17 Jun

Volvo Group sponsors tree planting for Canadian veterans

WHITBY, Ont. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among the attendees at a tree planting ceremony June 14, sponsored by Volvo Group. The event was part of the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign, an initiative that will see two million…

13 Jun

Devine defines Top 10 legal issues of 2019

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Heather Devine, a lawyer with Isaacs and Co., is advising truck fleets to take a closer look at everything from employment contracts to telematics data as they look to prepare themselves for the year ahead. Here…

10 Jun

FCA US and Aurora to develop autonomous vehicles

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The North American division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, FCA US, is teaming up with startup Aurora to develop self-driving commercial vehicles. Under a partnership announced on Monday, FCA US will integrate Aurora’s self-driving Aurora Driver platform…

30 May

TFI International to shutter Highland Transport

TORONTO, Ont. – TFI International is closing its Highland Transport truckload and intermodal operation, effective June 28. Drivers received news of the closure through a satellite message from Terry Gardiner, vice-president of operations, which was shown to TruckNews.com. Sources say…

28 Mar

ZF to acquire Wabco in blockbuster deal

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – ZF has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wabco, forming an integrated systems provider for commercial vehicle technologies with annual sales totaling about US$45 billion. The deal is valued at about US$7 billion. Wabco is a global…

31 Aug

Pride Trucks Sales opens U.S. location with more to come

TOLEDO, Ohio – Canadian retailer of pre-owned trucks and trailers, Pride Truck Sales, has expanded again opening a new facility in Toledo, Ohio this week. The Mississauga-based company says the new location came about after customer requests to add a…

21 Aug

Mack to continue playing offense, new president promises

Martin Weissburg takes the helm as Anthem demand boosts on-highway market share

10 Aug

Registration now open for 2018 OTA Executive Conference

TORONTO, Ont. — Registration is now open for the Ontario Trucking Association’s Executive Conference on November 7 and 8, taking place once again at the Ritz Carlton in Toronto. This is the OTA’s 92nd annual conference. The signature awards dinner…

03 Aug

Cummins, Eaton joint venture expected to profit in 2020

COLUMBUS, Ind. – A Cummins and Eaton joint venture that was developed in 2017 is expected to be profitable by 2020, Cummins president and chief operating officer Richard Freeland said when releasing financial results for the second quarter of 2018.…