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    Walmart Canada triples Tesla Semi order

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Walmart Canada is more than tripling its initial order for Tesla Semis, as the retailer looks to convert 20% of its fleet to electric vehicles by 2022. The 130 trucks represents the largest known order for the yet-built Tesla units in Canada, and is one of the largest reservations for battery-electric commercial trucks overall. Elon Musk first unveiled prototypes of the Tesla Semi in 2017. (Photo: Tesla) Walmart Canada’s day cab fleet returns to the dock every night, and comfortably operates within the Tesla Semi’s promised operating range and gross vehicle weights, says Francis Lalonde, Walmart Canada’s vice-president – transportation. “We’re way, way, way south of the…

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    Registration opens for TCA conference

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – The next annual Bridging Border Barriers conference will be held virtually Nov. 19, its organizer announced Wednesday. The Truckload Carriers Association said the conference will cover key issues affecting the trucking industry on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border. The event will bring industry executives, key association leaders and regulators together, it said. Registration is available at no charge. Click here to reserve your seat, or to learn more about Bridging Border Barriers. Software transportes 3000