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April 5, 2013

Wabash National Featured on 'World's Greatest!' Television Series

How2Media, the producers of the television show “World’s Greatest!...”, recently selected Wabash National Corp. to be a part of the series.

April 5, 2013

Dumps: Views of the market and trends from dealers and manufacturers

When the economy took a dive in 2008 and the construction industry's work dried up, so did much of the market for dump trailers. As construction begins coming back, there's a growing demand for new dumps. Demand also is being driven by other emerging trends in the market.

April 3, 2013

Oilmen’s Truck Tanks Introduces 3rd Generation DEF Insulated Tanker

Oilmen’s has developed the third generation of its insulated tanker used for hauling DEF or Diesel Exhaust Fluid. Standard equipment includes insulated tank, insulated and heated cabinet, insulated and heated piping, and protected pumping equipment.

March 26, 2013

Heavy-Truck Orders Move Higher, Used Truck Market Stabilizes, Caution Over Trailers

Three separate new reports paint a picture of healthy new heavy truck sales and an improving used-truck market, but a market for trailers that is still relatively weak.

March 26, 2013

Optronics Rolls Out Led Clearance Marker Lamp for Vanguard Trailers

LOUISVILLE -- Optronics International showed off its new Uni-Lite LED clearance/marker lamps for the first time during the Mid-America Trucking Show last week.

March 26, 2013

SmartTruck Unveils Lo-Pro Version of Trailer Side Fairing System

LOUISVILLE -- SmartTruck introduced a low-profile version of its trailer Side Fairing system late last week during the Mid-America Trucking Show, allowing it to fit on more kinds of trailers.

March 26, 2013

New Aerodynamic Trailer Skirt Technology Introduced

LOUISVILLE – BetterTrucker.com, an online marketplace for truckers and trucking companies, introduced what it calls the “next-generation” semi-trailer side skirt at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week.

March 26, 2013

Great Dane Rolls Out First Mobile App at MATS

LOUISVILLE -- Trailer manufacturer Great Dane introduced its first mobile app during last week’s Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 25, 2013

Trail King Introduces Continuous Belt Ag Trailer

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

March 22, 2013

Integrated Approach Tractor-Trailer Saves Fuel in KW's T680 Advantage Package

Kenworth designers have turned to the trailer part of their T680 Advantage rig, integrating the smoothly styled tractor's aerodynamics into the lines of a 53-foot Utility van. The tractor has mechanical and electrical equipment meant to save fuel, but reducing air drag across the entire vehicle is almost as important, they said.

March 21, 2013

East Manufacturing Celebrates 50,000 Trailer Manufactured

East is celebrating its 50,000 trailer from its manufacturing plant in Randolph, Ohio.

March 11, 2013

Bendix Trailer Information Module Offers Access to Trailer Data

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

March 7, 2013

Qualcomm Adds Trailer Tracking App

Qualcomm's new Trailer ABS Connect application for its Mobile Computing Platform 110 and 200 provides trailer connect and disconnect information without the need for a more complex trailer tracking system.

March 6, 2013

Utility Introduces New Side Skirt Design

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.

March 5, 2013

PeopleNet Tethered Trailer Tracking Needs No Extra Trailer Hardware

PeopleNet introduced what it says is the only trailer tracking offering by an onboard computing provider that requires no additional trailer hardware.

February 28, 2013

R:Com Now Offers Remote Control Over Carrier Reefer Units

Blue Tree Systems' R:Com Temperature Management System is now able to communicate in both directions with DataTrak-equipped Carrier Transicold transport refrigeration units, giving dispatch control over the reefer units from the back office.

February 25, 2013

ACT Research: Trailer Orders Decline in January

The decline in January tractor-trailer orders continued the monthly saw-tooth order pattern that started in October. Despite that month-over-month decline, orders were still strong enough to generate a small gain in January backlog.

February 14, 2013

Calculate True Capacity Before Buying Your Next Trailer: Part Three

Long before a single load is booked or any wheels turn, someone – usually a fleet manager – needs to determine exactly what is going to separate the road and the load.

February 12, 2013

AeroFlex Composite Trailer Side Skirt

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.

February 11, 2013

Dos and Don'ts when Spec'ing Dry Vans

When you are getting ready to put a dry van trailer out to pasture and begin the process of searching for its replacement, there are many things to consider: maintenance costs, fuel-economy regulations, payload and the weight of the trailer, to name a few. One way to navigate through the maze of options is to follow some tips a few trailer manufacturers shared with us.

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