Trailer Body Builders http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/rss.xml en Photos: Fabform Industries is a testament to managed growth http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/photos-fabform-industries-testament-managed-growth <div class="node-body gallery-body">From a horse barn to a 50,000-sq-ft plant, Fabform Industries is a testament to managed growth—and award-winning leadership guiding it</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/photos-fabform-industries-testament-managed-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/photos-fabform-industries-testament-managed-growth#comments Trailer Output Trailers Mon, 05 Sep 2016 18:51:00 +0000 55391 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Photos: MAC Tailer creates separate plant for its refuse trailers and half-round end dumps. http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/photos-mac-tailer-creates-separate-plant-its-refuse-trailers-and-half-round-end-dumps <div class="node-body gallery-body">Photo gallery of MAC Trailer's new plant for its line of refuse trailers and half-round end dumps, from a building that formerly served as a warehouse for a tire distributor, its potential and liabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/photos-mac-tailer-creates-separate-plant-its-refuse-trailers-and-half-round-end-dumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-output/photos-mac-tailer-creates-separate-plant-its-refuse-trailers-and-half-round-end-dumps#comments Trailer Output Trailers Mon, 05 Sep 2016 15:14:00 +0000 55361 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com NHTSA, FMCSA Propose Speed Limiters for Heavy Trucks http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/nhtsa-fmcsa-propose-speed-limiters-heavy-trucks <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A long-awaited, much-debated proposal for requiring speed limiters on heavy trucks was released today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/nhtsa-fmcsa-propose-speed-limiters-heavy-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/nhtsa-fmcsa-propose-speed-limiters-heavy-trucks#comments News Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:25:00 +0000 55371 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Grote Opens New European Headquarters in Bavaria http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/grote-opens-new-european-headquarters-bavaria <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Grote Industries held a grand opening for its new European headquarters in the Bavarian town of Bogen, Germany.</p> <p>It will brings new jobs to the area in the form of a technology development and testing center, an expanded manufacturing capability, and a logistics hub for European distribution.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/grote-opens-new-european-headquarters-bavaria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/grote-opens-new-european-headquarters-bavaria#comments Aftermarket Parts News Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:42:00 +0000 55351 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com International Offers Bendix Wheel-End Package on Trucks, Buses http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/international-offers-bendix-wheel-end-package-trucks-buses <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A <a href="http://www.foundationbrakes.com/" target="_blank">full wheel-end portfolio from Bendix</a> &ndash; consisting of the Bendix ADB22X air disc brake, Bendix EverSure Spring Brake, Bendix Versajust LS Slack Adjuster, and Bendix foundation drum brakes &ndash; is now available on a range of <a href="http://fleetowner.com/international-1?intlink=incontent" target="_blank" title="Keyword link list">International Trucks</a>&rsquo; medium- and heavy-duty trucks and IC-branded buses.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/international-offers-bendix-wheel-end-package-trucks-buses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/international-offers-bendix-wheel-end-package-trucks-buses#comments Chassis News Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:05:00 +0000 55341 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com CIMC Revises North American Dealer Strategy http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/cimc-revises-north-american-dealer-strategy <div class="node-body article-body"><p>CIMC, a multi-national supplier of logistics and energy equipment, has announced a new marketing and distribution initiative that will extend its lineup of container chassis to trailer dealers throughout North America.</p> <p>Frank Sonzala, CEO of CIMC Intermodal Equipment, (CIE), made the announcement concurrent with appointing Trevor Ash as Director of Sales &ndash; North America Dealers. Ash comes to CIE to build on a career in business development with a leading heavy equipment distributor specializing in heavy lift and intermodal systems.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/cimc-revises-north-american-dealer-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/cimc-revises-north-american-dealer-strategy#comments Trailer Dealers News Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:03:00 +0000 55331 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Daimler to Participate in SuperTruck II Initiative http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/daimler-participate-supertruck-ii-initiative <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has been selected to receive a $20 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the SuperTruck II program. The new award is part of a multimillion dollar, multi-year program to increase the fuel economy of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles while decreasing carbon pollution.</p> <p>The program will build on the success of the first SuperTruck initiative and accelerate the development of technologies that can more than double the efficiency of trucks across the United States.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/daimler-participate-supertruck-ii-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/daimler-participate-supertruck-ii-initiative#comments Chassis News Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:19:00 +0000 55311 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Used Class 8 Truck Volumes Down in July: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/used-class-8-truck-volumes-down-july-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Used Class 8 truck same-dealer sales volumes fell in July, posting an 8% m/m drop, following a double-digit m/m increase in June, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research.</p> <p>Additionally, the report noted that sales were down year-over-year and year-to-date by a similar amount.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/used-class-8-truck-volumes-down-july-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/used-class-8-truck-volumes-down-july-act#comments Chassis News Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:18:00 +0000 55301 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com ATA Truck Tonnage Index Drops 2.1% in July http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-truck-tonnage-index-drops-21-july <div class="node-body article-body"><p>American Trucking Associations&rsquo; advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.1% in July, following a revised 1.6% decline during June. In July, the index equaled 134.3 (2000=100), down from 137.1 in June. The all-time high was 144 in February.</p> <p>Compared with July 2015, the SA index rose just 0.3%, the smallest year-over-year gain in 2016. In June, the year-over-year increase was 2.1%.Year-to-date, compared with the same period in 2015, tonnage was up 3.2%.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-truck-tonnage-index-drops-21-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-truck-tonnage-index-drops-21-july#comments News Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:13:00 +0000 55291 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Hendrickson Softek NXT Available for Peterbilt Models http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/hendrickson-softek-nxt-available-peterbilt-models <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced the launch of the <a href="http://www.softeknxtdriven.com/" target="_blank">Softek NXT integrated monoleaf suspension and steer axle system</a>. Softek NXT is now an available option on both <a href="http://www.peterbilt.com/" target="_blank">Peterbilt 579 and 567</a> set forward axle models.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/hendrickson-softek-nxt-available-peterbilt-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/hendrickson-softek-nxt-available-peterbilt-models#comments Chassis News Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:12:00 +0000 55281 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Trailer Orders at 10,147 in July: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-10147-july-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Trailer net orders were 10,147 in July, down 25% month-over-month and 50% year-over-year, according to the most recent State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by ACT Research Co. (ACT).</p> <p>&ldquo;The second half of the year opened on a disappointing note; net orders of 10,147 trailers were the lowest monthly volume since January 2010,&rdquo; said Frank Maly, Director&ndash;CV Transportation Analysis and Research at ACT.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-10147-july-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-10147-july-act#comments Trailers Market Stats News Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:21:00 +0000 55271 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Penton Launches New Equipmentwatch.Com Platform http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/penton-launches-new-equipmentwatchcom-platform <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Penton&rsquo;s <a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/EquipmentWatch.com">EquipmentWatch has relaunched</a> its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform at EquipmentWatch.com. It includes broad equipment coverage across the construction, lift/access, agricultural and commercial truck markets, for everyone involved in the equipment lifecycle.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/penton-launches-new-equipmentwatchcom-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/penton-launches-new-equipmentwatchcom-platform#comments News Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:29:00 +0000 55261 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Healthy MD/Weak HD Scenario Again in July: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/healthy-mdweak-hd-scenario-again-july-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Class 8 net orders in July fell 20% month-over-month, but contracted nearly 58% on a year-over-year basis to a total of 10,358 units, and medium-duty net orders totaled 15,364 units, rising 1% m/m and y/y, according to the latest State of the Industry report by ACT Research Co. (ACT).</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/healthy-mdweak-hd-scenario-again-july-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/healthy-mdweak-hd-scenario-again-july-act#comments Chassis Market Stats News Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:26:00 +0000 55251 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Phase 2 GHG Final Rule Creating ‘Confusion’ for Trailer Manufacturers http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/phase-2-ghg-final-rule-creating-confusion-trailer-manufacturers <div class="field-byline"> By Rick Weber </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Phase 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) final rule issued Tuesday by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is creating a world of confusion for trailer manufacturers, according to Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) engineering manager John Freiler.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/phase-2-ghg-final-rule-creating-confusion-trailer-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/phase-2-ghg-final-rule-creating-confusion-trailer-manufacturers#comments Trailers News Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:14:00 +0000 55241 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Trucking Seems Cautiously Optimistic About Phase 2 Rules http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/trucking-seems-cautiously-optimistic-about-phase-2-rules <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Trucking OEMs, suppliers, trade groups, and fleets in the main seem &ldquo;cautiously optimistic&rdquo; regarding eventual compliance with the final Phase 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel efficiency rules issued this week by the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/">Environmental Protection Agency</a> (EPA) and the <a href="http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/">National Highway Traffic Safety Administration</a> (NHTSA), though in some cases the final rules benchmarks are tougher than what the agencies proposed in the draft phase of the rulemaking process.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/trucking-seems-cautiously-optimistic-about-phase-2-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/trucking-seems-cautiously-optimistic-about-phase-2-rules#comments Trailers Chassis News Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:19:00 +0000 55231 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Motiv Power Systems Opens New Headquarters in California http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/motiv-power-systems-opens-new-headquarters-california <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__motivps.com_&amp;d=DQMFaQ&amp;c=H98lxvesFHsl1ZPcztRg4g&amp;r=WEa523j9oXFddpoygX1PqNHuYsfOddm1HxUDgbotGLs&amp;m=AyJNxUrJrgGgZpLRx8Cl4lRTGT2-_S0WMgs9k4dRyUY&amp;s=TP2RXhBMovbmLHpv8VNLWFpBh4l0GQdDZrVFtj3onhQ&amp;e=">Motiv Power Systems</a>, a manufacturer of electric truck and bus powertrains, has opened new headquarters at 330 Hatch Drive in Foster City, California.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/motiv-power-systems-opens-new-headquarters-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/motiv-power-systems-opens-new-headquarters-california#comments Chassis News Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:18:00 +0000 55221 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Nissan Trialing New Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Van in Brazil http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/nissan-trialing-new-solid-oxide-fuel-cell-van-brazil <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A Nissan e-NV200 has become the first van in the world to be powered by a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell that runs on bio-ethanol electric power, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) in <em>Transport News Brief. </em></p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/nissan-trialing-new-solid-oxide-fuel-cell-van-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/nissan-trialing-new-solid-oxide-fuel-cell-van-brazil#comments Chassis News Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:16:00 +0000 55211 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com UK Heavy Vehicle Registrations Up 7% in Q2 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/uk-heavy-vehicle-registrations-7-q2 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market in the UK grew 7.6% in the second quarter of 2016, with more than 11,000 new vehicles registered,&nbsp;according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and published in <em>Transport News Brief. </em></p> <p>The performance marks the fifth quarter of consecutive growth for the sector, boosting year-to-date registrations by 12.9% to 21,434 &ndash; the highest volume for the period since 2008.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/uk-heavy-vehicle-registrations-7-q2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/uk-heavy-vehicle-registrations-7-q2#comments Chassis Market Stats News Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:03:00 +0000 55201 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com TTMA pictorial gallery http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/ttma-pictorial-gallery <div class="node-body article-body">In celebration of TTMA's 75th anniversary, Trailer Body Builders is having a reminiscing photo gallery. New "old" pictures of past TTMA conventions will be posted. Join us down memory lane as new pictures will be added in future weeks. </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/ttma-pictorial-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/ttma-pictorial-gallery#comments Trailer Dealers Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:56:00 +0000 54671 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Vice President of Sales http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/vice-president-sales-0 <div class="node-body page-body"><p><strong>Hercules Enterprises, LLC &ndash; Hillsborough, NJ</strong></p> <p>A New Jersey based intermodal chassis manufacturer is looking for an ambitious and energetic Vice President of Sales to coordinate and facilitate the expansion of our clientele. The Vice President of Sales will be the front of the company and will have the experience and dedication to create and apply an effective sales strategy.&nbsp; The goal is to drive sustainable financial growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with new and existing clients.</p></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/vice-president-sales-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Classifieds Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:58:18 +0000 55191 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Bendix Offering Permanent Remedy Kit for Repair of SR-5 Valves Identified In Recall http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/bendix-offering-permanent-remedy-kit-repair-sr-5-valves-identified-recall <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A no-cost permanent remedy kit &ndash; Bendix part number K140496 &ndash; is now available to enable repair of Bendix SR-5<sup>&trade;</sup> spring brake valves identified in a voluntary safety recall campaign. Bendix is directing impacted vehicle owners to work through their vehicle OEM or an authorized Bendix parts outlet &ndash; depending on how each OEM has elected to administer the recall &ndash; to obtain this remedy kit.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/bendix-offering-permanent-remedy-kit-repair-sr-5-valves-identified-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/bendix-offering-permanent-remedy-kit-repair-sr-5-valves-identified-recall#comments Aftermarket Parts News Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:27:00 +0000 55181 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Kenworth Saying Farewell to T660 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-saying-farewell-t660 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kenworth will sunset its Kenworth T660 by year-end after 10 years of production, and offer customers a &ldquo;last call&rdquo; opportunity to order from the final production allotment of 500 T660s.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-saying-farewell-t660" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-saying-farewell-t660#comments Chassis News Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:26:00 +0000 55171 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com XL Specialized Trailers Introduces Power Tail Trailer http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/xl-specialized-trailers-introduces-power-tail-trailer <div class="node-body article-body"><p>XL Specialized Trailers has introduced the XL 80 Power Tail trailer, which is ideal for transporting medium-duty construction equipment through a hydraulic fold-under flip tail ramp that offers quick loading and unloading of hard-to-load equipment.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/xl-specialized-trailers-introduces-power-tail-trailer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/xl-specialized-trailers-introduces-power-tail-trailer#comments New to the Market News Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:24:00 +0000 55161 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com July Trailer Units at 9,500: FTR http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/july-trailer-units-9500-ftr <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FTR reports final July trailer orders were below expectations at 9,500 units, which is 20% below June and a decrease of 55% year-over-year.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/july-trailer-units-9500-ftr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/july-trailer-units-9500-ftr#comments Trailers Market Stats News Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:23:00 +0000 55151 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Final GHG rules announced http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/final-ghg-rules-announced-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The much-anticipated Phase 2 final rules for commercial trucks and trailers were announced August 16.<br /> For the first time, a set of CO2 emission and fuel consumption standards for manufacturers of new trailers will take effect over a period of nine years, according to a pre-publication version the final rules. &nbsp;The joint rulemaking has been signed by Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. &nbsp;The rules will become law 60 days after publication in The Federal Register. &nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/final-ghg-rules-announced-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/final-ghg-rules-announced-0#comments Trailers News Tue, 16 Aug 2016 22:29:00 +0000 55141 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com EPA Finalizes GHG Phase 2 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/epa-finalizes-ghg-phase-2 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The <a href="https://www3.epa.gov/otaq/climate/documents/2016-08-ghg-hd-final-rule-phase2-preamble.pdf">final Phase 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) rules</a> governing heavy-duty trucks and engines issued today by the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/">Environmental Protection Agency</a> (EPA) and <a href="http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/">National Highway Traffic Safety Administration</a> (NHTSA) &ndash; a rule that covers 1,690 pages &ndash; will seek to tighten oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and methane emissions as well as &ldquo;clarify&rdquo; the classification of <a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/bl</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/epa-finalizes-ghg-phase-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/epa-finalizes-ghg-phase-2#comments Chassis News Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:25:00 +0000 55121 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 8 Supply Rises Faster than Demand in July: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-supply-rises-faster-demand-july-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The supply of Class 8 trucks rose faster than demand for the fifth time this year, according to the most recent ACT For-Hire Trucking Index from ACT Research Co., LLC (ACT).<br /> <br /> Kenny Vieth, ACT&rsquo;s President and Senior Analyst, noted that the balance between supply and demand is still under attack from the widespread macro-inventory overhang.</p> <p>&ldquo;Apparently the results of May and June showing demand rising faster than supply were a temporary anomaly and not the beginning of a trend,&rdquo; Vieth said.<br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-supply-rises-faster-demand-july-act#comments Chassis Market Stats News Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:43:00 +0000 55111 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Trailer Preliminary Net Orders at 9,950 for July: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-preliminary-net-orders-9950-july-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>ACT&rsquo;s preliminary estimate for U.S. net trailer orders for July is 9,950 units. Final July volumes will be published later this month.</p> <p>&ldquo;Commercial trailer net orders fell over 25% sequentially in July and are less than half of the same month last year. While July is the industry&rsquo;s weakest order month from a seasonal perspective, the m/m tumble was more than double that projected by seasonal patterns,&rdquo; said Frank Maly, ACT&rsquo;s Director CV Transportation Analysis &amp; Research.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-preliminary-net-orders-9950-july-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-preliminary-net-orders-9950-july-act#comments Trailers Market Stats News Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:41:00 +0000 55101 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Kenworth Receives $8.6 Million in Grants for Low-Emission Drayage Projects http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-receives-86-million-grants-low-emission-drayage-projects-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kenworth has been awarded three government grants totaling $8.6 million that will support low-emissions projects involving Kenworth T680 Day Cabs targeted for use as drayage tractors in Southern California ports.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-receives-86-million-grants-low-emission-drayage-projects-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-receives-86-million-grants-low-emission-drayage-projects-0#comments Chassis News Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:40:00 +0000 55091 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Kenworth Receives $8.6 Million in Grants for Low-Emission Drayage Projects http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-receives-86-million-grants-low-emission-drayage-projects <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kenworth has been awarded three government grants totaling $8.6 million that will support low-emissions projects involving Kenworth T680 Day Cabs targeted for use as drayage tractors in Southern California ports.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-receives-86-million-grants-low-emission-drayage-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-receives-86-million-grants-low-emission-drayage-projects#comments Chassis News Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:37:00 +0000 55081 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com