2018 General Motors/International Medium-Duty Class 5 Truck

As we’ve reported before, General Motors and Navistar are collaborating on an upcoming medium-duty conventional truck to compete with Ford’s F-650 and F-750, and we finally have an idea what such a vehicle will look like. Replacing the Chevrolet Kodiak, GMC TopKick, and International TerraStar, the truck looks to adopt the styling cues of each. […]

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International launches CV Series – Truck News

CHICAGO, Ill. – International is back in the Class 4/5 segment, with the new CV Series it co-designed with GM. The company unveiled the new model during an event attended by about 500 customers, dealers and media here Nov. 7. It believes customers will benefit from International’s expansive, commercial vehicle-focused dealer network. Moving from start-up […]

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel!

After some speculation, we’ve been able to confirm that Chevrolet is testing a diesel version of the upcoming 2019 Silverado 1500. If such a vehicle makes it to production, it’ll likely square off with other light-duty diesels such as the Ford F-150 Powerstroke and the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel (if that vehicle is recertified by the […]

Greenlots to partner with Volvo Trucks on charging infrastructure for electric trucks

LOS ANGELES, Calif.— Greenlots today announced it will collaborate with Volvo Trucks to deploy charging infrastructure for electric trucks operating out of warehouses in Southern California. This marks the first heavy-duty fleet-charging project stemming from a significant public-private partnership with the California Air Resources Board (CARB). CARB awarded $44.8 million to the South Coast Air […]

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CITT names winner of 2018 Award of Excellence

VANCOUVER, B.C. – CITT has announced that Beverly Jones, CCLP, has been awarded its prestigious annual CITT Award of Excellence for 2018. The award is reserved for a CITT-Certified Logistics Professional designation holder who has demonstrated career-long excellence and leadership in supply chain logistics, as well as notable involvement in CITT. “I’m incredibly honored to […]

Applications open for 6th annual Top Fleet Employers program

OTTAWA, Ont. — Applications are now open for Trucking HR Canada’s 6th annual Top Fleet Employers program, which recognizes fleets who demonstrate a commitment to going above and beyond in their human resources practices. Applications and online submissions will be accepted here until close of business on January 18, 2019.  The Top Fleet Employers program […]

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Manitoulin acquires Express Havre St-Pierre

TORONTO, Ont. — Manitoulin Transport has acquired Express Havre St-Pierre (EHSP) of Quebec. The acquisition builds out Manitoulin’s coverage in Central and Eastern Quebec, particularly in the province’s rural areas, the company said in a release. Express Havre St-Pierre provides truckload (TL) and less-than-truckload (LTL), dangerous goods, temperature controlled, and white glove services, for a […]

Dalton is hailed a cab: Part 1

Mark was heading east through Ontario, coming to the end of a longhaul run that had taken him from Vancouver, to Calgary, to Regina, and then Winnipeg. Northern Ontario had passed him by in what seemed like no time at all and now he was on his way to Toronto. Being so close to the […]

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Class 8 orders continue to climb in October

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Class 8 orders are strong once again. Both FTR and ACT Research reported orders for October surpassing 43,000 units for  the eighth month in a row.  October 2018 orders were the 10th best ever; 2% above a strong September and 19% better than a year ago. Fleets continue to order a record number of trucks […]

Nikola launches new truck for European market

PHOENIX, Ari. — Nikola Motor Company has recently launched a hydrogen-electric truck for European markets. Reservations for the Nikola TRE (meaning “Three” in Norwegian) are now open at www.nikolamotor.com. Guests at the April 16-17 Nikola World in Phoenix will be able to view a prototype display of the Nikola TRE, along with other new zero-emission […]