Trailers

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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.

June 13, 2016

East Makes Meister-Shane an Authorized Dealer

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

Mini-Deck Trailer Designed for Versatility

XL Specialized Trailers’ XL 80 Mini-Deck Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck lowboy uses three-beam design to provide users more versatility.

June 9, 2016

SAF-Holland: New P89 Air Disc Brakes to Cost Little More than Drums

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 Names Gulf Coast an Authorized Dealer

East Manufacturing has named Gulf Coast Truck and Equipment Co., as an authorized dealer carrying the full line of East trailers.

June 8, 2016

Carrier Installs Internal Electronic Trailer-Locking System

Temperature-controlled truckload carrier KLLM Transport Services has announced that it is installing Power In-Lock internal locking systems on its fleet of trailers.

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