Trailers

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September 30, 2016

Utility Introduces Light Weight 4000AE Flatbed Trailer

Utility Trailer Manufacturing has introduced the 4000AE flatbed trailer, designed to deliver the strength and benefits of a durable combo trailer.

September 30, 2016

SuperDuty Pickups Ably Tow, and Back, Heavy Trailers

The heftiest trailer was a Gladiator Load Max gooseneck, loaded with concrete blocks and decorative limestone, and weighing almost 30,000 pounds.

September 23, 2016

Hankook Shows New Fuel-Efficient e-Cube Blue Tire Line

Hankook has expanded its e-cube Blue trailer tire line with special steering and drive-axle threads designed for efficiency and fuel savings, the company announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.

September 23, 2016

Trailers an Important Part of 2016 SuperTech

Trailers get little enough attention in the real world, and this new focus gives them the respect they deserve. Trailers (and truck bodies) are where the payloads go, after all.

September 21, 2016

TMC Looks at Special Trailer Repair Issues

How do you repair a lowboy trailer whose deck structure has lost its arc? That might deserve some scrutiny, the organization figures.

September 20, 2016

August Sees Boost in Trailer Orders

The final numbers on August net trailer orders show a significant increase over the previous month that still fell slightly below expectations.

September 18, 2016

Hyliion's Powered Trailer Axle Goes to Europe

The Intelligent Electric Axle axle replaces a “passive” axle on a standard trailer tandem or tridem, and promises big fuel savings – 10 to 20% from hybrid-powered operation alone, Hyliion claims.

September 15, 2016

Bendix Offers Air Disc Brake Made For Trailers

The Bendix ADB22X-LT is the first Bendix air disc brake engineered specifically for trailers and is now available in North America.

September 15, 2016

Trailer Tire Retread Made for Regional and Long-Haul

Oliver Rubber Company launched the Orco HS Trailer, a trailer-position retread for regional and long-haul applications designed for cost efficiency.

September 12, 2016

Trailer Aerodynamics Not Overly Popular, Study Shows

It appears that it took a government decree to push operators into it, and it will take another set of rules to force further adoption of drag-reduction methods for trailers.

September 9, 2016

Doonan Offers Specialized Option for Heavy-Haul Coil Transport

Doonan's Series 2 V-channel trough flatbed coil haul trailer for special loading applications where coils cannot be transferred into and from a recessed trailer well, but still require safe securement on the flatbed.

September 2, 2016

Heil Trailer Expands Stainless Steel Product Line

Heil Trailer International has expanded its line of stainless steel products for the 2017 model year in a variety of styles, sizes and applications.

August 24, 2016

Phase 2 GHG Regs for Trailers Both Simple and Complex

Trailers have long been regulated for safety. But trailers’ contributions to fuel economy and reduced emissions are new matters for for federal authorities.

August 16, 2016

Power Tail Trailer Made for Hauling Construction Equipment

XL Specialized Trailers has released the XL 80 Power Tail trailer, designed for transporting medium-duty construction equipment.

August 15, 2016

ACT: Trailer Orders to Fall Well Below Expectations

Preliminary trailer order numbers for the month of July, show a significant drop from the previous month, according to analysis from ACT Research.

August 15, 2016

Bendix Offers Remedy for Recalled Parking Brake Valve

Bendix has released a repair solution for the voluntary recall of about 200,000 of its SR-5 trailer spring brake valves.

August 5, 2016

Trailer Tires: Choosing the Best Strategy for Your Fleet

Do you need to put new tires on a trailer? As it turns out, a lot of fleets do buy new tires for trailers, and for very good reasons.

July 28, 2016

The 2016 Trailers Update

New features displayed at truck shows and announced separately cut weight, add ruggedness and utility.

July 26, 2016

VeeBoards Corner Protectors are Stackable

VeeBoards stackable corner protectors are designed to evenly distribute the mechanical force exerted by load securement straps and other tie-downs to protect cargo.

July 22, 2016

Reyco Granning DM400e is Lighter Than Predecessor

Reyco Granning has released the DM400e Slider for trailers, an enhanced version of their DM400 slider suspension with improved durability and capacity.

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