Trailers

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November 14, 2017

Talbert Celebrates Removable Gooseneck’s 70th Anniversary

The mechanical gooseneck revolutionized equipment loading by eliminating the need to drive machinery up and over the trailer tires, says Talbert. Tom Berg has more in the Trailer Talk blog.

November 13, 2017

XStream Offers Speed-Sensitive Trailer Gap Aerodynamic Device

XStream Trucking says its new, speed-sensitive, TruckWings trailer gap aerodynamic system can deliver fuel savings while reducing emissions.

November 8, 2017

End Dump Plays the Middle Man in Grain Transfer Operation

A big two-wheel field cart has brought beans directly to a silo but needed the semi to dump them into an auger. Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor

November 3, 2017

Road Ready Telematics Available on Wabash Trailers

The Truck-Lite Road Ready smart trailer system is now available as an option on Wabash dry and refrigerated van trailers.

October 31, 2017

Fontaine Offers Lightweight Steel Fifth Wheel Assembly

Fontaine Fifth Wheel’s 6NWB is a steel fifth wheel assembly that features a lightweight 6000 No-Slack top plate mounted to the Fontaine NWB sliding bracket.

October 27, 2017

Uncertainty Surrounds Trailers and GHG Phase 2

Trailer aerodynamics and glider kits might get a reprieve from the fuel-efficiency rules, but backing away from national rules would turn California loose, some warn.

October 27, 2017

Court Decision Puts GHG Phase 2 Rules for Trailers on Hold

A three-judge panel Friday granted the Truck Trailer Manufacturer’s Association request to provisionally stay the trailer provisions of the greenhouse gas/fuel economy standards that were slated to go into effect in January.

October 13, 2017

Stoughton Launches Platinum Series Grain Trailer

Stoughton Trailers has announced its newly designed Platinum Series Grain Trailer, available in eight different models to fit a variety of agriculture needs.

October 13, 2017

Court Battle Erupts over Truck Trailers and GHG/MPG Rule

Court filings have begun to pile up that may ultimately determine the fate of the trailer-related provision within the federal Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards.

October 11, 2017

Solar-Powered Reefer Successfully Tested in California

The eNow-supplied panels cut emissions and kept dairy products properly refrigerated in summer heat, the company said.

October 11, 2017

FTR Reports September Trailer Orders Up 84% from 2016

Preliminary net orders of 21,500 units, up 47% over August, bode well for 2018, the research firm says.

October 6, 2017

Interesting Equipment at the New Atlanta Show

Whether or not North America needed another truck show, based on attendance and quality of exhibitors, the new NACV is likely to have a real future.

October 3, 2017

Kinedyne's New Curtain-Side Solutions Address Changing Logistics Demands

Cargo-control company Kinedyne introduced several new products to help make cargo access faster and easier as the effect of e-commerce continues to spread beyond traditional final-mile transportation.

October 2, 2017

What's New in Dump Trailers?

Think you’re seeing a lot of aluminum end-dump trailers in recent years? You are. Aluminum’s in, but steel still has a place.

September 29, 2017

This Fleet Promotes Good Causes with Vinyl Graphics

Vinyl wraps are common on van trailers, but not on workaday end-dumps as operated by Mike Culbertson in central Ohio.

September 28, 2017

Panel: Trailers Next Frontier in Telematics

The power of telematics continues to advance, and there are still plenty of opportunities to be realized – especially when it comes to the rolling assets seen in a rearview mirror. A panel at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show explored the topic.

September 27, 2017

Accuride Introduces Hub Wheel End System

Accuride introduced a new hub system for trucks and trailers on Wednesday at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta.

September 27, 2017

Stoughton Adds PureBlue Refrigerated Trailer to Product Lineup

Stoughton Trailers, as part of its effort to offer a complete product line to customers, introduced a refrigerated trailer line – PureBlue.

September 22, 2017

Grote to Show Guardian Smart Trailer System at NACV

Grote Industries has announced the Guardian Smart Trailer System designed to monitor a trailer’s lighting system and alert an operator to any status changes through the telematics system.

September 20, 2017

Wheels Bring 'Thrills' to the Delaware County Fair

Youthful riders are unaware that their gut-churning rides are mounted on special trailer chassis. Tom Berg reflects in a visit to the fair in his Trailer Talk blog.

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