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April 29, 2015

Wabash National Signs Aurora Parts to Exclusive Deal

Wabash National announced a five-year agreement with Aurora Parts & Accessories to be the exclusive supplier of aftermarket parts the company's trailers and brands.

April 28, 2015

EkoStinger: A Different Way to Beat the Wind

Unlike most skirts that are stationary, the stinger moves with the tandem as it’s slid fore and aft, so it smooths air flow no matter where the tandem is set, said the system’s inventor.

April 24, 2015

Retractable Tarping Mechanisms Quick, Safe

Throwing a tarpaulin over a big load on a flatbed trailer, especially on a cold, snowy windy day might be the most difficult job in trucking but there are easier alternatives.

April 22, 2015

Great Western to Sell East Flatbeds

East Manufacturing has named Great Western Leasing & Sales Inc. in Fontana, Calif., as an authorized East dealer.

April 17, 2015

Carrier Transicold Marks 75 Years of Road Transport Refrigeration

Carrier's reefer activities date to 1940, and Transicold brand was formed in 1970, when the company acquired Transicold Co., based in California.

April 13, 2015

XTRA Lease Offers 2015 Size and Weight Guide

A reference guide containing state-by-state listings of size and weight regulations, called the 2015 Size and Weight Guide, has been made available for download by XTRA Lease.

April 8, 2015

Trail King Returns to End-Dump Market

The Steel End Dump is a project that has been in consideration over the past few years and, with the re-awakening of construction activity, the company decided to re-introduce the model.

April 8, 2015

GTL922 Tire Designed for Line Haul Trailer Use

The GT Radial GTL922 is a line haul trailer tire designed for better driving stability and wet grip performance.

April 7, 2015

Founders of Failed ‘Cold Train’ Blame BNSF Railway, Sue for $41 Million

Claims made by Cold Train founders in their $41 million suit, announced on Tuesday, illustrate how the railroads, like truckers, can’t handle all the business being thrown at them.

April 2, 2015

Modular Trailer Molds to Job Size

The Scheuerle Highway Trailer MES merges the requirements for transporting oversize and concentrated loads into one trailer.

March 31, 2015

Spec'ing Electrical Parts for A 12-Year Life

Thee Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations has a recommended practice to help trailer buyers spec electrical systems.

March 31, 2015

Price and Weight Comparisons: Steel, Combo and Aluminum

Different buyers have different considerations, which is why trailer manufacturers offer the three different types. Manac offered a quick look at the three trailer types in its booth at MATS.

March 30, 2015

Manac Considering Ways to Increase Shareholder Value

Strategic alternatives may include, but are not limited to, a sale of the company, a merger with another company, or another business combination, the company said.

March 26, 2015

Thermo King Sets Up Network of Drop Yards

The yards can be used for a "nominal" fee by almost all truckers, whether or not they're TK customers.

March 25, 2015

Wabco, Hendrickson to Offer Axles with Lightweight Air Disc Brakes

Wabco says it has signed a long-term supply agreement with Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems to provide advanced air disc brakes for an integrated trailer-axle product with weight-saving potential.

March 24, 2015

Refiners Buy Tankers to Ensure Supplies of Better Crude Oil

Refiners are buying trucks to fetch more desirable crude oil than what they’re getting through pipelines.

March 18, 2015

Talbert Adds Capacity to Traveling Axle Series Trailers

Talbert Manufacturing updated its Traveling Axle Series, increasing hauling capacity by 5 tons. The five new trailer models will replace the previous versions within the trailer series.

March 17, 2015

Why Safe Coupling Procedures Matter

It could've been driver error, mechanical failure or both, and we won't know for a while. But it sure matters.

March 16, 2015

TrailerCam Helps Drivers Back Into Loading Docks

The TrailerCam wireless video monitoring system is a ruggedized, portable wireless camera and transmitter designed to help large truck and trailer combinations back up into a loading dock or other difficult situations.

March 12, 2015

SmartWay Elite Level Even More Efficient, Says EPA

What does the new "Elite" level of fuel-saving devices offered by the EPA SmartWay program mean? Senior Editor Tom Berg explores the topic in his Trailer Talk blog.

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