Category: TRUCK VIDEOS

5 Dec by admin

U.S. midterms could resurrect pipeline drama

With the U.S. midterms completed, it now means we’re at the halfway point in this political three-ring circus. The clown costumes may have changed, but they’re still clowns, and clowns can be scary. With the Democrats now in control of the House, it makes me wonder how anything that can’t be vetoed by a Trump […]
5 Dec by admin

Road tour – Truck News

EDMONTON, Alta. — There was a lot of buzz around Kenworth Trucks’ new W990 following its unveiling in Las Vegas this past September, and not everyone was thrilled with the traditional look. For some, seeing the truck in person makes all the difference, and that was the goal of Kenworth’s road tour, which made a stop […]
5 Dec by admin

Registration open now for 2019 Women with Drive Leadership Summit

OTTAWA, Ont. — Registration for Trucking HR Canada’s 2019 Women with Drive Leadership Summit has officially opened. The fifth annual event will be held March 7, 2019 at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre. In celebration of its fifth year, Trucking HR Canada is offering a special ‘Anniversary Rate’ for a limited time. […]
5 Dec by admin

NACV Show is growing, coming to Atlanta October 28-31

ATLANTA, Ga. — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) is growing. The biennial B2B trucking industry trade show that focuses on the needs of fleet owners, managers and decision makers, announced today that all of the major Class 8 truck manufacturers will return to the NACV Show 2019. Industry leaders returning to display […]
5 Dec by admin

Class 8 orders slide as OEMs’ 2019 order boards fill up

Class 8 orders fell sharply in November, to 27,500 units, marking the end of five consecutive months exceeding 40,000 units, according to preliminary data from FTR. November marked the lowest total this year, and the weakest month since September 2017. But FTR says the drop was expected, as OEMs have nearly filled their order boards […]
3 Dec by admin

For Mexican fleet, Canada and U.S. represent opportunity and challenges

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – The demise of NAFTA was a worrying experience for Fernando Paez, owner and CEO of Olympic Transport, which has built a successful business out of trucking from Mexico to the U.S. and Canada. But he’s optimistic a new trade deal will be ratified and will keep in tact cross-border business opportunities. […]
3 Dec by admin

Registration for Nikola World opens today

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Nikola World will take over the WestWorld complex in Scottsdale, Arizona for two days on April 16-17, 2019. The event is said to be one to remember with product unveilings, interactive experiences, live music, food and drinks, and more. Nikola customers, investors, suppliers and media are invited to participate in the private […]
3 Dec by admin

TTC holds AGM, elects executive committee for 2019

Toronto, Ont. – The Toronto Transportation Club held its Annual General Meeting at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre last week and voted on its executive committee for 2019. The executive committee for 2019 is as follows: Mike Fontaine – general ganager C.H. Robinson (Canada) LTD – will become the past president, and remain on the […]
2 Dec by admin

Dalton is hailed a cab: Part 2

The story so far After returning from a long haul to the west coast, Mark Dalton’s dispatcher Bud asks him for a favor. He reluctantly agrees to do some local work… • The next day, Mark showed up at the Intra-City Truck Lines truck yard looking forward to doing something different for the next few […]
2 Dec by admin

SM Freight goes the extra mile

BLENHEIM, Ont. — If there’s one thing Steve Hibbert believes in, it’s treating his employees and customers like gold. SM Freight was founded at the turn of the millennium by a local Blenheim, Ont., resident. By 2007, he sold the company consisting of close to 30 trucks to Hibbert. “When we purchased it, it was just […]