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April 17 2014 - Products

SAF-Holland Introduces Integrated Yoke Mount Air Suspension Axle System

SAF-Holland

SAF-Holland introduced what it says is the industry's first integrated yoke mount air suspension axle system, the CBXy Series, designed for lowboy and dropdeck trailers.

Tags: Trailers, Suspensions, Axles, SAF-Holland, Lightweighting

April 8 2014 - Products

Talbert Introduces New E3Nitro

Talbert Manufacturing

Talbert Manufacturing introduces its new E3Nitro. The nitrogen-assisted equalizing system provides the versatility haulers with East Coast trailers need to run in 3+1, 3+2 or 3+3 spread-axle configurations.

Tags: Trailers, Talbert

March 31 2014 - Products

Hallco Announces the Accelerator for Live Floor Conveyor System

Hallco Industries

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Hallco Industries unveiled a new product called the Accelerator that can unload trailers up to 30% faster. The Accelerator enables truck operators to quickly unload their cargo, thereby saving time especially for operators with frequent load turns.

Tags: Trailers, Hallco Industries, Mid-America Trucking Show

Kentucky Trailer is installing tall versions of the Trailer Tail at its plant in Louisville.

March 29 2014 - Products

Kentucky Trailer to Offer Trailer Tail DropFrame Aero Fairings

ATDynamics

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- ATDynamics and Kentucky Trailer say they’ve formed a partnership to offer the DropFrame version of the TrailerTail as a standard order option on new trailer orders.

Tags: Trailers, ATDynamics, Aerodynamics, Kentucky Trailer, Trailer Fairings, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 28 2014 - Products

Trail King Debuts All Aluminum Step Deck Trailer

Trail King

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Making its debut this week at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show is Trail King Industries’ prototype All-Aluminum Center Frame Step Deck trailer.

Tags: Trailers, Anniversary, Trail King, Lightweighting, Mid-America Trucking Show, Flatbed Trailers

March 27 2014 - Products

East Makes Alcoa Wheels, Jost Landing Gear Standard on Certain Trailers

East Manufacturing

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- The new aluminum wheels and landing gear together can save 90 pounds per trailer while maintaining high strength.

Tags: Trailers, Alcoa, East Manufacturing, Jost International, Lightweighting

March 26 2014 - Products

Bendix Enhances TABS-6 Trailer Stability With Automatic Lift Axle Control

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

MATS, LOUISVILLE, KY -- The Bendix TABS-6 Advanced trailer roll stability system now offers automatic lift axle control, which can help reduce tire wear and fuel consumption by maintaining proper per-axle weight load.

Tags: Trailers, Bendix, Mid-America Trucking Show, Axles, Roll Stability

Driver uses two push buttons to pneumatically raise or lower a PTS50’s legs while the trailer’s nose is supported by the tractor. There are no internal gears or external crank handle.

March 11 2014 - Products

Pneumatic Landing Gear Operates Quickly, Easily

Prime Transport Solutions

TMC, NASHVILLE -- Just in from the United Kingdom is a pneumatic landing gear product that replaces hand-cranked gear and promises to eliminate injuries and save time and money.

Tags: Productivity, Drivers, Trailers, Landing Gear, Injury Reduction

November 26 2013 - Products

Carrier’s Vector 8600MT Multi-Temp Reefer Has ‘Smart’ Remote Evaporators

Carrier Transicold

Carrier Transicold says its multi-temperature Vector 8600MT trailer refrigeration unit is now available with “smart” remote evaporators for easy installation along with improved reliability and operational efficiencies. Like other Vectors, the 8600MT is a diesel-electric “hybrid” and uses no drive belts.

Tags: Trailers, Reefers, Carrier Transicold, Refrigeration units

November 19 2013 - Products

TransiTank Turns Vans into Tankers, 2 Firms Say

TransiTank

Van trailers can become tankers with a new bulk liquid transport system announced by two Texas companies who say that it will increase trucking and intermodal backhauls and lower shipping costs.

Tags: Trailer, Tanker, TTS, TransiTank, LemcoStar, Trailers

InSight Trends allows fleets to enter their KPIs (key performance indicators) and track how well they're doing in areas such as trailer turn, idle days, mileage, etc.

October 23 2013 - Products

SkyBitz Debuts New Trend Reporting, Cellular-Network Trailer Tracking

SkyBitz

ORLANDO -- SkyBitz announced a trailer-tracking analytics feature, SkyBitz InSight Trends, and new hardware, the Falcon GXT3000, during the American Trucking Associations' annual Management Conference and Exhibition.

Tags: Information Technology, Trailers, Analytics, Trailer Tracking, SkyBitz, ATA2013

September 26 2013 - Products

Thermo King Athenia HVAC Platform

Thermo King

The new Thermo King Athenia AM HVAC platform, the Athenia AMII Series, provides a 10% weight reduction and features a design that reduces installation time while enabling improvements in serviceability to reduce maintenance costs.

Tags: Trailers, Thermo King, Refrigeration units

August 22 2013 - Products

Phillips Permalite XB Interior Lamp for Trailers Is Now 30% Brighter

Phillips Industries

Phillips Industries has increased the brightness of its Permalite XB interior trailer dome lamp by 30%, which makes the entire trailer interior well lit with contents clearly visible, increasing efficiency in loading and unloading operations.

Tags: Trailers, Lights, Phillips Industries

August 20 2013 - Products

Floor Shield by Havco Now Available

Havco Wood Products

Havco Wood Products has announced a new water-resistant treatment for the top surface of hardwood floors in Dry Freight Van trailers. Floor Shield by Havco provides exceptional moisture protection and fast drying times with environmentally preferred properties.

Tags: Havco, Flooring, Trailers

August 14 2013 - Products

East Manufacturing Introduces All-Aluminum Flatbed With Curtainside

East Manufacturing

East Manufacturing is introducing its new all-aluminum flatbed trailer with narrow-neck design. East has combined its new flatbed trailer with Sliding Systems Inc. all-aluminum Curtainside unit, resulting in one of the lightest weight trailers in the industry.

Tags: Trailers, East Manufacturing

July 18 2013 - Products

Phillips Sta-Dry S7 System Improves Tractor-Trailer Connection

Phillips Industries

Phillips Industries has integrated its swivel S7 socket technology with its anti-corrosive swinging gladhands pre-fastened to a galvanized mounting plate to offer the new Sta-Dry S7 System.

Tags: Trailers, Phillips Industries

May 29 2013 - Products

SAF-Holland Introduces Lightweight SAF Tridem Slider Suspension

SAF-Holland

SAF-Holland's new lightweight SAF CBX69 Tridem Slider Suspension system is now available for trailer applications. The company says the SAF CBX69 sets a new standard for lightweight tridem suspension slider axle systems.

Tags: Trailers, Disc Brakes, Brakes, Suspensions, SAF-Holland

May 22 2013 - Products

TRP Introduces Trailer Camshafts and Bushing Kits

TRP

The company said the camshaft head and shaft splines are induction-hardened for long life and durability, forged camshaft heads for precision-sizing and strength, and a nationwide 12-month warranty.

Tags: Trailers, Aftermarket Parts, Camshaft

May 21 2013 - Products

Amsoil Introduces Synthetic Fifth Wheel Grease

Amsoil

Amsoil introduces its Synthetic Fifth-Wheel Grease, which is engineered to provide protection for, and improve performance of, fifth-wheel hitches operating in trucking and trailer applications.

Tags: Trailers, AMSOIL, trailering, Fifth Wheels

April 18 2013 - Products

New Platform Improves Deliveries in Confined Spaces

Bustin, a division of R·O·M Corp.

Bustin has introduced a sturdy, compact platform and step system that can be mounted on existing equipment. The 28-inch-deep Slide & Go Space Saver Platform fits most truck bodies, including flatbed trailers and vocational trucks.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Trailers, Truck Bodies

March 25 2013 - Products

Trail King Introduces Continuous Belt Ag Trailer

Trail King

LOUISVILLE -- Trail King announced its Continuous Belt Super Hi-Lite Rolled Side Ag Trailer (ASHR-C) at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week.

Tags: Trail King, Trailers

March 11 2013 - Products

Bendix Trailer Information Module Offers Access to Trailer Data

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

Bendix says its new Trailer Information Module is an easy-to-use stand-alone system that offers comprehensive access to key trailer data.

Tags: Trailers, TMC, Bendix, Diagnostics, ABS, Shop Tools

March 6 2013 - Products

Utility Introduces New Side Skirt Design

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company

The Utility Side Skirt 120A-4 is a new advanced aerodynamic side skirt design, is U.S. EPA SmartWay verified to achieve greater than 5% fuel savings.

Tags: Trailers, Utility Trailer, Aerodynamics, Side Skirts

February 6 2013 - Products

AeroFlex Composite Trailer Side Skirt

Freight Wing

Freight Wing has announced a new trailer side skirt, the AeroFlex Composite, which has been SAE/TMC tested to improve fuel economy by up to 7.45%. The skirts are SmartWay-verified.

Tags: Freight Wing, Trailer Skirts, Trailers, Aerodynamics, MPG, Fuel Economy

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