Today's Trucking

Toyota unveils hydrogen-electric prototype

July 31, 2018 by John Smith

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Toyota has unveiled its latest prototype of a hydrogen fuel cell electric Class 8 truck in an initiative known as Project Portal, offering media a glimpse during a briefing on July 30. The second iteration of […]


Cameras catch reactions to new Volvo VNR

April 12, 2017 by John Smith

GREENSBORO, NC – Volvo Trucks North America is showing how people are reacting to sneak peeks at its new VNR regional hauler, which will be officially unveiled on April 20 during the Expocam truck show in Montreal.


Mack testing zero-emission drayage trucks

May 21, 2016 by John Smith

GREENSBORO, NC – Mack is testing Class 8 drayage trucks capable of producing zero emissions as part of a California-based project looking to reduce air pollution at “freight-intensive” locations. And the work will receive funding through a $23.6-million grant from the state, it was announced during the recent Advanced Clean Technology (ACT) Expo.


Study Looks at Montreal Drayage Drivers, Communication

October 14, 2015 by sehui

MONTREAL, QC – A study that is reportedly the first of its kind offers a profile of Montreal drayage drivers and examines communication technologies currently used by them and drayage trucking companies in the region.

It’s a collaboration between the Asia Pacific Gateway Skills Table, a non-profit, regional partnership between labor, business and education/training institutions, and the Montreal Port Authority.

According to the study, many drivers and employers already use smartphones to share and obtain traffic information. It also found that drivers actively using newer technology will increase and a significant percentage of drivers would prefer to use newer technologies to receive their information.


Vancouver Port Approves 68 Truckers; Hundreds Protest in Response

February 2, 2015 by Peter Carter

VANCOUVER — Port Metro Vancouver has just announced which 68 trucking companies have been approved to service the facility and, as expected, the ones who didn’t make the cut are peeved.
They held a demonstration at Surrey’s Holland Park Saturday.


Senate agrees with harmonized trucking regs, new technology incentives.

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — A senate committee on transportation is recommending that the federal government approve several crucial trucking initiatives urged on by the industry.