Trailer Body Builders http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/rss.xml en Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence in April Falls from Four-Year High http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/equipment-leasing-and-finance-industry-confidence-april-falls-four-year-high <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Confidence in the equipment finance market is 70.7, easing from the four-year high of 72.1 in March, according to the Equipment Leasing &amp; Finance Foundation.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/equipment-leasing-and-finance-industry-confidence-april-falls-four-year-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/equipment-leasing-and-finance-industry-confidence-april-falls-four-year-high#comments News Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:08:00 +0000 42081 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Messina Honored as Mitsubishi Fuso Dealer of the Year http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/messina-honored-mitsubishi-fuso-dealer-year <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Messina Truck Center of Tampa, Florida, has been named North American Dealer of the Year by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/messina-honored-mitsubishi-fuso-dealer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/messina-honored-mitsubishi-fuso-dealer-year#comments Chassis News Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:07:00 +0000 42071 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Great Western Named an East Manufacturing Dealer http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/great-western-named-east-manufacturing-dealer <div class="node-body article-body"><p>East Manufacturing has named Great Western Leasing &amp; Sales Inc. in Fontana, Calif., as an authorized East dealer. With 43 years of experience, Great Western will sell East flatbed and drop deck trailers in addition to providing full service and parts support for East trailers.</p> <p>Great Western offers trailer sales and rentals, service, parts, financing and leasing.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/great-western-named-east-manufacturing-dealer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/great-western-named-east-manufacturing-dealer#comments Trailers News Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:06:00 +0000 42061 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Did the Economy Just Literally Run Out Of Gas? http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/did-economy-just-literally-run-out-gas <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Reserve of Atlanta made big news last week when it announced it lowered its forecast for Q1 GDP growth to 0%. Yeah, that’s zip, zero, nada, nothing! Most economists had downgraded their forecasts, but this announcement still was a surprise. Commentators quickly blamed...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/did-economy-just-literally-run-out-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/did-economy-just-literally-run-out-gas#comments ideaXchange Market Stats Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:30:00 +0000 42051 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com ATA Urges Government to Reduce Truck Speeds http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-urges-government-reduce-truck-speeds <div class="node-body article-body"><p>American Trucking Associations (ATA) leaders renewed their call for the Department of Transportation to move forward with a rule requiring the electronic speed limiter on all large trucks be set no higher than 65 miles per hour.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-urges-government-reduce-truck-speeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-urges-government-reduce-truck-speeds#comments News Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:22:00 +0000 42041 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com March is Fourth-Best Month for Class 5-8 Since 2006: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/march-fourth-best-month-class-5-8-2006-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Class 5-8 sales in March represented the fourth best order month since the second half of 2006, the latest State of the Industry report by ACT Research Co. (ACT).</p> <p>Class 8 net orders were just over 24,600 units in March, while Classes 5-7 posted 20,800 net orders.</p> <p>Kenny Vieth, ACT&rsquo;s President and Senior Analyst, noted that, seasonally adjusted, March&rsquo;s Class 8 tally was the second-lowest in the past 16 months, but context is the biggest issue.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/march-fourth-best-month-class-5-8-2006-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/march-fourth-best-month-class-5-8-2006-act#comments Chassis News Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:21:00 +0000 42031 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Used-Truck Market Returning to Normal http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/used-truck-market-returning-normal <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Preliminary March data shows used-truck retail volume moving back to typical levels after a very depressed January and February, according to ATD/NADA&rsquo;s April <a href="http://www.nada.com/b2b/NADAOutlook/CommercialTruckBlog/tabid/147/categoryid/15/commercial-truck-guidelines.aspx" target="_blank">Commercial Truck Guidelines</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/used-truck-market-returning-normal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/used-truck-market-returning-normal#comments Chassis News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:06:00 +0000 42021 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com TRUMPF Group Growing in the UK http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/trumpf-group-growing-uk <div class="node-body article-body"><p>SPI Lasers, a member of the TRUMPF Group, has acquired JK Lasers, which has almost 100 employees and annual sales of $18.9 million and is one of the world&#39;s leading manufacturers of high-power fiber lasers for industrial use.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/trumpf-group-growing-uk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/trumpf-group-growing-uk#comments Fabrication News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:17:00 +0000 42011 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Bendix’s Indiana Facility Earns Recognition From Parent Company http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/bendix-s-indiana-facility-earns-recognition-parent-company <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Huntington, Indiana, manufacturing campus of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has received the 2014 KB-Truck Knorr Excellence Award, given by the Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse (KB) Group at its World Meeting.</p> <p>Bendix is a member of KB, a worldwide supplier of pneumatic braking and related safety systems for commercial vehicle and railroad applications.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/bendix-s-indiana-facility-earns-recognition-parent-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/bendix-s-indiana-facility-earns-recognition-parent-company#comments Truck Equipment News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:16:00 +0000 42001 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Denso Tapping Into Healthy Heavy-Duty Market in the U.S. http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/denso-tapping-healthy-heavy-duty-market-us <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.globaldenso.com/">Denso Corp.</a> of Japan has announced it will add heavy-duty and commercial vehicle research and development programs to its U.S. operations, taking advantage of North America&rsquo;s strong sales and rosy forecasts while international heavy-duty markets are stagnant or depressed. &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/denso-tapping-healthy-heavy-duty-market-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/denso-tapping-healthy-heavy-duty-market-us#comments Truck Equipment News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:14:00 +0000 41991 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com U.S. Transportation Sector to Remain Healthy in 2015 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/us-transportation-sector-remain-healthy-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The transportation sector in the U.S. is projected to witness significant growth this year, with all modes &ndash; including trucking, railroads and even the airline industry &ndash; expected to retain &ldquo;sufficient pricing power and volumes,&rdquo; according several reports.</p> <p>&ldquo;All transportation sectors are expected to see a continued, moderately accelerating pace of growth through 2015, building on the improved 2014 growth rates,&rdquo; noted Tanya Langman, a director with Fitch Ratings, in a statement.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/us-transportation-sector-remain-healthy-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/us-transportation-sector-remain-healthy-2015#comments News Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:27:00 +0000 41981 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Start/Stop Engine Systems to Grow Dramatically http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/startstop-engine-systems-grow-dramatically <div class="node-body article-body"><p>About 55% of light vehicles sold worldwide are expected to feature fuel-saving start/stop engine technology nine years from now&mdash;a 33% increase from this year, according to new analysis by consulting firm <a href="http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.navigantresearch.com&amp;esheet=51077492&amp;newsitemid=20150413005334&amp;lan=en-US&amp;anchor=Navigant+Research&amp;index=1&amp;md5=56b66596dfd28ac2490f45bbabcca27a" target="_blank">Navigant Research</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/startstop-engine-systems-grow-dramatically" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/startstop-engine-systems-grow-dramatically#comments Chassis News Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:25:00 +0000 41971 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Dorsey Trailer Expands Plant, Adds Jobs http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/dorsey-trailer-expands-plant-adds-jobs <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Dorsey Trailer, a division of Pitts Enterprises, Inc., is expanding its Elba, Alabama, facility, which will add 50 new jobs to the Wiregrass area and usher in more production.</p> <p>&ldquo;Anytime you add jobs, you add a lot of vitality to a city,&rdquo; said Elba Mayor Mickey Murdock. &ldquo;Fifty jobs means 50 families get fed, and if you multiply that times four, you get 200 people.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/dorsey-trailer-expands-plant-adds-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/dorsey-trailer-expands-plant-adds-jobs#comments Trailers News Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:59:00 +0000 41961 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index in Modestly Positive Territory http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ftr-s-trucking-conditions-index-modestly-positive-territory <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FTR&rsquo;s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for February, at 7.4, reflects a softening in capacity utilization due to the Hours of Service suspension and fluctuating diesel prices. &nbsp;</p> <p>FTR expects the TCI to rise into the summer months and beyond, and it could hit double digit positive readings before 2016 as the industry anticipates another round of regulatory drag. Should the Hours of Service changes that were suspended last year be reinstated in September, the index would move up dramatically. &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ftr-s-trucking-conditions-index-modestly-positive-territory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ftr-s-trucking-conditions-index-modestly-positive-territory#comments News Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:11:00 +0000 41951 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Investment in Trucks Forecast to Remain Steady or Slightly Decline http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/investment-trucks-forecast-remain-steady-or-slightly-decline <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The <strong><a href="http://www.leasefoundation.org/research/eo/mm.cfm">Foundation-Keybridge U.S. Equipment &amp; Software Investment Momentum Monitor</a></strong>, which tracks 12 equipment and software investment verticals, forecasts that investment growth in trucks should remain steady or potentially decline over the next three to six months.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/investment-trucks-forecast-remain-steady-or-slightly-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/investment-trucks-forecast-remain-steady-or-slightly-decline#comments Chassis News Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:40:00 +0000 41941 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com OOIDA Moves to Block Cross-Border Trucking Program with Mexico http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ooida-moves-block-cross-border-trucking-program-mexico <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has filed a petition to intervene in a cross-border trucking lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ooida-moves-block-cross-border-trucking-program-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ooida-moves-block-cross-border-trucking-program-mexico#comments News Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:37:00 +0000 41931 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Kenworth Starts Paccar MX Engine Dealer Council http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-starts-paccar-mx-engine-dealer-council <div class="node-body article-body"><p><u><a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/Kenworth?solrsort=created%20desc?intlink=incontent" target="_blank" title="">Kenworth</a></u> has established a Paccar MX Engine Dealer Council that includes Kenworth dealer principals and service managers and works with Kenworth and Paccar executives to identify continuous-improvement initiatives that ensure best-in-class fuel economy, reliability, and lowest total cost of operation.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-starts-paccar-mx-engine-dealer-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-starts-paccar-mx-engine-dealer-council#comments Chassis News Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:01:00 +0000 41921 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Mack Defense Awarded General Services Administration Contract http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/mack-defense-awarded-general-services-administration-contract <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mack Defense has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from the General Services Administration (GSA) under which Mack Defense will supply Mack Pinnacle, Mack Granite and Mack TerraPro models from now until Oct. 31, 2015. GSA has the option to extend the contract for an additional year through Oct. 31, 2016.</p> <p>The GSA contract also includes natural gas-powered vehicles from Mack. Mack offers the natural gas-powered Pinnacle highway model, which runs on either compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied natural gas (LNG).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/mack-defense-awarded-general-services-administration-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/mack-defense-awarded-general-services-administration-contract#comments Chassis News Thu, 09 Apr 2015 20:31:00 +0000 41911 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Freighter Focusing on Trailer Safety http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/freighter-focusing-trailer-safety <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Australian trailer manufacturer Freighter is highlighting safety at the Brisbane Truck Show May 14-17, displaying its safety innovations via its &ldquo;AutoHold&rdquo; model, which making its first appearance at a truck show after being released in June last year.</p> <p>The AutoHold was released in 2014, offering time savings through automatic fastening and unfastening of curtains. Drivers no longer need to open and close every single buckle when loading and unloading, instead simply pressing a button and watching as the trailer&rsquo;s pneumatic system does the work for them.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/freighter-focusing-trailer-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/freighter-focusing-trailer-safety#comments Trailers News Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:37:00 +0000 41901 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Llistosella Named President/CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/llistosella-named-presidentceo-mitsubishi-fuso <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) announced that Marc Llistosella has succeeded Dr. Albert Kirchmann as Head of Daimler Trucks Asia as well as President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck &amp; Bus Corporation (MFTBC), the parent company of MFTA.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/llistosella-named-presidentceo-mitsubishi-fuso" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/llistosella-named-presidentceo-mitsubishi-fuso#comments Chassis News Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:36:00 +0000 41891 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Volvo’s VNX 630 Now Offers Tridem Rear Axle http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/volvo-s-vnx-630-now-offers-tridem-rear-axle <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks&rsquo; VNX 630 model&mdash;designed for high gross-weight applications and heavy-haul tasks like heavy-equipment hauling, oil and gas delivery and timber transport&mdash;is now offered with a tridem rear axle group, offering maximum traction and an increased payload for customers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/volvo-s-vnx-630-now-offers-tridem-rear-axle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/volvo-s-vnx-630-now-offers-tridem-rear-axle#comments New to the Market News Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:35:00 +0000 41881 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Brenner Tank to Be Featured on TV’s ‘How It’s Made’ http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/brenner-tank-be-featured-tv-s-how-it-s-made <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.wabashnational.com">Wabash National Corporation</a> (NYSE: WNC) announced that its Brenner brand tank trailers will be featured in an episode of the &ldquo;<a href="http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/">How It&rsquo;s Made</a>&rdquo; series on Thursday at 9 p.m. ET on the Science Channel.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/brenner-tank-be-featured-tv-s-how-it-s-made" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/brenner-tank-be-featured-tv-s-how-it-s-made#comments Trailers News Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:13:00 +0000 41871 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Maxon Lift Receives 2014 Vendor Of Year Award From Dickinson Fleet http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/maxon-lift-receives-2014-vendor-year-award-dickinson-fleet <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Maxon Lift Corp., the largest privately-owned liftgate manufacturer in North America), has received the Vendor of the Year Award from Dickinson Fleet.</p> <p>&quot;We are incredibly honored to be recognized,&rdquo; said Brent Stratton, Co-President at Maxon.</p> <p>&quot;We continually strive to back our industry-leading products with the best comprehensive support in the industry and we are honored to be recognized for our efforts. We are very proud of our Maxon team.&rdquo; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/maxon-lift-receives-2014-vendor-year-award-dickinson-fleet#comments Truck Equipment News Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:12:00 +0000 41861 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com NTEA Recognizes 29 New and Requalified MVP Companies http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ntea-recognizes-29-new-and-requalified-mvp-companies <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has recognized nine organizations that have distinguished themselves as Member Verification Program (MVP) companies during the quarter ending March 2015. In addition, 20 companies have requalified for the MVP this quarter.</p> <p>Since its launch in 2005, the MVP has recognized hundreds&nbsp;of&nbsp;distributors, manufacturers and upfitters&nbsp;for successfully implementing specified business standards and processes, and for&nbsp;taking the necessary&nbsp;steps to comply&nbsp;with applicable government regulations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ntea-recognizes-29-new-and-requalified-mvp-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ntea-recognizes-29-new-and-requalified-mvp-companies#comments News Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:11:00 +0000 41851 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Rihm Kenworth Opens New Location in Twin Cities http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/rihm-kenworth-opens-new-location-twin-cities <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Rihm Kenworth has opened a new parts and service location in Lake Elmo, Minn., to provide expanded service support to customers and truck operators in the greater Twin Cities metro area.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/rihm-kenworth-opens-new-location-twin-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/rihm-kenworth-opens-new-location-twin-cities#comments Chassis News Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:10:00 +0000 41841 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 5-8 Preliminary Orders Fall Below 50,000 in March: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-5-8-preliminary-orders-fall-below-50000-march-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>March was the first month in the past six in which Class 5-8 orders fell below the 50,000-unit mark, according to ACT Research.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-5-8-preliminary-orders-fall-below-50000-march-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-5-8-preliminary-orders-fall-below-50000-march-act#comments Chassis Market Stats News Mon, 06 Apr 2015 18:30:00 +0000 41831 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Preliminary Class 8 Orders in March Lowest Since September 2014: FTR http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/preliminary-class-8-orders-march-lowest-september-2014-ftr <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Preliminary data show that North American Class 8 truck net orders in March were &nbsp;24,780 units, the lowest level since September 2014, according to FTR Associates.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/preliminary-class-8-orders-march-lowest-september-2014-ftr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/preliminary-class-8-orders-march-lowest-september-2014-ftr#comments Chassis Market Stats News Mon, 06 Apr 2015 18:28:00 +0000 41821 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Photos: Auto Truck Group http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/photos-auto-truck-group <div class="node-body gallery-body">As Ford shifts gears into Transit van production, Auto Truck Group seizes the opportunity to capitalize on upfitting this vehicle of change</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/photos-auto-truck-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/photos-auto-truck-group#comments Distributors, Upfitters Equipment & Parts Sun, 05 Apr 2015 21:51:00 +0000 41611 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com The invasion of the body snatchers http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/invasion-body-snatchers <div class="field-deck"> Trailer/Body Builders March 2015 editorial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The question we have for you this month: To what extent will the influx of new commercial vans take the place of traditional truck bodies mounted on chassis cabs?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/invasion-body-snatchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/invasion-body-snatchers#comments News Sun, 05 Apr 2015 21:35:00 +0000 41601 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com People and Positions for March 2015 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/people-and-positions-march-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">News and highlights of people in the truck, trailer manufacturing and distribution industry</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/people-and-positions-march-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/people-and-positions-march-2015#comments News Sun, 05 Apr 2015 21:11:00 +0000 41781 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com