30 Jul

Natural gas truck sales rebounding

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Natural gas-fueled Class 8 truck sales in the U.S. and Canada were up 43% year-to-date through May, according to ACT Research. Its Alternative Fuels Quarterly report also revealed natural gas truck sales were up 10% in May…

30 Jul

The news story that just won’t go away…

There’s this one particular news story that just won’t go away, and it has a surprise ending — or is it just the beginning? I think, in the media world (a world within itself), this is called a teaser. An opening…

29 Jul

Carbon tax becoming a reality for Saskatchewan carriers

REGINA, Sask. – Having to pay any new tax is seldom a welcome expense for businesses and individuals, and Saskatchewan’s carbon tax is no exception. With carriers now needing to keep track and record the amount of tax they pay…

29 Jul

Pride Group Logistics becomes awareness partner of Kids Help Phone

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Pride Group Logistics (PGL) has announced a five-year partnership with Kids Help Phone (KHP), a national support service for children in need. As part of the program, the company will provide financial support to KHP. It will…

29 Jul

Sticking up for the underdog

Scholarship recognizes trucking pioneer Ron Singer; helps entrepreneurs

29 Jul

Meritor completes acquisition of AxleTech

TROY, Mich. ̶ U.S. drivetrain supplier Meritor said Monday it has successfully completed its acquisition of AxleTech from The Carlyle Group. The previously announced transaction enhances Meritor’s growth platform with the addition of a complementary product portfolio, the company said. The…

29 Jul

Third-party certification for ELDs a no-brainer, but comes with side-effects

So, electronic logging devices (ELDs) are finally coming to Canada in 2021. A little bit behind our neighbors to the south, but perhaps a blessing in disguise. It will be two years this December since the U.S. ELD mandate was…

29 Jul

Caring for drivers

Study aims to better understand and help truck drivers involved in traumatic incidents on the road

29 Jul

“Significant correction” coming for Class 8 market: ACT

COLUMBUS, Ind. – The Class 8 truck market is on the cusp of a significant correction, according to the latest Transportation Digest from ACT Research. The report also suggests the U.S. economy will decelerate from the 2018 tax cut-boosted growth…

28 Jul

Manitoba driver takes home hardware at SuperRigs show

ALBERT LEA, Minn. – The 37th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs show brought drivers from across North America to small-town Minnesota with hopes of taking home an award in the truck beauty contest, and a Canadian driver did just that. Some…