Trailer Body Builders http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/rss.xml en Trailer Output Report Now Available http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/trailer-output-report-now-available <div class="node-body article-body"><p><i>Trailer/Body Builders&rsquo;</i> annual report on truck trailer production, included in the February issue of <i>Trailer/Body Builders</i>, is now available online.</p> <p>This annual report&nbsp;tracks the yearly production of the largest trailer manufacturers in North America. Obtained by interviewing key managers of each company, this survey is conducted each year by <em>Trailer/Body Builders</em>.</p> <p>It lists the production of individual manufacturers&mdash;including the number of truck trailers, containers, and container chassis that were produced during the year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/trailer-output-report-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/trailer-output-report-now-available#comments Trailer Output Trailers News Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:11:00 +0000 41071 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Top 25 Trailer Manufacturers Increase Output 20% http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/top-25-trailer-manufacturers-increase-output-20 <div class="node-body article-body">THE 25 largest truck-trailer manufacturers in North America (plus three runners-up) produced 291,506 complete trailers in calendar year 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/top-25-trailer-manufacturers-increase-output-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/top-25-trailer-manufacturers-increase-output-20#comments Trailer Output Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:39:00 +0000 40821 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Where the trailer industry is growing http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/where-trailer-industry-growing <div class="field-deck"> Trailer/Body Builders February 2015 editorial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">HOW much is the trailer business changing? What’s different about the trailer manufacturing industry from, let’s say, a decade ago?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/where-trailer-industry-growing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/where-trailer-industry-growing#comments News Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:29:00 +0000 40811 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com 2014 Trailer Production Figures Table http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/2014-trailer-production-figures-table <div class="node-body article-body">This is part of the North American Trailer Output Report published each year in the February issue. Use the links on left to read the corresponding feature article for this table and to access an archive of links to articles and tables from 1998 to the present.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/2014-trailer-production-figures-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/2014-trailer-production-figures-table#comments Trailer Output Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:10:00 +0000 40971 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com People and Positions for February 2015 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/people-and-positions-february-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div> <h3> <strong>TRAILER, TRUCK, &amp; BODY OEMs</strong></h3> </div> <p align="left"><strong>K&ouml;gel</strong> has appointed <strong>Petra Adrianowytsch</strong> managing director, a newly created position. She will further concentrate on customer orientation, jointly with <strong>Lars Kirchner</strong>, authorized officer and sales manager for Germany, and the entire internal and external sales team. Adrianowytsch previously was a managing director in the disposal industry and performed consulting work for K&ouml;gel in 2012 and 2013.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/people-and-positions-february-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/people-and-positions-february-2015#comments News Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:40:00 +0000 40961 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Convention Calendar February 2015 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/archive/convention-calendar-february-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">February 2015 listing of conventions for the trailer, truck, and body industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/archive/convention-calendar-february-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/archive/convention-calendar-february-2015#comments Archive Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:27:00 +0000 40951 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Why plasma process is on the cutting edge http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/why-plasma-process-cutting-edge <div class="field-byline"> Bill Hodges - Product application manager, The Lincoln Electric Co </div> <div class="field-deck"> Technology has evolved to economically create customized, high-quality parts from a variety of materials, giving it advantages over waterjet and laser cutting in many applications </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trailer fabrication involves production of parts in all shapes and sizes from various steels or aluminum. One process, plasma cutting, can perform that work quickly and reliably. Advances in plasma technology</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/why-plasma-process-cutting-edge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/why-plasma-process-cutting-edge#comments Trailer Output Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:43:00 +0000 40921 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Staying engaged in political process http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/staying-engaged-political-process <div class="field-deck"> Why react to regulations when you can influence them? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Former Kentucky Congressman Geoff Davis believes we should think of Washington, DC, as a factory or a type of supply chain. “Congress is the production facility”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/staying-engaged-political-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/staying-engaged-political-process#comments Trailer Output Equipment & Parts Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:47:00 +0000 40911 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Economic expansion still going http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/economic-expansion-still-going <div class="field-deck"> Fundamental drivers: Trucking industry stimulated by a refreshing spot of TEA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The Fundamental Drivers of the Industry,” Bob Dieli—the president and founder of RDLB Inc—said TEA measures what’s moving by truck and has five components:</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/economic-expansion-still-going" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/economic-expansion-still-going#comments Trailer Output Truck Bodies Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:39:00 +0000 40901 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Not your father’s truck business http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/not-your-father-s-truck-business <div class="field-deck"> HDAD panel delves into distribution market’s tech-savvy new generation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A panel at HDAD was assembled to discuss changes in distribution, consolidation, smarter, savvier customers, and the increased complexity of trucks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/not-your-father-s-truck-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/not-your-father-s-truck-business#comments Trailer Output Equipment & Parts Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:31:00 +0000 40891 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Transformation of the aftermarket http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/transformation-aftermarket <div class="field-deck"> Aftermarket evolves in manner of vehicle use, kinds of vehicles used </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cataloging has been changed, parts identification has been changed, distribution changes have been going on through consolidation both on the OEM and dealer side and independent distribution side, there’s much more</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/transformation-aftermarket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/transformation-aftermarket#comments Trailer Output Equipment & Parts Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:18:00 +0000 40881 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Service the key to parts industry http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/service-key-parts-industry <div class="field-deck"> Stu MacKay urges parts chasers not to overlook $12 billion service opportunity </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In “How Changing Service Patterns Are Affecting the Aftermarket,” MacKay analyzed the service industry and then turned it over to moderators. “Service is the key to the parts industry”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/service-key-parts-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/service-key-parts-industry#comments Trailer Output Equipment & Parts Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:05:00 +0000 40871 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com How to make eCommerce work http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/how-make-ecommerce-work <div class="field-deck"> For companies offering truck, trailer parts, content is king </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“These are gigantic numbers,” said David Seewack, founder/CEO of FinditParts. “When I first started talking about eCommerce business, people were wondering, ‘Will customers adopt eCommerce? Will they</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/how-make-ecommerce-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/how-make-ecommerce-work#comments Trailer Output Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:48:00 +0000 40861 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com HDAD held amid healthy industry http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/hdad-held-amid-healthy-industry <div class="field-deck"> Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue: Steady expansion speaks for itself </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As aftermarket players gather for HEAVY Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) at The Mirage in Las Vegas, healthy numbers attest that burgeoning economic activity is no illusion</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/hdad-held-amid-healthy-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/hdad-held-amid-healthy-industry#comments Trailer Output Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:15:00 +0000 40851 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Consolidation may force changes for trailer dealers http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/consolidation-may-force-changes-trailer-dealers <div class="field-byline"> Gwendolyn Brown - Executive director, National Trailer Dealers Assoc </div> <div class="field-deck"> NTDA’s Gwendolyn Brown foresees changes for trailer dealers due to mergers and acquisitions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are an abundance of challenges from one year to the next for carriers from driver shortages to ever-increasing regulations. As fleets look for efficiency and growth through consolidation, they are increasing their buying power. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/consolidation-may-force-changes-trailer-dealers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/consolidation-may-force-changes-trailer-dealers#comments Trailer Output Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:04:00 +0000 40841 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com North America's First Road Usage Charge Program Begins in Oregon http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/north-americas-first-road-usage-charge-program-begins-oregon <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sanef ITS and Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS) have been awarded a road usage charge contract by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/north-americas-first-road-usage-charge-program-begins-oregon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/north-americas-first-road-usage-charge-program-begins-oregon#comments News Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:16:00 +0000 41061 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Chevrolet Colorado Adds 'Box Delete' Option http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/chevrolet-colorado-adds-box-delete-option <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The <a href="http://media.gm.com/media/us/en/chevrolet/vehicles/colorado/2015.html" target="_blank">2015 Chevrolet Colorado will have a </a>box delete option that will be available in mid-April&mdash;what the company says is the only such option offered in the mid-size truck segment.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/chevrolet-colorado-adds-box-delete-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/chevrolet-colorado-adds-box-delete-option#comments Chassis News Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:14:00 +0000 41051 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Mitsubishi Unveils 2016 Canter Models http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/mitsubishi-unveils-2016-canter-models <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) is showing new Canter FE130, FE160, FE180 and FE160 Crew Cab models at The Work Truck Show 2015 in Indianapolis.</p> <p>At the show and conference, sponsored by NTEA and hosted at the Indianapolis Convention Center, FUSO will highlight the Canter&rsquo;s best-in-class payload capacities, high fuel economy, longer service intervals, and its industry-best 5-year powertrain limited warranty, which the company says combine to provide Canter users with lower cost-of-ownership.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/mitsubishi-unveils-2016-canter-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/mitsubishi-unveils-2016-canter-models#comments Chassis News Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:13:00 +0000 41041 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Isuzu Starts Production on 2015/2016 Diesel Models http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/isuzu-starts-production-20152016-diesel-models <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., has begun production for its line of 2015 and 2016 N-Series diesel models. The diesel-powered 2016 NPR-HD, NPR-XD, NQR and NRR meet stringent new EPA greenhouse gas emissions standards a full year before they go into effect.</p> <p>These models, as well as the 2015 NPR ECO-MAX, offer upgraded interiors, new exterior styling, and new optional driver&rsquo;s suspension seat and keyless entry.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/isuzu-starts-production-20152016-diesel-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/isuzu-starts-production-20152016-diesel-models#comments Chassis News Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:12:00 +0000 41031 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Greenhouse gas regulations: Phase 2 promises to impact work truck industry http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/greenhouse-gas-regulations-phase-2-promises-impact-work-truck-industry <div class="field-deck"> In the wake of a straightforward Phase 1 comes the next load of rules from NHTSA and EPA to curtail fuel consumption and emissions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency introduced the first fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions regulations for medium and heavy trucks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/greenhouse-gas-regulations-phase-2-promises-impact-work-truck-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/greenhouse-gas-regulations-phase-2-promises-impact-work-truck-industry#comments Trailer Output Trailer Dealers Market Stats Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:07:00 +0000 40831 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>Chassis manufacturers are anticipated to remain primarily responsible for compliance with upcoming fuel economy and greenhouse gas regulations. One possible change: to consider the efficiency of the entire driveline, rather than just the engine.</p> February 2015 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailerbody-builders/2015-03-05 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>Trailer Output Issue 2015: Trailer Output Figures for 2014 with the Top 25 Trailer Manufacturers; Report on EPA and NHTSA fuel economy and greenhouse gas regulations; NTDA’s Gwendolyn Brown foresees changes for trailer dealers; Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue 2015 conference coverage; Lincoln Electric’s Bill Hodges explains plasma process on the cutting edge</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <h3> <strong>Trailer Output Issue 2015</strong></h3> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em>In this issue:</em><br /> Our annual <strong>Trailer Output Figures</strong> for 2014 with a look at the <strong>Top 25 Trailer Manufacturers</strong>; A report on <strong>EPA and NHTSA</strong> fuel economy and greenhouse gas regulations; <strong>NTDA&rsquo;s Gwendolyn Brown</strong> foresees changes for trailer dealers; <strong>Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue 2015</strong> conference coverage; <strong>Lincoln Electric&rsquo;s Bill Hodges</strong> explains plasma process on the cutting edge</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/trailer-output/top-25-trailer-manufacturers-increase-output-20">Top 25 Trailer Manufacturers Increase Output 20%</a> <a href="/trailer-output/greenhouse-gas-regulations-phase-2-promises-impact-work-truck-industry">Greenhouse gas regulations: Phase 2 promises to impact work truck industry</a> <a href="/trailer-output/consolidation-may-force-changes-trailer-dealers">Consolidation may force changes for trailer dealers</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailerbody-builders/2015-03-05" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:00:00 +0000 41021 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Supreme Declares Cash Dividend http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/supreme-declares-cash-dividend <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Supreme Industries, Inc. (NYSE MKT: STS) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on the company&#39;s Class A and Class B Common Stock.&nbsp;</p> <p>Stockholders of record as of the close of business on March 17, 2015, will receive $.025 for each share owned on that date, payable on March 24, 2015.</p> <p>Future cash dividend payments are subject to business conditions, the company&#39;s financial position, and requirements for working capital, property, plant, and equipment expenditures and other corporate purposes.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/supreme-declares-cash-dividend#comments Truck Bodies News Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:14:00 +0000 41011 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Kenworth T370 Adds Heavier Front-Axle Offering http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-t370-adds-heavier-front-axle-offering <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kenworth will offer heavier front axles for its T370 Class 7 model.</p> <p>The introduction was made in conjunction with the Work Truck show being held this week in Indianapolis.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-t370-adds-heavier-front-axle-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-t370-adds-heavier-front-axle-offering#comments Chassis News Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:12:00 +0000 41001 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 8 Preliminary Net Orders Best in February Since 2006: FTR http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-preliminary-net-orders-best-february-2006-ftr <div class="node-body article-body"><p>North American Class 8 preliminary net orders were 30,900 units in February, the best since 2006 and a 7% improvement over the same period a year ago, according to FTR Associates.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-preliminary-net-orders-best-february-2006-ftr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-preliminary-net-orders-best-february-2006-ftr#comments Chassis Market Stats News Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:11:00 +0000 40991 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 5-8 Preliminary Orders Over 50,000 for Fifth Straight Month: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-5-8-preliminary-orders-over-50000-fifth-straight-month-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>February was the fifth consecutive month in which Class 5-8 orders rose above 50,000 units, according to ACT Research.</p> <p>Class 5-8 vehicle orders were booked at 51,400, up 6% compared to February 2014. While at their lowest level since September, February&rsquo;s order volume annualizes to a 616k AR (622k SAAR) &ndash; meaningfully higher than current production forecast expectations for the industry in 2015.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-5-8-preliminary-orders-over-50000-fifth-straight-month-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-5-8-preliminary-orders-over-50000-fifth-straight-month-act#comments Chassis Market Stats News Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:10:00 +0000 40981 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Reading Truck Body Unveils NPR ECO-MAX with Tool-Pro Body http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/reading-truck-body-unveils-npr-eco-max-tool-pro-body <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Reading Truck Body LLC announced the debut of the Isuzu NPR ECO-MAX with Tool-Pro body.</p> <p>Attendees at the 2015 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis will get a first look at the new truck chassis and body. Reading Truck Body (booth 3259) will display the completely upfitted chassis with the Tool-Pro body, and Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. (booth 4647) will feature the bare NPR ECO-MAX chassis.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/reading-truck-body-unveils-npr-eco-max-tool-pro-body" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/reading-truck-body-unveils-npr-eco-max-tool-pro-body#comments Truck Bodies News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:55:00 +0000 40941 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Navistar Reports 1Q EBITDA of $101 Million http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/navistar-reports-1q-ebitda-101-million <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) reported that first-quarter EBITDA was $101 million versus an EBITDA loss of $110 million in the same period one year ago.</p> <p>The $211 million year-over-year improvement reflects the increase in sales and favorable product mix in core markets as well as the continuation of lower warranty expense and reduced operational and structural costs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/navistar-reports-1q-ebitda-101-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/navistar-reports-1q-ebitda-101-million#comments Chassis News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:54:00 +0000 40931 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Legacy Equipment Expands Facility in Salt Lake City http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/legacy-equipment-expands-facility-salt-lake-city <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Legacy Equipment Company has opened a 16,000-foot expansion and new paint booth at its facility in Salt Lake City.<br /> <br /> &quot;Our business levels dictated that we should&nbsp;make&nbsp;a sizable investment to better serve our client&rsquo;s needs,&rdquo;&nbsp;Legacy Equipment Company President John LeRoy said.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The addition to the existing facility includes six new service bays, a 6,000-square-foot part warehouse and a new paint booth.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/legacy-equipment-expands-facility-salt-lake-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/legacy-equipment-expands-facility-salt-lake-city#comments Truck Equipment News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:21:00 +0000 40801 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Worldwide Equipment, Kalyn Siebert Partner http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/worldwide-equipment-kalyn-siebert-partner <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Worldwide Equipment Inc. and Kalyn Siebert have formed a distribution partnership that will bring Kalyn Siebert&rsquo;s heavy‐duty trailers to Worldwide Equipment&rsquo;s wide‐reaching customer base.</p> <p>Within the framework of this new relationship, Worldwide Equipment will stock and promote Kalyn Siebert&rsquo;s Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck, Mechanical Detachable Gooseneck, and Hydraulic Sliding Axle Trailers, as well as Flip Axles and Hydraulic Boosters for these trailers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/worldwide-equipment-kalyn-siebert-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/worldwide-equipment-kalyn-siebert-partner#comments Trailers News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:19:00 +0000 40791 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Reach Van Now Available with XL3 Hybrid Electric Powertrain http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/reach-van-now-available-xl3-hybrid-electric-powertrain <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.xlhybrids.com">XL Hybrids, Inc.</a>, a developer of hybrid electric powertrain technology for commercial fleets, said its XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System is now available on the Reach commercial van from Isuzu and Utilimaster.</p> <p>As the first diesel-powered vehicle with the XL3 powertrain, the Reach will appeal to national delivery service companies, public sector and corporate fleets that are seeking ways to reduce fuel consumption and meet sustainability goals.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/reach-van-now-available-xl3-hybrid-electric-powertrain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/reach-van-now-available-xl3-hybrid-electric-powertrain#comments Chassis News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:18:00 +0000 40781 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com