Daimler Truck’s brand Rizon launches all-electric truck at Truck World

Daimler Truck’s brand Rizon launches all-electric truck at Truck World

Rizon, Daimler Truck’s newest brand has announced the Canadian launch of its battery-electric Class 4-5 trucks. The brand was presented in Canada for the first time at the Truck World Show in Toronto and will be available to Canadian customers for the first time with preorders set to begin in June 2024. Rizon trucks first […]

Volvo VNL now available for order at dealers across North America

Volvo VNL now available for order at dealers across North America

Sales have officially started for the all-new Volvo VNL, a truck designed to change everything and set the new standard for the North American trucking industry in fuel efficiency, safety, sustainability, driver productivity, connectivity, and customer uptime, bringing unprecedented customer value to fleets and owner operators. Since the announcement of the all-new Volvo VNL in January, dealerships have been […]

Ontario expanding GO Train service across the Greater Toronto Area

Ontario expanding GO Train service across the Greater Toronto Area

The Ontario government is moving ahead with the largest GO train service expansion in more than a decade, adding more than 300 trips per week on the Milton, Lakeshore West, Lakeshore East, Kitchener and Stouffville lines. The 15 per cent increase in weekly trips will give commuters more choice to get where they need to […]

OPP offers tips to enhance safety on Ontario roads and waterways during solar eclipse

OPP offers tips to enhance safety on Ontario roads and waterways during solar eclipse

With the possible migration of people heading out on roads and waterways on April 8, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is encouraging residents and tourists to make road and boat safety a top priority when travelling to take part in solar eclipse events.   Drivers travelling to attend solar eclipse events should be prepared for delays […]

Four suspects charged and vehicles recovered following a carjacking in Markham

Four suspects charged and vehicles recovered following a carjacking in Markham

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit have charged four people after two stolen vehicles were recovered following a carjacking in the City of Markham. On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at 5 p.m., a carjacking occurred along the westbound lanes of Highway 407 at Woodbine Avenue. A suspect attended a Mercedes Benz dealership in […]

Pride Group files for bankruptcy protection, faces $100M lawsuit

Pride Group files for bankruptcy protection, faces $100M lawsuit

Pride Group, one of the country’s major trucking carriers, has sought bankruptcy protection following a $100 million lawsuit filed by lender Mitsubishi HC Capital America. The company filed for creditor protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA), granting it a 10-day stay of proceedings. In a news release, Pride Group explained that this step […]

Ontario extending gas tax cut until end of 2024

Ontario extending gas tax cut until end of 2024

The Ontario government is introducing proposed legislation through its spring 2024 Budget that would, if passed, extend the existing gasoline and fuel tax rate cuts until December 31, 2024. “With the federal government about to increase its costly carbon tax, it’s never been more important to provide relief at the pumps and put hundreds of […]

OTA launches mentorship & empowerment program for women in trucking sector

OTA launches mentorship & empowerment program for women in trucking sector

The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has introduced its new Taking the Stage leadership and mentorship program for women within the trucking industry. The program is designed as a platform to allow women to connect and engage and continue developing leadership skills while simultaneously strengthening the future leadership of our sector. This program is custom designed and facilitated […]

Caledon OPP investigating attempted carjacking

Caledon OPP investigating attempted carjacking

Members of the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating an attempted carjacking. On March 16, 2024, shortly after 10:00 a.m., officers from the Caledon Detachment responded to a report of an assault on Airport Road, at Mayfield Road, in the Town of Caledon. The investigation revealed an individual approached the victim […]

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