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 opens new commercial vehicle inspection station near Thunder Bay

Ontario opens new commercial vehicle inspection station near Thunder Bay

The Ontario government has announced opening of a new commercial vehicle inspection station on Highway 11/17 near Thunder Bay. Located in Shuniah, the $30 million state-of-the-art facility is part of the province’s plan to improve road safety and deliver faster and better transit infrastructure in the North. “Under the leadership of Premier Ford, our government […]

Peterbilt introduces new 72-inch sleeper for Model 589

Peterbilt introduces new 72-inch sleeper for Model 589

Peterbilt has announced the introduction of a new 72-inch low roof sleeper for the Model 589. The new sleeper provides customers with sleek, long and lean styling along with premium amenities for enhanced comfort, efficiency and overall driver appeal. “The new Model 589 72-inch low roof sleeper is the perfect platform for customers that require […]

Mack begins production of Mack MD Electric, customers begin receiving delivery

Mack begins production of Mack MD Electric, customers begin receiving delivery

Mack Trucks recently began production of its second battery-electric vehicle (BEV), the Mack MD Electric, and delivered units to several customers, who are using the truck in a variety of applications. Mack delivered the Mack MD Electric to ABF Freight, DC Logistics, Mission Linen and Pronto Freight Ways to begin operations and testing. Mack made the […]

10th Annual Women with Drive Leadership Summit wraps up in Toronto

10th Annual Women with Drive Leadership Summit wraps up in Toronto

The 2024 Women with Drive Leadership Summit held on March 7th in Toronto brought together close to 350 attendees, experts, and honoured guests to share, learn, and connect. This year’s theme Driving a Decade of Change celebrated the profound impact of Women with Drive and the progress of trucking and logistics employers in supporting women’s professional goals. […]

NACFE releases report on SuperTruck 2

NACFE releases report on SuperTruck 2

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) has released a new thought leadership report, SuperTruck 2: Empowering Future Trucking. The report focuses on lessons learned from the SuperTruck 2 program. It documents the significant technologies investigated, developed and demonstrated by the SuperTruck 2 teams, and the potential for these technologies to influence future production […]

Latest innovation, trends and advancements at the 2024 Canadian International AutoShow

Latest innovation, trends and advancements at the 2024 Canadian International AutoShow

With 45 automotive brands featured across 650,000 square feet at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the 2024 Canadian International AutoShow it the place to see the latest innovations, trends and advancements in the automotive world. More than 30 vehicles at the AutoShow will be seen for the first time in Canada — with several making their […]

Ontario announces better transit for Peel and Milton

Ontario announces better transit for Peel and Milton

Ontario’s premier Doug Ford has confirmed the government’s plan to extend the Hazel McCallion Light Rail Transit (LRT) by building the Mississauga loop and bringing the line into downtown Brampton. Premier Ford speaking at the Mississauga Board of Trade event also confirmed the Ontario government’s support to enhance GO train service along the Milton line […]

Government of Canada hosts National Summit on Combatting Auto Theft

Government of Canada hosts National Summit on Combatting Auto Theft

The federal government convened provincial, territorial and municipal government officials, industry leaders and law enforcement representatives from across the country at the National Summit on Combatting Auto Theft held in Ottawa. Discussions held at the Summit focused on finding solutions to the growing challenge of auto theft in Canada. Auto theft is impacting thousands of […]

Volvo Trucks improves powertrain offering with new Volvo VNL

Volvo Trucks improves powertrain offering with new Volvo VNL

With the announcement of the all-new Volvo VNL, Volvo Trucks North America has extended its fuel efficiency by enhancing the dependable Volvo D13 engine and I-Shift transmission. Design enhancements to the D13 engine include a new wave piston with a shorter piston height, as well as a longer connecting rod; smaller injector needle control valves; a variable vane oil pump; and […]

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