27 Jun

Volvo marks 60 years of saving lives with seat belts

GOTHENBURG, Sweden – It was 60 years ago this year Swedish engineer Nils Bohlin invented the three-point seat belt while working at Volvo. Now a standard feature in all vehicles, the seat belt is seen as the world´s most important…

24 Jun

CITT awards students, recognizes members

WINNIPEG, Man. – The Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation (CITT) awarded a pair of students and recognized its Certified Logistics Professionals (CCLP) during an annual ceremony June 20. Esnart Shepande of Red River Collage received the Walter Kenneth Morris…

21 Jun

Volvo turns to AI to improve safety on the road

ONTARIO, Calif. – Volvo Trucks North America has showcased a project designed to strengthen safety capabilities for the trucking industry through automation. The proof of concept was developed in collaboration with automated vehicle software provider Perceptive Automata and customer Dependable…

19 Jun

Mack Museum pays tribute to refuse industry

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Mack is highlighting the refuse industry through a special exhibit at the Mack Trucks Historical Museum in Allentown, Pa. The exhibit is titled: Keeping America Clean: The Evolution of the Waste Industry. If features three antique Mack…

10 Jun

Manitoba gets funding to help curb heavy-duty vehicle emissions

WINNIPEG, Man. – Manitoba will receive a federal investment of up to $5.9 million to help improve the fuel efficiency of heavy-duty vehicles, matching a provincial contribution toward the efficient trucking initiative program. The announcement was made today by federal…

03 Jun

Haldex names new CEO

LANDSKRONA, Sweden — Helene Svhan has been named the new CEO of Haldex. Svahn was a board memeber of Hadex and a professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and currently Head of Research and Innovation at Permobil.…

03 Jun

Schneider wins safety award in back-to-back years

GREEN BAY, Wisc. – Schneider has been named the first company to consecutively win National Safety Council’s Green Cross for Safety Award. “Being honored with the Green Cross for Safety Award in back-to-back years is an amazing accomplishment, underscoring our…

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…

17 Sep

Farmers flock to Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

WOODSTOCK, Ont. – It was an epic three days for farmers in southern Ontario September 11-13. Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show – the premier outdoor agricultural showcase – took place those dates at Canada’s Outdoor Park in Woodstock Ontario. The show…

13 Sep

Navistar names new senior v.p. and chief information officer

LISLE, Ill. — Navistar International announced it has appointed Julie Ragland as senior vice-president and chief information officer, effective September 17. Ragland replaces Terry Kline, who announced his retirement. Ragland joins the company from Adient, a leading supplier of automotive…