Abdul Latheef

Andrew Card joins Hyliion board

AUSTIN, Texas – Former White House chief of staff Andrew Card is joining the board of Hyliion Inc., which offers electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 commercial vehicles.Card’s appointment follows Hyliion’s decision to merge with Tortoise Acqui…

Used truck market rebounds

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Covid-19 had created what a veteran salesman called “a fear factor” in the used truck market, but recent developments indicate a recovery is well underway.“The outbreak had almost overnight created an environment in which the only c…

Truck arrivals continue to drop

OTTAWA, Ont. – The number of truck drivers entering the country dropped 7% to 102,985 during the week of July 27 – Aug. 2, from 110,324 the same week last year, the Canada Border Services Agency said Wednesday.It is the fourth consecutive drop since tr…

OPP: Don’t veer for deer

NORFOLK COUNTY, Ont. – The Norfolk County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is urging truck drivers and other motorists not to veer for animals. The call came just days after a truck ended up in a ditch as it swerved to avoid a dee…

Truck arrivals remain steady

OTTAWA, Ont. – The number of truck drivers entering the country dropped 6% to 105,163 during the week of July 20-26 from 111,970 the same week last year, the Canada Border Services Agency said Tuesday.In the previous week, truck arrivals had also dropp…

How to drive out empty miles

It’s been the scourge of trucking for decades, chipping away at carrier revenues.Yet, many fleets don’t have reliable data on how bad the problem of empty miles is. Nor do many of them have a clear understanding on how to tackle it.
Until recently, emp…