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May 5, 2016

Fruehauf Trailer Reunion Set for Next Month in Detroit

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

Easy Operating Kin-Sider, Kin-Slider

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

Wabash National Profit Soars Nearly 163% from Year Ago

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 AdvantEdge Gains 4 Texas Locations

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’s New Tank Trailer Exec Tasked With Strategic Growth

Wabash National has appointed Dave Hill as the company’s vice president and general manager of Wabash Tank Trailers.

April 20, 2016

Trailer Orders Come in Well Below Expectations

U.S. trailer net order numbers in March missed analyst projections, coming in well below expectations, according to FTR report.

April 18, 2016

Xtra Lease Offers Free Size & Weight Reference Guide

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 Opens High-Tech Trailer Facility

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

Trailer Power Management System Pulls From Multiple Sources

Phillips Industries has introduced the Permalogic Smart-Charge trailer power management system for liftgate and auxiliary battery banks.

April 1, 2016

Trail King Acquisition Brings a New Product

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Trail King's purchase of Dakota gained a line of grain trailers, while growth in the hauling of turbine blades demands longer equipment.

March 30, 2016

Hankook Releases 2 Truck and Trailer Tires

Hankook’s DH07 drive tire and TH22 low platform trailer tire have been made available to fleets and will be on display at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

March 28, 2016

Dry Vans: Regulations, What Customers Want, and How It Could Change

While many equipment mandates cause angst in the industry, a recent government proposal to require stronger rear under-ride guards is apparently not one of them.

March 28, 2016

J.B. Hunt Orders 4,000 Trailers with Safer Rear Impact Guard

J.B. Hunt Transport Services has ordered 4,000 Wabash National DuraPlate dry van trailers that use a new rear impact guard designed for better protection against underride in collisions.

March 24, 2016

EPA Not Backing off GHG Rules for Trailers, Glider Kits

EPA and NHTSA have again indicated they intend to regulate truck trailers and glider kits under their Phase 2 proposal for limiting the GHG emissions and fuel consumption of on-highway trucks.

March 22, 2016

Trailer Market Picks Up Steam in February

Trailer orders in the U.S. during the month of February rose 21% over the previous month, slightly exceeding expectations, says FTR.

March 10, 2016

Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Being Developed

The system captures energy as a tractor-trailer brakes and runs downhill, and reapplies energy through a drive axle to help the truck launch and run uphill. Operation on the trailer is completely autonomous.

March 10, 2016

Last Year’s Trailer Registrations 3rd Highest in 15 Years

New registrations of commercial trailers in the U.S. hit 254,700 units in 2015, representing the third highest volume of new trailer registrations since 2000.

March 10, 2016

Nitrogen Cooling System Offers Alternative to Traditional Reefer Trailers

After extensive testing with a grocery fleet in California, a nitrogen trailer cooling system is available that offers an alternative to traditional diesel-powered refrigeration systems.

March 2, 2016

Stronger Impact Guards Are Already Here

Absorbing an extra 5 mph amounts to almost double the force that slams into a trailer's rear, but isn't that expensive to produce, explains Tom Berg in his Trailer Talk blog.

March 1, 2016

Wabash Shows Almost All-Composite Prototype Reefer

The trailer uses molded structural composites, or MSCs, developed by Wabash engineers over the last three years. It uses few bolts and no metal crossmembers.

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