Trailer Body Builders http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/rss.xml en Wabash National Named a '50 Best U.S. Manufacturer' by IndustryWeek http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-national-named-50-best-us-manufacturer-industryweek <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) was named one of the &ldquo;50 Best U.S. Manufacturers&rdquo; by IndustryWeek in its July/August 2015 issue. This is the third time Wabash National has been honored as an &ldquo;IW 50 Best,&rdquo; having also appeared on the list in 2006 and 2013.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-national-named-50-best-us-manufacturer-industryweek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-national-named-50-best-us-manufacturer-industryweek#comments Trailers News Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:25:00 +0000 45451 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Rugged Duty Options Added for Freightliner 122SD http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/rugged-duty-options-added-freightliner-122sd <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Freightliner 122SD can now be spec&rsquo;d with Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series (RDS) and Oil Field Series (OFS) automatic transmissions. The combination of the 122SD with Allison&rsquo;s vocational transmissions is ideal for tough off-road and oil field applications.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/rugged-duty-options-added-freightliner-122sd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/rugged-duty-options-added-freightliner-122sd#comments Chassis News Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:08:00 +0000 45441 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Federal Court Orders Ridge Corp to Stop Green Tail Sales http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/federal-court-orders-ridge-corp-stop-green-tail-sales <div class="node-body article-body"><p>STEMCO, an EnPro Industries company (NYSE: NPO), announced that Judge Beverly Reid O&rsquo;Connell of the United States District Court for the Central District of California issued an order granting STEMCO subsidiary ATDynamics&rsquo; Motion for a Preliminary Injunction against Ridge Corporation&rsquo;s Green Tail product. The Court found that ATDynamics demonstrated that it is &ldquo;likely to succeed&rdquo; on the merits of its patent infringement lawsuit against Ridge based on the Court&rsquo;s review of three representative claims.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/federal-court-orders-ridge-corp-stop-green-tail-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/federal-court-orders-ridge-corp-stop-green-tail-sales#comments Trailer Components News Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:02:00 +0000 45431 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com GHG Poll: Cost vs Benefit http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/poll/08272015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>Is the cost of implementing the more stringent Greenhouse Gas Emissions &amp; Fuel Efficiency Standards appropriate for the benefits gained from CO2 and fuel consumption reductions?</p> <p>Read the related article here: <a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/mandating-fuel-efficient-trailers" target="_blank">Mandating Fuel Efficient Trailers</a></p> </div><form action="/poll/08272015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-61-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-61"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-61" name="choice" value="61" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-71-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-71"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-71" name="choice" value="71" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="45421" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-RlbPhKmt8w3jbQCG7U_F7UXpcd5z-kmwITh_9LbPmpI" value="form-RlbPhKmt8w3jbQCG7U_F7UXpcd5z-kmwITh_9LbPmpI" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/poll/08272015#comments Trailers Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:05:11 +0000 45421 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Denson Named New VP of Operations for Fontaine Heavy-Haul http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/denson-named-new-vp-operations-fontaine-heavy-haul <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Fontaine Heavy-Haul has hired J. Cliff Denson to be Vice President of Operations, a newly created position to support Fontaine Heavy-Haul&rsquo;s significant growth.</p> <p>Denson will be responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing, purchasing and engineering departments and will report directly to John Krier, President of Fontaine Heavy-Haul.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/denson-named-new-vp-operations-fontaine-heavy-haul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/denson-named-new-vp-operations-fontaine-heavy-haul#comments Trailers News Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:46:00 +0000 45411 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Monroe Truck Equipment Wins Patent Infringement Suit http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/monroe-truck-equipment-wins-patent-infringement-suit <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc., announced that a federal court in Madison, Wisconsin, has found in favor of Monroe in a patent lawsuit filed against Universal Truck Equipment, Inc. The Honorable James Peterson found that Monroe&rsquo;s patent on a specialized wing plow post is both valid and infringed by one of Universal Truck Equipment&rsquo;s &ldquo;Uni-Glide&rdquo; products.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/monroe-truck-equipment-wins-patent-infringement-suit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/monroe-truck-equipment-wins-patent-infringement-suit#comments Truck Equipment News Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:44:00 +0000 45401 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Ground Broken on New Headquarters for Marion Body Works http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/ground-broken-new-headquarters-marion-body-works <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Officials of Marion Body Works, Inc. and Consolidated Construction Co., Inc. ceremonially broke ground for a new Marion Body Works headquarters in Appleton, Wisconsin.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/ground-broken-new-headquarters-marion-body-works" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/ground-broken-new-headquarters-marion-body-works#comments Truck Bodies News Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000 45391 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Utility Tri-State Opens New Location in Arkansas http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/utility-tri-state-opens-new-location-arkansas <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.utilitytrailer.com/">Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company</a> announced that Utility Tri-State, Inc., has opened a new dealer location in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.</p> <p>&ldquo;Since our dry van business has been growing, we made the decision to buy an existing service facility to better serve our trailer customers in the Northwest Arkansas market,&rdquo; said Jeff Smith, President of Utility Tri-State. &ldquo;We love this location and we are planning to invest over $100,000 in improvements.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/utility-tri-state-opens-new-location-arkansas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/utility-tri-state-opens-new-location-arkansas#comments Trailer Dealers News Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:59:00 +0000 45381 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 8 Used Truck Volumes Flat in July: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-used-truck-volumes-flat-july-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Used Class 8 truck metrics were generally in line from June to July, with average age and miles up an incremental 1% each. Compared to last year, average prices were up 2% in July and 6% YTD, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-used-truck-volumes-flat-july-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-used-truck-volumes-flat-july-act#comments Chassis News Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:57:00 +0000 45371 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Kenworth’s Predictive Cruise Control in Production for T680s, T880s http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-s-predictive-cruise-control-production-t680s-t880s <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> Predictive Cruise Control</u> is now in production for new Kenworth T680s and T880s specified with the PACCAR MX-13 engine. Available as a factory-installed option, the new Kenworth system combines cruise control with GPS to help deliver optimal fuel economy, the company said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-s-predictive-cruise-control-production-t680s-t880s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-s-predictive-cruise-control-production-t680s-t880s#comments Chassis News Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:19:00 +0000 45361 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Krone’s Axle-Manufacturing Business Thriving http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/krone-s-axle-manufacturing-business-thriving <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Since Krone launched its own line of trailer axles at the 2014 IAA Commercial Vehicle Transport Show in Hanover, Germany, over 10,000 axle units have been installed.</p> <p>&quot;Our strategy to offer the &lsquo;All-in-Krone-Trailer,&rsquo; including our own Krone axle, has proved to be the right approach,&rdquo; said managing director Bernard Krone. &ldquo;Our customers trust in the Krone brand and the axle too. We are grateful for their confidence, as our axle represents a true matter of personal importance as far as I am concerned.&quot;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/krone-s-axle-manufacturing-business-thriving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/krone-s-axle-manufacturing-business-thriving#comments Trailers News Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:16:00 +0000 45351 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Volvo Trucks Shows Off Adaptive Loading on The Road http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/volvo-trucks-shows-adaptive-loading-road <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Fuel savings, longer tire life, reduced chassis weight and maintenance, all wrapped around improved vehicle safety are the broad-brush benefits <a href="http://fleetowner.com/volvo-1?intlink=incontent" target="_blank" title="Keyword link list">Volvo</a> Trucks it can offer motor carriers with its new adaptive loading system.</p> <p>And the OEM took journalists on ride and drive through two western states that included sit-down visits with customers who began testing the adaptive loading package two years ago to offer proof of those claims.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/volvo-trucks-shows-adaptive-loading-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/volvo-trucks-shows-adaptive-loading-road#comments Chassis News Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:09:00 +0000 45341 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com NATM Developing Guidance Document on EWR http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/natm-developing-guidance-document-ewr <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM) has engaged international law firm K&amp;L Gates to develop a user-friendly guidance document on Early Warning Reports (EWR) and recall reporting requirements, including information on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration&rsquo;s 49 CFR &sect;579.5, to assist members in understanding and complying with those requirements.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/natm-developing-guidance-document-ewr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/natm-developing-guidance-document-ewr#comments Trailers News Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:04:00 +0000 45331 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com OEMs, Cummins Disagree on Separate GHG Engine Standard http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/oems-cummins-disagree-separate-ghg-engine-standard <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The second public hearing on proposed truck fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards shaped up much like the first: Trucking industry representatives expressed qualified support for the stringency goals and implementation schedule outlined by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), while air quality regulators and environmental groups called for tougher restrictions and a tighter timeline. And within trucking there is a divide over exactly how the engine and complete vehicle should be measured.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/oems-cummins-disagree-separate-ghg-engine-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/oems-cummins-disagree-separate-ghg-engine-standard#comments Chassis News Fri, 21 Aug 2015 05:41:00 +0000 45301 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Trailer Orders Grow in July Despite Decline in Dry Vans: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-grow-july-despite-decline-dry-vans-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Trailer net orders in July, at more than 20,300 units, declined 27% from the unsustainable 27,900-unit June pace, but still managed to rise 7% on a year-over-year basis despite a drop in the dry-van market, according to the most recent State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by ACT Research Co. (ACT).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-grow-july-despite-decline-dry-vans-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-grow-july-despite-decline-dry-vans-act#comments Trailer Output Trailers News Fri, 21 Aug 2015 05:22:00 +0000 45321 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com SwapLoader Regional Sales Manager - Western Region http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/swaploader-regional-sales-manager-western-region <div class="node-body page-body"><p>SwapLoader USA, Ltd., a premier manufacturer of hook-lift hoist products currently seeks a Regional Sales Manager to manage our Western U.S. territory.</p> <p>This position entails contacting distributors and potential customers for the marketing and selling of SwapLoader hook-lift products. .</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/swaploader-regional-sales-manager-western-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Classifieds Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:20:36 +0000 45311 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Edmonton Kenworth Opens New Full-Service Facility in Leduc http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/edmonton-kenworth-opens-new-full-service-facility-leduc <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Edmonton Kenworth has opened a major, new full-service dealership with 42 service bays in Leduc, Alberta.</p> <p>In celebration, Edmonton Kenworth&ndash;Leduc will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18. The dealership will also hold a ribbon-cutting event on Thursday, Sept. 17, with the Leduc city and county mayors, regional chamber of commerce, members of parliament and Kenworth representatives as special guests.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/edmonton-kenworth-opens-new-full-service-facility-leduc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/edmonton-kenworth-opens-new-full-service-facility-leduc#comments Chassis News Thu, 20 Aug 2015 05:02:00 +0000 45271 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 8 Orders Beat Expectations in July: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-beat-expectations-july-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Class 8 booked just over 24,600 net new orders in July&mdash;exceeding expectations for the first time since February&mdash;according to the latest State of the Industry report released by ACT Research Co. (ACT).</p> <p>Kenny Vieth, ACT&rsquo;s President and Senior Analyst, noted that, at the midway point of Q3, the economy and freight markets are being buffeted by cross-currents, generating mixed signals.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-beat-expectations-july-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-beat-expectations-july-act#comments Chassis Market Stats News Thu, 20 Aug 2015 05:01:00 +0000 45261 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Trailer Orders Up 13% in July: FTR http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-13-july-ftr <div class="node-body article-body"><p>U.S. trailer net orders were 20,400 units, 13% above a year ago and 24% below the previous month, according to FTR Associates.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-13-july-ftr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-13-july-ftr#comments Trailers Market Stats News Thu, 20 Aug 2015 05:00:00 +0000 45251 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Muncie Unveils MESP Series of Electronic Spreaders http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/muncie-unveils-mesp-series-electronic-spreaders <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Muncie Power Products has released the MESP Series of electronic spreader packages to help municipalities, counties, private contractors and state departments keep roadways safe while conserving salt and staying within budget.</p> <p>&ldquo;Salt is extremely expensive, which makes it difficult to keep budgets constrained while also taking care of roadways,&rdquo; said Kevin Woehler, assistant group manager, TSG. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s a constant struggle, and so what we try to do is create cost effective solutions to conserve salt.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/muncie-unveils-mesp-series-electronic-spreaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/muncie-unveils-mesp-series-electronic-spreaders#comments New to the Market News Wed, 19 Aug 2015 21:05:00 +0000 45291 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Work Truck Show Launches Social Media Platform http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/work-truck-show-launches-social-media-platform <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has launched two new social media destinations to help industry professionals better connect with The Work Truck Show 2016. Users can &ldquo;like&rdquo; a dedicated <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheWorkTruckShow">Work Truck Show Facebook page</a> to see the latest Show news, photos and videos, while exhibitors can follow <a href="https://twitter.com/WTS_exhibitors">@WTS_exhibitors</a> on Twitter to receive important updates as the event approaches.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/work-truck-show-launches-social-media-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/work-truck-show-launches-social-media-platform#comments News Wed, 19 Aug 2015 21:03:00 +0000 45281 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com GHG Poll: Trailer Length http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/poll/08192015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>The proposed Greenhouse Gas Emissions &amp; Fuel Efficiency Standards have different requirements for long and short trailers, with 50-foot lengths the line of demarcation. Is that length an appropriate one for dividing trailers into the &#39;long&#39; or &#39;short&#39; groups? (Read the related article here: <a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/mandating-fuel-efficient-trailers" target="_blank">Mandating fuel efficient trailers</a><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">)</span></p> </div><form action="/poll/08192015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-41-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-41"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-41" name="choice" value="41" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-51-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-51"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-51" name="choice" value="51" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax-1" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid-1" value="45241" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-1" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-DjNNCK9B7SnxeddtVgZxEMjvuy9vATTBBR48tRtjHq8" value="form-DjNNCK9B7SnxeddtVgZxEMjvuy9vATTBBR48tRtjHq8" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/poll/08192015#comments Trailers Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:02:16 +0000 45241 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com ATA Truck Tonnage Index Up 2.8% in July http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-truck-tonnage-index-28-july <div class="node-body article-body"><p>American Trucking Associations&rsquo; advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.8% in July, following a revised drop of 0.4% during June. In July, the index equaled 135.0 (2000=100), the second highest level on record. The all-time high of 135.8 was reached in January 2015.</p> <p>Compared with July 2014, the SA index increased 3.7%, which was above the 1.9% gain in June. Year-to-date through July, compared with the same period last year, tonnage was up 3.4%.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-truck-tonnage-index-28-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-truck-tonnage-index-28-july#comments News Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:52:00 +0000 45231 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Study Says Demand for Low-Cost Trucks Will Grow http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/study-says-demand-low-cost-trucks-will-grow <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Demand for &ldquo;low cost&rdquo; trucks &ndash; defined as commercial vehicles priced 15% to 25% lower than average units within a specific class &ndash; is expected to grow in North America and Western Europe over the next seven years, according to a recent study, as fleets seek ways to trim back <a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/big-rigs-big-costs">equipment expenses</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/study-says-demand-low-cost-trucks-will-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/study-says-demand-low-cost-trucks-will-grow#comments Chassis News Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:51:00 +0000 45221 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Ford Recalling Select Medium-Duty Models Over Seat-Belt Issue http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/ford-recalling-select-medium-duty-models-over-seat-belt-issue <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A safety compliance recall is in the works from <a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent" target="_blank" title="Keyword link list">Ford</a> Motor Co. for some 26,400 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks focused on model years 2011-2013 and 2015.</p> <p>The issue regards seat belt anchorage, as the front passenger and center seat belts might not be anchored in the correct position relative to the seat, the OEM said &ndash; increasing the risk of injury in a crash.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/ford-recalling-select-medium-duty-models-over-seat-belt-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/ford-recalling-select-medium-duty-models-over-seat-belt-issue#comments Chassis News Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:49:00 +0000 45211 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Mickey Truck Bodies Reaches Out To Future Workforce http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/mickey-truck-bodies-reaches-out-future-workforce <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mickey Truck Bodies is partnering with The Dream Center, a free after-school program in Asheboro, North Carolina, to help educate under-resourced children about their career options as they enter into adulthood and the workforce.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/mickey-truck-bodies-reaches-out-future-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/mickey-truck-bodies-reaches-out-future-workforce#comments Truck Bodies News Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:59:00 +0000 45201 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Gray & Adams Unveils Lifting-Deck Urban Semi-Trailer http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/gray-adams-unveils-lifting-deck-urban-semi-trailer <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Gray &amp; Adams, a UK manufacturer of refrigerated road transport equipment, will unveil a ground-breaking lifting-deck urban semi-trailer at the industry&rsquo;s premier showcase event next month.</p> <p>The 11m tri-axle trailer is being presented by Gray &amp; Adams at the Temperature-Controlled Storage Distribution Show, which takes place at the Peterborough Arena from Sept. 16-17.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/gray-adams-unveils-lifting-deck-urban-semi-trailer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/gray-adams-unveils-lifting-deck-urban-semi-trailer#comments New to the Market News Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:57:00 +0000 45191 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com NACFE Documents Low Rolling Resistance Tire Savings http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/nacfe-documents-low-rolling-resistance-tire-savings <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The lower rolling resistance (LRR) of a truck or trailer tire, the greater the savings a fleet can achieve &ndash; even when the wear rate of an LRR tire is faster than that of &ldquo;standard&rdquo; model.</p> <p>That&rsquo;s the latest finding from a series of &ldquo;confidence reports&rdquo; authored by the <a href="http://www.truckingefficiency.org/news">North American Council for Freight Efficiency</a> (NACFE).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/nacfe-documents-low-rolling-resistance-tire-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/nacfe-documents-low-rolling-resistance-tire-savings#comments Aftermarket Parts News Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:35:00 +0000 45181 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Supreme Declares $0.03 Cash Dividend http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/supreme-declares-003-cash-dividend <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Supreme Industries, Inc. (NYSE MKT: STS) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three cents ($0.03) per share on its Class A and Class B common stock.</p> <p>The dividend is payable on August 31, 2015, to holders of record at the close of business on August 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-003-cash-dividend#comments Truck Bodies News Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:34:00 +0000 45171 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Getting Back to Where We Were Before http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/getting-back-where-we-were <div class="node-body article-body">After the Great Recession some economists claimed the U.S. economy would not suffer the same fate as the Japanese “lost decade,” when it took Japan...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/getting-back-where-we-were" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/getting-back-where-we-were#comments ideaXchange Market Stats Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:18:00 +0000 45161 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com