national truck show, Truck World 2004, opens its doors April 22-24 at the
International Centre at 6900 Airport Road in Toronto.
by the Ontario Trucking Association and the Canadian Trucking Alliance,
Truck World features the latest in product design, technology, specialty
equipment, support materials and services for the trucking industry. All
major original equipment manufacturers will exhibit at Truck World, including
Eaton, Freightliner, Hino, General Motors, Mack, International, Volvo,
Thermo King, Mitsubishi Fuso, Sterling, Trailmobile, Peterbilt, Western
Star, Cummins, Kenworth, Manac, Detroit Diesel and Caterpillar.
kicks off at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, April 22, with a VIP Breakfast featuring
Patrick E. Quinn, co-chairman and co-founder, with Max Fuller, both of
U.S. Xpress Enterprises.
be a truck show without the show trucks. The National Truck Beauty Competition
will be held in Hall 5, where Canada’s most beautiful and powerful trucks
will compete for coveted prizes and trophies. The National Truck Beauty
Competition is presented by highwaySTAR magazine and sponsored by Peterbilt,
Dieter’s, Bridgestone Firestone and Cancom Tracking.
Hall 5 will be a series of free seminars exploring topics such as hours
of service, how to buy a used truck, truck cosmetics, cross border issues
and more. For the complete seminar schedule, visit www.truckworld.ca.
4, the Ontario Trucking Association’s Road Sharing Exhibit will be hosted
by the OTA Road Knights Team. The display features a tractor-trailer with
cars parked in its blind spots. Visitors can climb behind the wheel for
a truck driver’s perspective of what the trucker can and cannot see.
is held in Toronto and is owned by Truck World Show Corp., a wholly owned
subsidiary of New Communications Group Inc. For more information, visit www.truckworld.ca.
at the door is $15. Children under 12 accompanied by an adult will be admitted
free. Online registration is closed. Parking is free.