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August 17, 2017

EPA to Reconsider GHG Standards for Trailers, Glider Kits

Just months before new greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency rules affecting trailers and glider kits are scheduled to start taking effect, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it plans to revisit those rules.

August 17, 2017

Swint Named Head of Travis Body and Trailer

Stuart Swint was named general manager and president of Travis Body and Trailer, whose current head is retiring.

August 16, 2017

Trailer Orders Decline But Meet Expectations

The final trailer order numbers for the month of July have been released by transportation industry analysts FTR and ACT Research, showing a steep decline from the previous month, but an increase overall compared to last year.

August 10, 2017

‘Oh, Shift!’ What Slamming On The Brakes Will Do

What do you do when the load on the trailer shifts, ramming your sleeper just behind you? Thank the Lord that the stack of steel didn’t stab you in the back. Then call for a wrecker. Tom Berg muses on the topic in his latest Trailer Talk blog.

August 10, 2017

Ancra Beam Rack Keeps Cargo Beams Tidy

New Ancra storage system keeps box van cargo beams safely stored until needed. The Beam Rack designed to provide a secure, easy and efficient method of raising beams up and out of the way when not in use.

August 10, 2017

Mickey Unveils 21st Century Trailer

Mickey Truck Bodies, which makes beverage bodies and trailers, has introduced the new 21st Century trailer, designed and built specifically for beverage delivery.

August 9, 2017

Solar Power for Your Truck or Trailer Refrigeration Unit

Transport refrigeration system batteries are increasingly being tapped to power additional electronics such as telematics devices, fuel-level sensors, interior trailer lighting and other accessories. But that means batteries can go dead faster than ever. Solar power to the rescue.

August 9, 2017

Wabash National to Buy Truck Body Maker Supreme

Impact that rising tide of e-commerce shipping is having on the need for more “final mile” deliveries cited as driving factor behind acquisition.

August 8, 2017

Trail King Offers MG-HG Interchangeable Gooseneck Trailer

Trail King announced the introduction of the Commercial MG-HG detachable gooseneck trailer, featuring interchangeable gooseneck styles.

August 4, 2017

Heil Trailer's Radish to Head Sister Operation Kalyn Siebert

Heil Trailer International sister company Kalyn Siebert has appointed Jake Radish as its new president.

August 3, 2017

Quick Feet Help in Parking Trailers with this Machine

V-Move Electrotrekker is a walk-behind (and -ahead) device from Verhagen Leiden, an outfit in Holland. It's electric powered and runs on 36 volts.

August 3, 2017

Craftsmen Utility Trailer Opens Iowa Location

Craftsmen Utility Trailer, a Utility trailer dealership, has completed development its new facility in Davenport, Iowa.

July 31, 2017

Breadner Trailer Sales Strikes Canada Deal with Stoughton

Breadner Trailer Sales has been designated as the exclusive dealer of Stoughton brand refrigerated trailers in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

July 28, 2017

Replace Plywood With Ancra’s Poly Deckboards

Ancra International’s Poly Deckboards are designed to replace plywood deck boards as a more durable solution.

July 26, 2017

Trailer Production up Through June

Total trailer production was more than 27,000 units in June, and it has increased month over month and year over year, according to an ACT Research report.

July 25, 2017

US Liner Offers Translucent Roof for Dry Vans

US Liner Company is offering BXR Translucent Roof panels, a new, composite panel that can be used to create a translucent roof option on dry van trailers.

July 20, 2017

HDT's 2017 Trailer Update

Our annual roundup of trailer trends and new trailer announcements, from the July issue of HDT.

July 18, 2017

Trailer Orders Jump 12% In June

The final net trailer order numbers for the month of June have been published by FTR, showing a 12% increase from the previous month.

July 13, 2017

Driver Assist Strap Can Help Prevent Injuries

Ancra International’s Driver Assist Straps are designed to help avoid injuries and mishaps while drivers and dock workers climb into and out of trailers.

July 11, 2017

U.S. Xpress to Install SmartTruck TopKit on All New Trailers

U.S. Xpress announced that it will include SmartTruck’s TopKit Aero System on all of its trailer builds in 2017.

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