July 20, 2016 - Industry News
A high number of dry van trailer order cancellations caused the trailer market to perform below expectations in June, as U.S. net trailer orders fell 10% from the month before and 56% compared to June 2015.
Tags: Trailers, Dry Vans, FTR, Trailer Orders
July 19, 2016 - Industry News
Great Western Leasing and Sales has acquired the Oregon-based new and used trailer dealership Pacific Truck & Trailer.
Tags: Trailers, Dealers, Flatbed Trailers, Repair Shops
July 18, 2016 - Product News
The truckload carrier U.S. Xpress is equipping 1,800 of its new Wabash National and Hyundai Translead trailers with SAF ULX40 Slider Suspension Axle Systems, complete with P89 air disc brakes.
Tags: Trailers, U.S. Xpress, Landing Gear, SAF Holland, Air Disc Brakes
June 28, 2016 - Industry News
Stoughton Trailers announced that affiliate company Stoughton Lease will sell new Stoughton Trailers through its branch locations in Purcell, Okla., and White Pine, Tenn.
Tags: Trailers, Dealers, Stoughton Trailers
June 24, 2016 - Industry News
Trailer orders fell nearly 14% month over month in May, coming close to earlier projections for a seasonal slowdown.
Tags: Economy, Trailers, ACT Research, Freight, Trailer Orders
June 22, 2016 - Industry News
Trailer dealer Nationwide Haul has been named an authorized dealer of East Manufacturing trailers and will offer new models as well as tractor-trailer parts and service.
Tags: Trailers, Dealership, East Manufacturing
June 14, 2016 - Industry News
The patent-pending guard underwent extensive testing internally and through multiple independent testing agencies, including crash testing performed at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s facility in Virginia.
Tags: Vehicle Safety, Trailers, Stoughton Trailers, Rear Underride Guards, Rear Impact Guards
June 13, 2016 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has announced that Meister-Shane is now an authorized dealer, carrying the company’s lineup of aluminum and steel trailers.
Tags: Trailers, Dealers, East Manufacturing
June 9, 2016 - Product News
CORRECTED -- SAF-Holland says a new P89 air disc brake for trailers will reduce the price premium compared to drum brakes, and an upgraded P89 Plus will virtually eliminate brake maintenance for seven years.
Tags: Maintenance, Trailers, SAF-Holland, Air Disc Brakes
June 8, 2016 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has named Gulf Coast Truck and Equipment Co., as an authorized dealer carrying the full line of East trailers.
June 3, 2016 - Industry News
Great Dane has named 32-year industry veteran Brian Sage the company’s executive vice president of manufacturing.
Tags: Leadership, People, Great Dane, Trailers
May 31, 2016 - Product News
Daimler Trucks North America is now offering a SmartValve option on Freightliner trucks that is designed to make drop-and-hook operations faster and safer.
Tags: Freightliner, Trailers, Daimler Trucks North America, Hadley Products, Landing Gear
May 18, 2016 - Industry News
Trailer orders increased in the month of April, gaining 15% over the previous month thanks to the dry van and refrigerated trailer markets.
Tags: Trailers, ACT Research, FTR, Trailer Orders
May 12, 2016 - Product News
A machine that works much like a giant inkjet printer can offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional vinyl wraps for vehicles such as cargo vans and trailers, according to the distributor.
Tags: Trailers, Vehicle Graphics
April 27, 2016 - Industry News
Setting new records in a variety of different categories allowed trailer manufacturer Wabash National Corp. to report more than doubled first quarter profit over a year ago.
Tags: Economy, Trailers, Earnings, Wabash National
April 21, 2016 - Industry News
Wabash National has appointed Dave Hill as the company’s vice president and general manager of Wabash Tank Trailers.
Tags: Leadership, People, Wabash National, Liquid Tank Trailers, Trailers
April 20, 2016 - Industry News
U.S. trailer net order numbers in March missed analyst projections, coming in well below expectations, according to FTR report.
Tags: Trailers, Dry Vans, FTR, Trailer Orders, Dump Trailers
April 13, 2016 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has opened a new, highly automated manufacturing facility at the company’s headquarters in Randolph, Ohio, that will accelerate trailer production.
Tags: Trailers, New Facility, East Manufacturing, Manufacturing
April 1, 2016 - Product News
LOUISVILLE, KY -- Trail King's purchase of Dakota gained a line of grain trailers, while growth in the hauling of turbine blades demands longer equipment.
Tags: Trailers, Dakota, Trail King, Mergers & Acquisitions, Agricultural Fleets
March 30, 2016 - Product News
Hankook’s DH07 drive tire and TH22 low platform trailer tire have been made available to fleets and will be on display at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
Tags: Hankook Tire America Corp., Trailers, Tires, Drive Tires
March 28, 2016 - Industry News
J.B. Hunt Transport Services has ordered 4,000 Wabash National DuraPlate dry van trailers that use a new rear impact guard designed for better protection against underride in collisions.
Tags: Trailers, Rear-End Collisions, Underride Guard, Wabash National, J.B. Hunt
March 24, 2016 - Industry News
EPA and NHTSA have again indicated they intend to regulate truck trailers and glider kits under their Phase 2 proposal for limiting the GHG emissions and fuel consumption of on-highway trucks.
Tags: Trailers, EPA, Glider Kits, NHTSA, Phase 2 GHG Proposals
March 22, 2016 - Industry News
Trailer orders in the U.S. during the month of February rose 21% over the previous month, slightly exceeding expectations, says FTR.
Tags: Trailers, Dry Vans, Reefers, FTR, Trailer Orders
March 10, 2016 - Industry News
The system captures energy as a tractor-trailer brakes and runs downhill, and reapplies energy through a drive axle to help the truck launch and run uphill. Operation on the trailer is completely autonomous.
Tags: Trailers, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Hybrid Trucks, Autonomous Drive
New registrations of commercial trailers in the U.S. hit 254,700 units in 2015, representing the third highest volume of new trailer registrations since 2000.
Tags: Trailers, Vehicle Registration, Reefers, IHS Automotive, Dry Van, Dump Body
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