Truck News

  • Progress made towards allowing weight parity for single tires

    February 11, 2019 8:20AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Changes to the Heavy Truck Weight and Dimension Limits for Interprovincial Operations in Canada pave the way for truckers to use wide-base single tires at the same weight limits as duals right across Canada. The decision was

  • Daimler to reorganize, create separate truck entity

    July 26, 2018 8:44AM by Truck News

    STUTTGART, Germany – Daimler AG has announced a reorganization that will create three legally independent entities, including one dedicated to trucks. The new structure will be comprised of: Mercedes-Benz AG; Daimler Truck AG; and Daimler Mobility AG. All will operate

  • News Technology

    Blockchain is the latest game changer in trucking

    March 28, 2018 3:10PM by Sonia Straface

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – There’s a new buzzword in the trucking sphere. Say goodbye to uptime, ELDs, and driver shortage. Blockchain is the latest technology that all the early adopters want to or already have invested in, that is promising to

  • Leaving nothing behind

    August 29, 2017 5:33PM by Derek Clouthier

    Cummins unveils electric tractor while maintaining focus on delivering diverse product solutions

  • SambaSafety buys Vigillo

    February 23, 2017 8:15AM by James Menzies

    PORTLAND, Ore. – SambaSafety has acquired Vigillo, a provider of real-time data for analyzing commercial driver and motor carrier safety performance. Vigillo is best known for its CSA monitoring platform, which allows carriers to gain detailed visibility into their safety

  • TFI’s Bedard sees improving conditions, more M&A ahead

    February 17, 2017 9:28AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – Improving conditions across all business segments are expected this year by TFI International chairman and CEO Alain Bedard, but weakness in the US truckload segment could continue through the first half of the year. On a conference

  • TFI International acquires World Courier Ground

    January 13, 2017 3:12PM by Truck News

      MONTREAL, Que.  — TFI International is expanding its US footprint. Just today it announced that it has acquired World Courier Ground US,  the ground transportation division of World Courier, from AmerisourceBergen Corporation. World Courier Ground U.S. was established in

  • Daimler conference addresses how to meet customer needs

    November 17, 2016 4:27PM by Truck West

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) held its biennial aftermarket conference ‘Evolution’ recently, with a focus on the company evolving to meet customer needs. The event is the only conference of its kind that includes all brands within

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland introduces lower-cost air disc brake for trailers

    June 10, 2016 7:24AM by James Menzies

    Plans to bring affordability to the masses to jumpstart disc brake adoption in North America

  • Continental Tire partners with Quality Tire Service to open retread facility in Western Canada

    September 2, 2015 2:22PM by Truck News

    SASKATOON, Sask. — Continental Tire and Quality Tire Service chose to celebrate their partnership with the opening of the first commercial tire retread facility in Western Canada today. The new location will operate as a ContiLifeCycle facility, the umbrella for

  • News Equipment

    Talking PC-11 engine oils with Chevron oil veteran

    August 19, 2015 10:25AM by James Menzies

    Shawn Whitacre is the new chair of ASTM’s Heavy-Duty Engine Oil Classification Panel. Here’s what he says you need to know about the upcoming PC-11 oil category.

  • Yokohama launches new Web site, plans aggressive North American growth

    March 30, 2015 10:20AM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Yokohama unveiled at the Mid-America Trucking Show a new Web site featuring tools fleets and owner/operators can use to more effectively select and maintain tires. The Web site, now live at, offers tire comparison calculators and

  • Trail King launches new parts database system

    March 26, 2015 10:18PM by Sonia Straface

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – In an attempt to both expand its aftermarket offering and improve service to its customers, Trail King has launched a new online parts database system, the company announced at the Mid-America Trucking show earlier today. The new

  • The Pink Warrior

    January 25, 2015 8:16PM by Jim Bray

    Heavy-duty tow truck painted pink to raise cancer awareness

  • News Equipment

    Trailers Canada becomes Breadner Trailers

    January 18, 2015 8:40PM by James Menzies

    BRESLAU, Ont. — The trailer dealer previously known as Trailers Canada is reverting back to its roots, to build a stronger future. Trailers Canada announced a corporate rebranding. It will now be known as Breadner Trailers. Both the sales and