trailers

Report urges trailer, tire, natural-gas power standards for Phase II efficiency regs

| April 03, 2014

With the second round of heavy-duty fuel-efficiency standards recently announced by the Obama Administration, the National Research Council offered a series of recommendations in a newly released report.

Great Dane booth features mobile app, innovations

| March 21, 2013

A new smartphone app and hands-on exhibits of Great Dane's most innovative technology and are among attractions at the company's booth. The app will enable users to easily locate the nearest company branch, dealer or authorized ...

Hadley SmartValve simplifies electronic height control

| March 11, 2013

A video from the Hadley company details its new SmartValve electronic height control system's potential to reduce the physical burden on drivers raising and lowering landing gear, among other benefits.

Meritor produces 10-millionth trailer axle

| January 31, 2013

At its manufacturing facility in Frankfort, Ky., company representatives and guests gathered to commemorate the milestone and celebrate the company's long history.

Owner-operator Dan Braun bags 1st place in K.C. truck showImage Gallery

| October 29, 2012

Video, pictures and more about Braun's plans to turn his trailer into a cancer survivors' memorial, as well as detail on runners-up in the first Pride in Your Ride truck show at the Truck Driver ...

Amid big fleet investments, operators stare down high truck prices

| May 27, 2012

Something is going right for the Jacobson Companies 3PL -- Mack Trucks announced yesterday that they took delivery of an order of 259 built-in-the-U.S. Mack Pinnacles, 139 daycabs and 120 sleeper trucks, and they're hiring ...

Great Dane breaks ground on technology facility

| April 05, 2012

Great Dane breaks ground on a research facility for the trailer maker's engineering and design initiatives.

Cubby Buddy toolbox maker’s new storage system for load bars

| April 02, 2012

Hensley Inc.-leased owner-operator Jeff Zehrer (pictured), with a Great Dane dry van and Freightliner tractor and a unique line of tool-box systems for owner-operators you may well recall me writing about here back in January, has ...

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