowest March for orders since 2010. Orders were down 8% from February and 67% year-over-year. But FTR says demand is still strong,

  • Spring Jobs Expo to be held this Saturday

    April 4, 2019 8:34AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Newcom South Asian Media Company is excited to bring the 2019 Spring edition of ‘Jobs Expo’ to Toronto this weekend. Aimed to meet the hiring needs of trucking and logistics industry, this new event, which is built

  • 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