May 24, 2016
You don’t think about “lightweight” when talking about lowboys, which are often long and multi-axled. Nevertheless, today’s heavy-haul trailers are not as heavy as their predecessors – but it’s a careful balance.
May 23, 2016
A hybrid electric-drive trailer tandem being developed by a group of engineers at Hyliion Inc. in Pittsburgh, Pa. The device, which for now has no official name, is undergoing road testing and should be ready for the market in mid-2017,
May 18, 2016
Trailer orders increased in the month of April, gaining 15% over the previous month thanks to the dry van and refrigerated trailer markets.
May 12, 2016
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.
May 6, 2016
XL Specialized Trailers has launched the XL 90 Hydraulic Detachable Extendable lowboy trailer designed with extendable technology to stretch the main deck.
May 5, 2016
Ruth Fruehauf continues her "Singing Wheels" efforts to preserve the trailer builder's history. Enthusiasts are invited to the event, honoring the long-gone company and its people.
May 2, 2016
Kinedyne has two new soft-sided enclosures for truck bodies and trailers that it says feature durable materials and easy-to-use mechanisms.
April 27, 2016
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.
April 25, 2016
Great Dane’s AdvantEdge national aftermarket parts and service program has expanded in Texas with four new service provider locations in the state.
April 21, 2016
Wabash National has appointed Dave Hill as the company’s vice president and general manager of Wabash Tank Trailers.
April 20, 2016
U.S. trailer net order numbers in March missed analyst projections, coming in well below expectations, according to FTR report.
April 18, 2016
Trailer leasing company Xtra Lease is offering the 2016 Size & Weight Guide, a reference guide containing state-by-state listings of size and weight regulations.
April 13, 2016
East Manufacturing has opened a new, highly automated manufacturing facility at the company’s headquarters in Randolph, Ohio, that will accelerate trailer production.
April 8, 2016
Phillips Industries has introduced the Permalogic Smart-Charge trailer power management system for liftgate and auxiliary battery banks.
April 1, 2016
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.
March 30, 2016
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.
March 28, 2016
While many equipment mandates cause angst in the industry, a recent government proposal to require stronger rear under-ride guards is apparently not one of them.
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.
March 24, 2016
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.
March 22, 2016
Trailer orders in the U.S. during the month of February rose 21% over the previous month, slightly exceeding expectations, says FTR.
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