TORONTO, Ont. -- Truck drivers always appreciate big truck engines. But is the bigger power and torque a necessity? Sometimes the answer is yes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Volvo Trucks North America has announced it will commercialize an electric version of the VNR regional tractor by 2020, with the first test units to be on the road as early as next year.
TORONTO, Ont. -- All the power in the world won't get you anywhere if your transmission can't manage it properly. Heavier loads present some unique spec'ing challenges.
MONTREAL, Que. -- No matter where milk is hauled, questions are being raised about the future of the supply management model that governs how much dairy is produced and processed in Canada. Any changes would have a direct impact on truck shipments between farms and processors.
KAMLOOPS, B.C. -- Bad weather has been known to wreak havoc on B.C. Coquihalla Highway’s Snowshed Hill, but the province hopes to keep traffic flowing with the help of a pilot project than bans hill-climbing trucks from the left lane between Box Canyon and Zopkios. And that’s only one change among a series of recent measures to improve highway safety throughout B.C.’s mountainous interior.