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September 17, 2020  

Beef and hot tubs to shellfish, cargo theft a growing concern in Canada

$35 million in cargo theft losses were reported to the Insurance Bureau of Canada last year.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 9, 2020  

Mack Trucks to lay off 300 at Pennsylvania assembly plant

Slowing production at Lower Macungie Township plant to cope with reduced demand.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 15, 2019  

Mack Truck workers begin strike at plants in three states

Walkouts in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Florida over wages, job security and pension and health benefits.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 20, 2019  

GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year

Would have to repair more than 6 million trucks and SUVs at a cost of US$1.2 billion.

News Automotive General
June 11, 2019  

Come for the Fun, Stay for the Fleet

FCA Canada Fleet Operations recently held its 2019 Spring Launch Event at Pearson Convention Centre in Toronto, showcasing the Jeep Gladiator and Ram HD.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
November 28, 2018  

Ford shuffling workers to increase production of big SUVs

Several hundred of the workers will be moved to truck and SUV factories where jobs are being added.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 11, 2018  

Parts shortage that hit Ford spreads to more companies

FCA isn’t expecting any large production disruptions at any factories other than Windsor.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 12, 2018  

Auto fuel efficiency makes gains, but falls short of targets

CO2 fuel economy data show 2016 was higher than model year 2015 by only one-tenth of a gallon.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General
November 17, 2017  

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks with new electric semitractor-trailer

Trucks account for nearly a quarter of transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions in the US.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 4, 2017  

Ford plans $14B in cost cuts as part of new CEO Hackett’s strategy

Plan is to reduce material costs by $10 billion by 2022 through new deals with suppliers and simpler designs.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
June 14, 2017  

CN to spend $500M on technology with eye on driverless truck threat

Canada’s largest railway is making the investments to improve operations and stay ahead trucking changes.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General Operations Production Sustainability
April 17, 2017  

Tesla to unveil electric semi-truck in September

A pickup truck offering will follow within two years.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation General
June 8, 2016  

Government support wanted for natural gas fuelled vehicles

Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance sees opportunities for trucks but incentives needed.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production Technology
May 18, 2016  

Startup wants to put self driving big rigs on US highways

Otto, founded by ex-Google engineers, wants to fit trucks with software, sensors, lasers and cameras.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 22, 2016  

Volvo profits down as truck sales fall 7% in North America

But demand for heavy-duty vehicles rose by 23% in Europe.