September 23, 2016
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.
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
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
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
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
The Bendix ADB22X-LT is the first Bendix air disc brake engineered specifically for trailers and is now available in North America.
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
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'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 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
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
XL Specialized Trailers has released the XL 80 Power Tail trailer, designed for transporting medium-duty construction equipment.
August 15, 2016
Preliminary trailer order numbers for the month of July, show a significant drop from the previous month, according to analysis from ACT Research.
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
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
New features displayed at truck shows and announced separately cut weight, add ruggedness and utility.
July 26, 2016
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 has released the DM400e Slider for trailers, an enhanced version of their DM400 slider suspension with improved durability and capacity.
Plasma, the stuff of lightning and the Northern Lights, can be harnessed to alter the flow of air over trucks.
July 20, 2016
A high number of dry van trailer order cancellations caused the trailer market to perform below expectations in June, as U.S. net trailer orders fell 10% from the month before and 56% compared to June 2015.
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