Volvo Manitoba

Why you need to check your rental car carefully for damage

Whether you are renting a car, RV, van, or truck, you need to fully inspect the vehicle for damages before driving it off the lot. Most of the time, the dealership or car rental company has a detailed list of all scrapes and dents each vehicle has. However, a few smaller dents or scratches could […]

Renting a Truck? Remember These Winter Driving Tips

If you are renting one of our trucks, we are aware you may be coming in from out of town. If you didn’t know, winters in Manitoba can be fierce and unruly! At the time we are writing this, it’s currently -22C in Winnipeg with a risk of snow in a few days. If you […]

ELD Update – Rental Trucks

There has just been another update to the new ELD rules coming out.  Drivers using a rental truck for a period of 8 days or less will not be subjected to the new ELD rules.  The article found in the link below gives an explanation of the new exemption for rental vehicles.

NAFTA Negotiations And The Trucking Industry

If you have been following the news over the last few months, you are probably aware that the NAFTA deal is up for renegotiation this year.  This agreement can greatly affect the trucking industry as it controls the import/export deals between the North American countries.  If there are less import/export deals, that could mean less […]

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

With the amount of work drivers are faced with in a day, and the amount of miles that need to be put on, often times drivers try to multitask while driving, which includes emails, texting, phone calls and even eating.  Trying to perform any task other than driving, even for a second, can take your […]

Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) Are Coming

Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) are coming, and whether or not you agree with them, if you want to stay on the road you’ll need to figure out what device is best suited for you.  There are still plenty of questions surrounding ELDs and there will probably be more still once the deadline is past.  The […]

Seven tips for financing your rig

We’ve seen a rise in some scary financing deal stories coming through the dealership. We want to make sure our customers have the correct facts to make a smart decision on financing. This article is from the current issue of Truck news , please read and let’s have a discussion :). Please call Carlos Reis our […]

Spec’ing the right Battery

Hey! We’re back…. we abandoned our blog posts for awhile and now are getting right back into it…… Spec’ing the right battery isn’t the easiest thing as companies try to confuse you into buying their product through good marketing. First off you must know the type of battery your looking for or what job you […]

First VNX Sold ! Take a look at this beauty

We ordered and sold our first VNX , this truck is beautiful with a Factory Aluminum Magnum Bumper, heavy front and rear axles. This truck will ensure the load gets delivered reagrdless of the terrain ahead. Please let us know what you think.

Select Parts Store – Heavy Duty Online parts store …… the Future is now

We have been selling parts online for a few years now with great success for both us and our customers. We’ve received great feedback from our customers and they love the fact they can place orders and check stock regardless if we are open or closed.  If you’ve ever used any online ordering platform such as ebay or […]