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  • Firestone Industrial Products names new president

    May 16, 2019 9:46AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.  ― Firestone Industrial Products (FSIP) today announced that Emily Poladian, former director of fleet sales, truck, bus and retread tires (TBR), has been named president, FSIP. Poladian succeeds Craig Schneider, who has been appointed president, diversified products for

  • Accuride names new president and CEO

    May 16, 2019 8:31AM by Sonia Straface

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Accuride today announced that it has appointed Robin Kendrick to serve as its president and CEO. Kendrick joined the Accuride Board of Directors in March 2018 as an independent director and will continue to serve as a

  • Parts for Trucks turns 100, expands into Ontario, Quebec

    May 16, 2019 8:06AM by Truck News

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Parts for Trucks has acquired Malmberg Truck Trailer Equipment located in Ottawa and Gatineau, Que. The deal makes Dartmouth headquartered Parts for Trucks Inc. one of the largest truck and trailer service providers and parts distributors in

  • Manitoulin buys B.C. logistics company

    May 14, 2019 9:23AM by Truck News

    SURREY, B.C. – Manitoulin Transport has purchased Trident Freight Logistics, marking its first logistics acquisition in B.C. The company says the purchase strengthens the national scope of its logistics operations, with five operation centers across Canada. Trident focuses on the

  • FTR provides mid-year economic review

    May 9, 2019 11:47AM by James Menzies

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Industry forecaster FTR’s senior economist Bill Witte takes a slightly dimmer view of the U.S. economy than he did several months ago, but is still projecting 2.5% GDP growth this year. In a webinar to provide an

  • Meritor to acquire AxleTech

    May 8, 2019 8:47AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor announced today that it is set to acquire AxleTech for approximately $175 million in cash, adjusted for changes in working capital at closing and subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. AxleTech’s offerings include a

  • MTO posts proposals to consider smart lift axles, other advancements

    May 8, 2019 8:34AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — MTO has posted a series of proposals to the Regulatory Register to address technological advancements in vehicle equipment and components as well as further harmonizing Ontario’s weights and dimensions regime with neighboring jurisdictions. “OTA has worked in

  • TRP celebrates 25 years in business

    May 8, 2019 7:41AM by Truck News

    RENTON, Wash. –  TRP is celebrating its 25th anniversary this May. “Over the last 25 years, TRP all-makes replacement parts have consistently delivered the value our customers expect,” said Chris Scheel, Paccar Parts senior director of marketing. “TRP products are

  • Kinedyne names new vice-president, sales and marketing

    May 7, 2019 1:45PM by Truck News

    BRANCHBURG, N.J.— Kinedyne announced today that it has appointed Roger Perlstein as its new vice-president, sales and marketing. Perlstein brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing management experience to his new post, much of it in the industrial,

  • Paid The Canadian ELD mandate explained

    May 3, 2019 9:10AM by Sponsored

    If you are a Canadian trucker or own a Canadian trucking company, you must prepare for the upcoming Canadian Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. Canada will roll out the ELD mandate in June of this year, with full implementation set

  • Kriska acquires Champion Express

    May 2, 2019 8:22AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. — Kriska Transportation Group (KTG) announced it has acquired Milton’s Champion Express. Under the terms, Champion will continue to be led by its current management team. “We are excited to bring the Champion Express team of experienced logistics

  • MTA looks for support for its new education council

    May 1, 2019 11:58AM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association’s (MTA) newly-formed education council is searching for members to help steer the effort in the right direction. Supporting the design, development, and implementation of an educational program aimed at making the MTA a

  • Titanium eyes further growth in the U.S.

    May 1, 2019 9:33AM by James Menzies

    Mixed Q1 results reflect changing market dynamics

  • Alberta’s three initiatives to increase road safety

    April 29, 2019 12:28PM by Truck News-West

    KANANASKIS, Alta. – Mandatory entry-level training (MELT) is not the only initiative the Alberta government has implemented to help improve safety on provincial roads. Changes have also been made to Alberta’s driver examiner road test model, as well as its

  • Bosch, Powercell join forces to develop fuel cells

    April 29, 2019 11:16AM by johng@newcom.ca

    STUTTGART, Germany – Bosch is joining forces with Powercell Sweden AB to prepare a polymer-electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell for production – and will ultimately hold the licence to manufacture the technology for the global automotive market. The stack at