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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.

July 22, 2016

Force Field Could Form 'Electric Boat Tail' to Cut Turbulence

Plasma, the stuff of lightning and the Northern Lights, can be harnessed to alter the flow of air over trucks.

July 20, 2016

Trailer Orders Fall 10% in June

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.

July 19, 2016

Great Western Leasing and Sales Acquires Pacific Truck & Trailer

Great Western Leasing and Sales has acquired the Oregon-based new and used trailer dealership Pacific Truck & Trailer.

July 18, 2016

U.S. Xpress Equips 1,800 Trailers With SAF-Holland Air Disc Brakes

The truckload carrier U.S. Xpress is equipping 1,800 of its new Wabash National and Hyundai Translead trailers with SAF ULX40 Slider Suspension Axle Systems, complete with P89 air disc brakes.

July 1, 2016

White Trailer Proved Invisible to Tesla's Autonomous System

A white semitrailer on a bright day proved invisible to the self-driving system of a Tesla S sedan, which failed to brake and ran under the trailer as it crossed in front of the car, said authorities investigating the first fatal crash of an autonomous car in the United States, which happened in early May.

June 28, 2016

Stoughton Lease to Offer New Trailers in Oklahoma, Tennessee

Stoughton Trailers announced that affiliate company Stoughton Lease will sell new Stoughton Trailers through its branch locations in Purcell, Okla., and White Pine, Tenn.

June 24, 2016

Trailers Orders Down 14% in May

Trailer orders fell nearly 14% month over month in May, coming close to earlier projections for a seasonal slowdown.

June 22, 2016

Nationwide Haul Named Authorized East Dealer

Trailer dealer Nationwide Haul has been named an authorized dealer of East Manufacturing trailers and will offer new models as well as tractor-trailer parts and service.

June 14, 2016

Stoughton Designs Stronger Rear Underride Guard

The patent-pending guard underwent extensive testing internally and through multiple independent testing agencies, including crash testing performed at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s facility in Virginia.


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