Truck News



  • Truckers rank the best truck stops in North America

    October 18, 2018 1:18PM by Truck West

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Truck drivers throughout the U.S. and Canada have spoken, naming the top truck stops in North America, with seven receiving a perfect five-star rating. Topping the list of five-star truck stops, which was compiled by the mobile

  • How will 3D printing affect the supply chain?

    September 13, 2018 5:19PM by James Menzies

    And why is UPS investing in it?

  • ‘Tortoise recovery’ expected to continue

    September 12, 2018 12:39PM by James Menzies

    No signs a recession is looming

  • Humboldt victims to have stars named in their honor

    August 22, 2018 2:54PM by Truck West

    HUMBOLDT, Sask. – The International Star Registry’s Canadian office has agreed to name a star after each person who died as a result of the Humboldt Broncos bus collision last April with a tractor-trailer, thanks to Saskatchewan truck driver Blaine

  • 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,