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Ministers discuss ELDs, systems to protect "vulnerable" road users
Wednesday September 28, 2016 3:43 PM
TORONTO, ON – Canada’s transportations met in Toronto today, discussing a broad array of initiatives such as the mandating of Electronic Logging Devices and the need to study truck-mounted...
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Eberspaecher Group buys big stake in Cdn. battery company
Wednesday September 28, 2016 11:11 AM
CONCORD, ON — The Eberspaecher Group is expanding its electronics portfolio by purchasing an 80% majority stake in Canadian company Vecture Inc., known for its battery management products.
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Two-truck platoons would boost fuel economy: report
Wednesday September 28, 2016 9:40 AM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Technology that allows two trucks to travel in tight platoons promises to improve fuel economy, a report by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and the...
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HOT TOPICQuebec coroner calls for more training for truck drivers
Tuesday September 27, 2016 3:22 PM
MONTREAL, QC — A new report from the Quebec Coroner’s Office calls for increased heavy-duty truck driver training after investigating the death of driver Yann Turnbull-Charbonneau, 31, who...
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Mack TV spot "The Horn" wins four Telly Awards
Tuesday September 27, 2016 1:32 PM
GREENSBORO, NC — Mack Trucks has received four awards from the 37th annual Telly Awards for its commercial entitled “The Horn”, a short sentimental journey tracing one man’s connection to...
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Senate committee studying connectivity visits Alberta
Tuesday September 27, 2016 10:13 AM
OTTAWA, ON — Members of Canada’s Senate Committee on Transport and Communications got a firsthand look last week at how connected technology will change the way Canadians drive in the not-...
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New Brunswick funds APTA to solve trucking labor shortage
Tuesday September 27, 2016 9:44 AM
MIRAMICHI, NB — New Brunswick is giving up to $200,000 to the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association to fund an investigative committee tasked with finding solutions to the trucking...
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Peterbilt's Winnipeg facility earns excellence award
Monday September 26, 2016 5:08 PM
WINNIPEG, MB — Peterbilt Manitoba’s Winnipeg facility has been awarded the company’s Canada Region First Class Service Excellence Award for 2016.
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