Refurbished trailers

| February 26, 2012

XTRA Lease, a national rental trailer company, has added 9,400 trailers to its fleet, now totaling 25,000.  The trailers are equipped with fuel efficient aerodynamic side skirts and comply with California’s SmartWay and Greenhouse Gas ...

Deep-treaded tire for improved traction

| February 25, 2012

Made to last with a deep 33/32-in. tread to improve mileage and traction, the G741 MSD tire will be available in May in size 11R24.5, Load Range H. The tire’s cut- and chip-resistant and self-cleaning ...

Cummins reveals natural gas engine

| February 24, 2012

Cummins Inc. announced a new on-highway natural gas engine with the Cummins Westport ISX12 G. The ISX12 G is built on the Cummins ISX12 and uses the same base engine and key components as its diesel ...

Hand cleaner for dirt, grease and oil

| February 23, 2012

The cherry gel pumice hand cleaner is made to get heavy dirt, grease, and oil off of hands. The pumice scrubbers exfoliate and renew to get rid of stains and odors. The cleaner is available ...

Curb-resistant spread axle tire

| February 22, 2012

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. has tire specifically made for spread axle trailers, the G619 RST. The tire is developed to resist scrubbing and curb impact, features a deep 18/32 inch tread depth, a tough ...

| February 22, 2012

Raleigh, N.C., native Brandon Smith hauls glass six days per week regionally with his ’96 Peterbilt 379 and 34-foot MAC.

Solus showcases new aerodynamic devices

| February 21, 2012

Solus has a range of new aerodynamic devices for commercial trailers on display at TMC's Spring Meeting in Tampa, Fla., this week. Among the products showcased is the Solus Split Skirt and Wheel Cavity Covers, ...

ATDynamics introduces roll door TrailerTail design

| February 21, 2012

ATDynamics says its new RollTail, rear-mounted aerodynamic fairing is the first commercially available tail fairing specifically designed for trailers with roll doors. Previous TrailerTail designs have been for swing-door design trailers. The new RollTail is a DOT-compliant, ...

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