Category: TRUCKS

Trucker Path teams up with Goodyear on roadside assistance

(PRNewsfoto/Trucker Path) PHOENIX, Ariz. – Trucker Path users will soon have direct access to roadside service in the U.S. thanks to a new partnership. The popular app is partnering with Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Center (CTSC) locations to offer support to drivers that have a tire-related issue on the road. The app will now feature…



2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty in F-250 and F-450 Form

Ford will comprehensively update the 2020 F-Series Super Duty to match incoming competition from the all-new Chevrolet Silverado HD and Ram Heavy Duty. Mirroring many of the updates made to the 2018 Ford F-150, expect the new Super Duty to receive altered exterior styling and new powertrains to keep the big truck relevant. The Super…



Truck-Lite shakes up executive team

FALCONER, N.Y. — Truck-Lite Co. announced three executive promotions and the addition of one new position within its organization this week. Mark Bara is the new executive vice president of sales and marketing; Laurie Beegle is now president of Davco Technology; Paul Sniegocki is executive vice-president of engineering and chief technology officer; and Doug Wolma…



U.S. inspectors to focus on underride guards

GREENBELT, Md. – Roadside inspectors in the U.S. will be taking a close look at rear underride guards during selected days between Aug. 27-31, as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) looks to gather related data. Last year, U.S. senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Marco Rubio introduced the Stop Underrides Act of 2017, and have asked…



Many options with SingleViu gauges

Continental has unveiled a new line of round instruments for use in on-highway and off-highway applications. The VDO SingleViu instrument series features a dual input for digital CAN bus signals as well as analog signals. It comes in 74 variations for original equipment, retrofit or service replacement. There are 2-1/16-inch gauges for temperature, fuel, pressure,…



Local truck show all about helping the community

CACHE CREEK, B.C. – In a small town in the interior of B.C. a local truck show has been running for eight years now and has become a valuable part of the community of Cache Creek. Scott McKenzie organizes the Cache Creek Working Truck Show, but not because he or his family are in the…



Atmore weigh station one of the most advanced in Canada

ATMORE, Alta. – A new Alberta weigh station is setting the bar when it comes to technology. At the top of its class in Canada, you’d have to travel south of the border to find a commercial truck weigh station comparable to the Atmore location, which opened a year ago this September to the tune…



Mullen reports record trucking/logistics revenue

OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group reported record revenue for its trucking/logistics segment in the second quarter, up 19.8% year-over-year to $219.4 million. Its total revenue was $295.7 million, an increase of 8.1%, but its oilfield services revenue was down $14.1 million. Net income was $13.9 million Murray Mullen, chairman and chief executive officer, said the…



PeopleNet unveils new fixed-mount display

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – A new display unit from PeopleNet is boasting rugged features and access to third-party applications through the Android platform. The PeopleNet Display.5 (PD.5) gives customers the option to implement what zthe company is calling a ruggedized display designed specifically for commercial vehicle use. The option is electronic logging device (ELD) compliant and…



TransCore annual conference and golf tournament a hole-in-one

ETOBICOKE, Ont. — The 20th annual TransCore Link Logistics conference and charity golf tournament was a hole-in-one according to organizers. The sun was shining as members of the transportation industry came out to raise money for Kids Help Phone and other Canadian children’s charities.  The event, held on July 16 in Etobicoke at Markland Wood…