Truck News

  • 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

  • Highway congestion costs trucking $63.4 billion

    May 16, 2017 10:58AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Congestion on the US National Highway System (NHS) has added more than $63.4 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2015, according to recent research released by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Using a

  • Trailcon appoints a regional manager for Western Canada

    March 7, 2017 10:56AM by Truck West

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Trailcon Leasing Inc. has named Brian Jones as its regional manager for Western Canada, overseeing sales, operations and administration for the Calgary, Edmonton and Surrey markets. “My objectives within the new role will be to strengthen our

  • UPS makes successful drone delivery

    February 21, 2017 1:31PM by Truck News

    LITHIA, Fla. – UPS and truck-launched drone maker Workhorse Group this week delivered a residential package by drone, which was launched from atop a package truck. The package was successfully delivered to a home Feb. 20. The drone then returned

  • US freight economy showing “signs of life”: ATA

    February 21, 2017 12:29PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – US for-hire truck tonnage increased 2.9% in January, on the heels of a 4.3% contraction in December. The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) says its tonnage index was up 2.6% compared to January 2016. For all of 2016,

  • ATA Truck Tonnage Index decreased in December

    January 24, 2017 1:06PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va.  — The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) for-hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 6.2% in December, following a revised 8.4% jump during November. According to the ATA,  in December, the index equaled 133.8 (2000=100), down from