October 14, 2016
He stood at an open pipe at the tanker and held his hand in front of it, checking air as it flowed inside. During product loading, vapor-laden air is drawn out of the tanker to keep it from bursting.
Tags: Biodiesel, Environmental Protection Agency, Trailers, Biofuels, Tankers
Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Friday, October 14, 2016 9:59 AM | » Comments(0)
October 17, 2015
FlowBelow Aero Inc., the manufacturer of fairings and wheel covers that control air movement around a road tractor’s drive wheels, is now selling a version for tractors that pull flatbed and tank trailers.
Tags: Trailers, Tankers, Flatbed Trailers, ATA MC&E
Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Saturday, October 17, 2015 7:42 PM | » Comments(0)
September 9, 2015
Stainless steel tanker trailers look smooth enough to easily slip through the air, but they have characteristics that cause drag. One fleet has turned to an aero system for the tractor tandems to help smooth the air flow over the trailer.
Tags: Fuel Economy, Aerodynamics, Tankers, FlowBelow, Trailers
Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Wednesday, September 9, 2015 5:00 PM | » Comments(0)
March 24, 2015
Refiners are buying trucks to fetch more desirable crude oil than what they’re getting through pipelines.
Tags: Oil, Trailers, FTR, Tankers
Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:48 AM | » Comments(0)
December 23, 2014
Since 1964 Hess has sold Toy Trucks in the weeks leading up to Christmas, so this year is the 50th anniversary of the tradition. Since Hess is closing its filling stations in a few months the 2014 truck will be the last that can be bought in person.
Tags: Trailers, Tankers, Toy Trucks
Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Tuesday, December 23, 2014 1:00 AM | » Comments(0)
May 27, 2014
Freight growth gives fleets confidence to buy, while low cancellations push backlogs to six months. Tankers are also up strongly, but lack of a highway bill could upset dump-trailer business.
Tags: Trailers, Freight, Tankers, Trailer Sales, ACT Research
Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)
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