July 19, 2016
Great Western Leasing and Sales has acquired the Oregon-based new and used trailer dealership Pacific Truck & Trailer.
July 18, 2016
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
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 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
Trailer orders fell nearly 14% month over month in May, coming close to earlier projections for a seasonal slowdown.
June 22, 2016
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
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.
June 13, 2016
East Manufacturing has announced that Meister-Shane is now an authorized dealer, carrying the company’s lineup of aluminum and steel trailers.
June 10, 2016
XL Specialized Trailers’ XL 80 Mini-Deck Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck lowboy uses three-beam design to provide users more versatility.
June 9, 2016
CORRECTED -- SAF-Holland says a new P89 air disc brake for trailers will reduce the price premium compared to drum brakes, and an upgraded P89 Plus will virtually eliminate brake maintenance for seven years.
June 8, 2016
East Manufacturing has named Gulf Coast Truck and Equipment Co., as an authorized dealer carrying the full line of East trailers.
Temperature-controlled truckload carrier KLLM Transport Services has announced that it is installing Power In-Lock internal locking systems on its fleet of trailers.
June 3, 2016
Great Dane has named 32-year industry veteran Brian Sage the company’s executive vice president of manufacturing.
June 1, 2016
There are no federal government or SAE strength requirements, so standards were set by the marketplace, and now by European rules.
May 31, 2016
Daimler Trucks North America is now offering a SmartValve option on Freightliner trucks that is designed to make drop-and-hook operations faster and safer.
May 24, 2016
You don’t think about “lightweight” when talking about lowboys, which are often long and multi-axled. Nevertheless, today’s heavy-haul trailers are not as heavy as their predecessors – but it’s a careful balance.
May 23, 2016
A hybrid electric-drive trailer tandem being developed by a group of engineers at Hyliion Inc. in Pittsburgh, Pa. The device, which for now has no official name, is undergoing road testing and should be ready for the market in mid-2017,
May 18, 2016
Trailer orders increased in the month of April, gaining 15% over the previous month thanks to the dry van and refrigerated trailer markets.
May 12, 2016
A machine that works much like a giant inkjet printer can offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional vinyl wraps for vehicles such as cargo vans and trailers, according to the distributor.
May 6, 2016
XL Specialized Trailers has launched the XL 90 Hydraulic Detachable Extendable lowboy trailer designed with extendable technology to stretch the main deck.
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