Equipment

Guayule is a shrub that grows in the Southwest and produces a rubber that can be used in tires.

News

Research Shows Promise for New Source of Rubber for Tires

It’s possible you could see truck tires in the future made from rubber from a domestic plant rather than the traditional rubber tree, as a five-year study led by Cooper Tire & Rubber showed good results for passenger tires.

Leave no beam behind with Ancra's new Beam Rack storage system. Photo: Ancra

Products

Ancra Beam Rack Keeps Cargo Beams Tidy

New Ancra storage system keeps box van cargo beams safely stored until needed. The Beam Rack designed to provide a secure, easy and efficient method of raising beams up and out of the way when not in use.

The 21st Century trailer features a rivetless exterior design for better graphics placement. Photo: Mickey Truck Bodies

Products

Mickey Unveils 21st Century Trailer

Mickey Truck Bodies, which makes beverage bodies and trailers, has introduced the new 21st Century trailer, designed and built specifically for beverage delivery.

Chanje's first North American offering will be a Class 5, 16,500-lb GVW all-electric panel van with a 100-mile range. Photo: Chanje

News

Chanje Bringing Class 5 Electric Cargo Van to U.S.

Can an electric medium-duty vehicle manufactured at a global scale and priced on par with a diesel finally achieve mass-market appeal? Chanje is betting on it.

Carrier Transicold Thin Film Flexible Solar Panels are designed to maintain the refrigeration unit’s battery charge. Photo: Carrier Transicold

Articles

Solar Power for Your Truck or Trailer Refrigeration Unit

Transport refrigeration system batteries are increasingly being tapped to power additional electronics such as telematics devices, fuel-level sensors, interior trailer lighting and other accessories. But that means batteries can go dead faster than ever. Solar power to the rescue.

Hino Motors Manufacturing in Williamstown, W. Va., celebrated 10 years of manufacturing. (Photo: Hino)

News

Hino Celebrates 10 Years in West Virginia

Hino Motors Manufacturing facility in Williamstown, W. Va., celebrated 10 years of medium-duty truck production. This 245,000 square-foot location produces Hino’s Class 6 & 7 conventional body style trucks.

The PIT Group is working with Volvo and other interested parties to evaluate potential platooning operations in North America. Photo: PIT Group

News

PIT Group Assesses Real-World Platooning Operations

Canada's PIT engineering research group is overseeing a month-long series of truck platoon tests in order to evaluate how the new technology will perform in real-world fleet operations.

Photo: Wabash National

News

Wabash National to Buy Truck Body Maker Supreme

Impact that rising tide of e-commerce shipping is having on the need for more “final mile” deliveries cited as driving factor behind acquisition.

Products

Trail King Offers MG-HG Interchangeable Gooseneck Trailer

Trail King announced the introduction of the Commercial MG-HG detachable gooseneck trailer, featuring interchangeable gooseneck styles.

News

Denso to Develop Automated Vehicle Tech

Denso Corp. says it's establishing a new company to design and develop semiconductor IP cores, which are key semiconductor components for automated driving technology, according to the company.

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