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  • Breaking down blockchain

    July 17, 2018 7:07PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. – If trucking wants to take advantage of blockchain, it needs to come together and work as one unified team. That was the message from panelists at this year’s TransCore Link Logistics’ 20th annual conference at the Markland

  • News Equipment

    Paccar sets up shop in Silicon Valley

    June 27, 2018 5:15PM by James Menzies

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Paccar has opened an Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, becoming the first truck manufacturer to create a permanent presence there. It has resulted in increased engagement with tech start-ups and created an environment that fosters innovation, according

  • FMCSA issues regulatory clarification on agricultural hauling

    May 31, 2018 12:01PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is bringing clarity to the Hours of Service (HoS) exemptions for agricultural haulers. The FMCSA received 566 comments and questions during a public consultation period this winter on the

  • News Technology

    Kenworth working with UPS on SuperTruck

    May 25, 2018 6:31AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth and UPS are working together to develop a truck under the U.S. Department of Energy-funded SuperTruck II program. The goal is to improve freight efficiency by more than 100% over a 2009 baseline, and to achieve

  • Freightliner Custom Chassis celebrates milestone with UPS

    May 10, 2018 8:39PM by Truck News

    GAFFNEY, S.C. – Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) has delivered its 50,000th chassis to UPS. The chassis was specially branded and displayed at a recent celebration. “This is a momentous and special day for FCCC, one that is the culmination

  • Fuso announces its gas-powered FE Series Class 4-5 at Work Truck

    March 6, 2018 7:21PM by Truck West

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – In the spirit of providing options to its customers, Mitsubishi Fuso today announced its 2019 gasoline-powered Class 4 and 5 FE Series cabover truck. The new gasoline powertrain work truck completes a trifecta in the FE Series,

  • UPS inducts more than 1,500 drivers into its Circle of Honor

    February 27, 2018 10:34AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. — UPS today announced the induction of 1,582 drivers into its elite Circle of Honor, reserved for those drivers who have not had an avoidable accident for 25 years or more. To date, the total number of members

  • Private fleet survey opens

    February 5, 2018 9:33AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) is collecting data for its second annual benchmarking survey of private and dedicated fleets, building on work by the National Private Truck Council (NPTC)  in the U.S. The survey

  • Mexican trucking industry “is changing,” fleet owner says

    November 19, 2017 8:27PM by James Menzies

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Noe Montes, owner of Mexican trucking company Transmontes and a U.S.-based carrier called TM Transportation Services, wants the North American trucking industry to know that Mexican carriers are safety-conscious and progressive. In an interview with trucking press

  • ‘This is the time’ for acquisitions: Titanium

    November 8, 2017 9:13AM by James Menzies

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group’s Q3 earnings were actually a tale of two quarters. In the first half of the quarter, a slumping U.S. dollar negatively impacted revenue from U.S.-based customers, while the second part of the quarter saw

  • Paid Coolant Complications & Confusion

    October 1, 2017 12:00PM by Truck News - Prestone

      Nitrite Challenges Dictate an Important Dialogue  Until Prestone introduced the first all-season, the first modern cooling system fluid back in 1927, common kitchen ingredients such as sugar, honey and molasses were used. Since 1927, ethylene glycol, with integral corrosion inhibitors,

  • Fuso celebrates launch of its zero-emissions light-duty truck in New York

    September 14, 2017 6:11PM by Truck News

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Daimler Trucks’ Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp. celebrated the launch of the Fuso eCanter in New York City today, the world’s first series-produced all-electric light-duty truck. U.S., European and Japanese customers will receive their eCanter

  • What to expect at the first NACV show

    July 19, 2017 9:42AM by Truck News

    New show will focus on technology, and facilitating business between fleet decision-makers and suppliers

  • UPS commits to adding more clean vehicles

    June 27, 2017 8:09AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – UPS has announced that by 2020, one in four new vehicles it purchases each year will be powered by an alternative fuel or advanced technology, up from 16% in 2016. The target was published as part of

  • Transport Canada posts final rule requiring stability control

    June 14, 2017 4:32PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Transport Canada has issued its final rule requiring electronic stability control (ESC) on heavy trucks. The rule, published in the Canada Gazette II and available to read here, was applauded by the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA). ESC