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.
May 5, 2016
Ruth Fruehauf continues her "Singing Wheels" efforts to preserve the trailer builder's history. Enthusiasts are invited to the event, honoring the long-gone company and its people.
May 2, 2016
Kinedyne has two new soft-sided enclosures for truck bodies and trailers that it says feature durable materials and easy-to-use mechanisms.
April 27, 2016
Setting new records in a variety of different categories allowed trailer manufacturer Wabash National Corp. to report more than doubled first quarter profit over a year ago.
April 25, 2016
Great Dane’s AdvantEdge national aftermarket parts and service program has expanded in Texas with four new service provider locations in the state.
April 21, 2016
Wabash National has appointed Dave Hill as the company’s vice president and general manager of Wabash Tank Trailers.
April 20, 2016
U.S. trailer net order numbers in March missed analyst projections, coming in well below expectations, according to FTR report.
April 18, 2016
Trailer leasing company Xtra Lease is offering the 2016 Size & Weight Guide, a reference guide containing state-by-state listings of size and weight regulations.
April 13, 2016
East Manufacturing has opened a new, highly automated manufacturing facility at the company’s headquarters in Randolph, Ohio, that will accelerate trailer production.
April 8, 2016
Phillips Industries has introduced the Permalogic Smart-Charge trailer power management system for liftgate and auxiliary battery banks.
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