31 Jul

Ontario to crack down on emissions system tampering

TORONTO, Ont. – Truckers who have tampered with their emissions system could have their plates seized in Ontario, no matter where their truck is domiciled. That’s due to changes made by the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP), which…

30 Jul

NACFE urges fleets to invest in idle-reduction technologies

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The organization dedicated to improving freight efficiency in North America is urging fleets to invest in idle-reduction technologies to attract and retain drivers. The recommendation was contained in the latest Confidence Report, released Tuesday by the…

18 Jul

Volvo Group, Samsung SDI to develop batteries for electric trucks

GOTHENBERG, Sweden – The Volvo Group and South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for the Swedish company’s electric trucks, it was announced Thursday. Under the deal, Samsung SDI will provide…

16 Jul

A million impressions

Truck and trailer graphics offer an effective marketing medium

15 Jul

Vision, Enbridge team up to promote CNG trucks

TORONTO, Ont. – Vision Truck Group and Enbridge Gas are teaming up to rent natural gas vehicles, offering businesses a chance to test drive the technology without shouldering the premium purchase cost. The equipment will be available for the same…

11 Jul

Why all the hate for Canadian crude?

I spent two weeks out of the country only to return to the same gunfight at the OK Corral, but things are far from OK, in fact they seem worse. Sure, the term gunfight is a political metaphor, but the…

08 Jul

New Wabco unit to focus on improving efficiencies

BERN, Switzerland – Wabco Holdings has established a new fleet solutions division, which will focus on improving safety and environmental efficiencies, the company announced Monday. The unit will combine both advanced digital solutions and best-in-class services under one roof, it…

02 Jul

Shunt trucks: Fuel of the future

While the technology is in its infancy, electric shunt trucks are gaining traction

25 Jun

Purolator to build $330-million ‘super hub’ in Toronto

TORONTO, Ont. – Purolator will build what it calls a national “super hub” in Toronto as part of a five-year, $1-billion investment plan announced on Tuesday. The $330-million, 430,000-sq-ft hub will be built on 60-acres, and will open in 2021,…

04 Jun

New USMCA deal favors U.S. with Canadian oil

Think before you speak and read it before you sign it. These will be my words of advice to the thundering herd of currently employed and pensioned politicians as they scamper back to their ridings waving their… “remember me?” signs!…