Industry veteran, Pat Lumsden retires

Industry veteran, Pat Lumsden retires

Patrick (Pat) Lumsden, long time Heavy Truck Sales Specialist working at Arrow Truck Sales Toronto branch has retired. In an illustrious and rewarding career which included 40 years in truck sales serving various organizations including the last 16 at Arrow Truck Sales, Pat finally decided to retire in December. Pat who turned 73 recently would […]

Fewer Canadians admit driving after drinking; still room for improvement: Poll

A new poll by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) reveals that fewer Canadian drivers are getting behind the wheel after drinking. Researchers found that both the percentage of drinking drivers who drove after drinking any amount of alcohol and of drinking drivers who drove when they thought they were over the legal limit dropped […]

Mack Selects JOST International to Supply American-Made Fifth Wheels

Mack Selects JOST International to Supply American-Made Fifth Wheels

Mack has announced that JOST International, a global manufacturer of fifth wheels, landing gears and kingpins, will supply fifth wheel coupling devices as a standard feature on MACK Pinnacle, Titan by Mack and MACK Granite model trucks. Manufactured in Greeneville, Tenn., JOST fifth wheels have been a value-added option for Mack dealers and customers for […]

Volvo Trucks Earns 2014 Greenhouse Gas Certification for Entire Class 8 Vehicle Lineup

Volvo Trucks Earns 2014 Greenhouse Gas Certification for Entire Class 8 Vehicle Lineup

Volvo Trucks has announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have awarded all model year 2014 Volvo vehicles certificates of conformance under the first-ever greenhouse gas regulations for heavy trucks. “Volvo is committed to leadership in fuel efficiency, and to reducing the carbon footprint of our operations […]

Heavy-Duty Truck Powered by Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Now Available for Short-Term Rental

Heavy-Duty Truck Powered by Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Now Available for Short-Term Rental

A first in Canada: Heavy-Duty Truck Powered by Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Now Available for Short-Term Rental Excellence Peterbilt has placed Canada’s first heavy-duty rental truck powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) into service, according to Nicole Lussier, president of Excellence Peterbilt. “In collaboration with our partners, Peterbilt Motors, PacLease, Gaz Metro Transport Solutions and […]

Luber-finer Launches Heavy-Duty TRT Oil Filter Line & Value Calculator

Luber-finer oil filters has announced the launch of its new line of Heavy-Duty Time Release Technology (TRT) Oil Filters. Designed to go beyond filtration, Luber-finer TRT oil filters provide users with an oil management system that helps maintain oil quality and reduce maintenance costs associated with oil-change intervals. Design changes in emission-controlled, heavy-duty diesel engines […]

Ritchie Bros. sells more than CA$1 billion of equipment at Canadian auctions in 2012

Ritchie Bros. sells more than CA$1 billion of equipment at Canadian auctions in 2012

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, has sold more than CA$1 billion of equipment and trucks in its Canadian auctions to date in 2012—the first time the Company has achieved this mark in Canada in a single year in its 54-year history. The new record was set at Ritchie Bros.’ unreserved public auction […]

ATTSA Toronto organises Annual Charity & Fun Nite

ATTSA Toronto organises Annual Charity & Fun Nite

The Toronto Chapter of the Automotive Transportation Service Superintendents Association (ATSSA) held its annual Charity & Fun Nite on December 13th. The evening was hosted by Diesel Truck Centre, Emergency Road Services, Evans Waterless Coolant, Fort Garry Industries, Harper Truck Centres, Kal Tire, Peterbilt Canada, Quality Collision, Tallman Truck Centre, Texis Exhaust and Traction Ontario. […]

SelecTrucks enhances its 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance and Warranty Coverages for Used Trucks

SelecTrucks enhances its 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance and Warranty Coverages for Used Trucks

SelecTrucks has announced the addition of key enhancements to its industry leading 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance and Select Limited Warranty for used Freightliner and Western Star trucks. These enhancements give truck owners greater options for protecting their investment, which keeps them moving down the road and profitable. The new enhancements include: -The addition of Diesel Particulate […]

Beyond the Border Report Shows Plan Moving in Right Direction

Beyond the Border Report Shows Plan Moving in Right Direction

The Canadian Trucking Alliance has welcomed the federal government’s Beyond the Border Action Plan Implementation Report and anticipates more progress to be made in 2013. Since the binational Border Action Plan was announced a year ago by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and US President Barack Obama, governments on both sides of the border, as well […]