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A wrap was removed and the Nikola One prototype revolved before the enthusiastic audience at the Dec. 1 unveiling. Liquified hydrogen is stored in bottles behind the long sleeper-cab. Photos: Tom Berg

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Nikola One Fuel Cell Electric Truck Promises High Fuel Economy, Low Maintenance

If enthusiasm ensures success, Nikola One, the fuel cell-electric long-haul tractor unveiled Thursday night in Salt Lake City, is a sure thing. It promises low maintenance and high fuel economy, but production is still a ways away.

Products

Trailer Slick Plate Requires No Grease

Minimizer has launched the Trailer Slick Plate, a self-lubricating polymer plate that attaches to a trailer’s upper coupler.

Partial view of the all-electric Class 8 Nikola One tractor, which will be rolled out on the evening of Dec. 1 in Salt Lake City. Photo: Nikola Motors

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Nikola to Unveil Electric Class 8, Strategic Partnership with Ryder

The day has finally arrived when Nikola Motor Company will unveil its electric Class 8 tractor tonight at a press event at the company's Salt Lake City headquarters.

News

Stoughton Trailers Adds Ervin to Dealer Network

Toledo, Ill.-based transportation equipment dealer Ervin has been added to Stoughton Trailers’ network of North American dealers, the company announced.

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East Manufacturing Names Platform Product Manager

East Manufacturing has named Bill Wallace as platform product manager, adding the duties to his current position as Northeast regional sales manager, the company announced.

Loading cargo in a traditional fashion would elave trailers half empty. Cargo loaded with the Kaptive Beam adjustable decking system improves trailer utility without the risk of damaging customers’ freight. Photos: Kinedyne

Articles

Oak Harbor Maximizes Asset Utility With A Decking System

Oak Harbor Freight Lines avoids wasting trailer space and damaging its customer's freight by using Kinedyne's decking system to maximize its asset utility.

Parts and service at Kenworth of Effingham. Photo: Kenworth of Effingham

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Illinois Kenworth Dealer Opens Full-Service Dealership

Kenworth of Effingham has opened a 21,000-square-foot full-service dealership, featuring a 12-bay service shop and a 2,200-square-foot parts department.

Photo via Old River Truck Sales

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Gulf Coast Volvo/Mack Dealer Doubles in Size

Old River Truck Sales, a Volvo and Mack dealer group, has doubled in size with the purchase of three new locations in southern Louisiana.

Wabash National’s prototype composite reefer trailer uses fiberglass, carbon fiber and resin in its panels, including the floor and supporting structure. It’s said to weigh and perform about 20% better than conventional temperature-controlled trailers. Photo: Wabash National

Articles

The Future of Refrigerated Trailers

What will the refrigerated trailer of the future be made of? Strong, lightweight and corrosion-proof composites? Very possibly. Economical, efficient aluminum sheet-and-post design, like now? Yes, for a number of years yet.

The 2018 “new” Cascadia is worthy of the name and will, I think, be widely embraced by drivers.

Articles

Test Drive: Freightliner’s ‘New’ Cascadia

From the November Issue of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, equipment editor Jim Park test drives the new Freightliner Cascadia. Daimler loaded up this truck with some amazing technology and created an environment drivers will love.

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