Truck World, Canada's national truck show, is held in Toronto on alternating years with Expocam in Montreal. The show is produced by Deutsche Messe and Newcom Media, publishers of Today's Trucking magazine. There were more than 500 exhibitors on hand. Attendance numbers were up on the first two days of the show compared to previous years, reflecting the bouyancy of the Canadian trucking industry. Jim Park was there and has these photos.
Truck orders in the first quarter of 2018 hit the second highest mark in history and mark the best period for orders since 2006, according to ACT Research.
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Volvo’s introduction of the Integral Sleeper, the first North American conventional truck model to offer a modern, streamlined design and a fully integrated sleeper compartment.
Stemco's new TrailerTail Automatic opens and closes automatically to improve driver convenience while eliminating damage risk and ensuring fuel efficiency.
The future of connected trucks lies in integration and reducing the number of entry points into a truck, according to a panel of industry experts speaking on data and “the internet of trucks” at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit in Mississauga, Ontario.