Distributors, Upfitters http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7343/more en Utilimaster rolls out 3 concept vans at ICUEE http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/utilimaster-rolls-out-3-concept-vans-icuee <div class="node-body article-body">Utilimaster is displaying two Walk-in Van concepts and a Ford Transit Cargo Van concept, specific to the utility and specialty services industries, at the 2017 ICUEE show held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, October 3-5. </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/utilimaster-rolls-out-3-concept-vans-icuee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/utilimaster-rolls-out-3-concept-vans-icuee#comments Truck Bodies Distributors, Upfitters News Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:05:00 +0000 65351 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Upfitter FPG plans expansion to meet growing demand http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/upfitter-fpg-plans-expansion-meet-growing-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Specialty vehicle upfitter First Priority Global will soon open of a new, state-of the-art manufacturing facility in Flanders, NJ, the company reports.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/upfitter-fpg-plans-expansion-meet-growing-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/upfitter-fpg-plans-expansion-meet-growing-demand#comments Truck Bodies Distributors, Upfitters News Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:46:00 +0000 64731 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com First Priority Global's new Conversion Division location in Flanders, NJ. Drop me a line http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/drop-me-line <div class="field-deck"> August 2017 Trailer/Body Builders editorial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kevin Jones, Trailer-Body Builder’s new editor, introduces himself and outlines the opportunities and challenges for a journalist moving to a market about which he knows just enough to be dangerous.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/drop-me-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/drop-me-line#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Distributors, Upfitters Equipment & Parts Fabrication Tue, 05 Sep 2017 18:34:00 +0000 64521 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com It’s time to say goodbye http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/it-s-time-say-goodbye <div class="field-deck"> July 2017 Editorial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Almost 43 years ago, I pulled up in front of a two-story house in Houston’s most notoriously funky neighborhood. And now it’s over. The fastest 42 years I have ever lived. </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/it-s-time-say-goodbye" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/it-s-time-say-goodbye#comments Aftermarket Parts Snow & Ice Trailers Truck Bodies Trailer Dealers Truck Equipment Distributors, Upfitters Chassis News Fri, 04 Aug 2017 18:19:00 +0000 63801 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Legislation filed to repeal FET—again http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/legislation-filed-repeal-fet-again <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Jones </div> <div class="field-deck"> Excise tax repeal might not get far without a plan to replace </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Congress is taking yet another swing at repealing the expensive and complicated federal excise tax (FET) on heavy-duty highway vehicles. But while truck, trailer, and equipment manufacturers and dealers, along with their customers, are all for doing away with</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/legislation-filed-repeal-fet-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/legislation-filed-repeal-fet-again#comments Trailer Dealers Distributors, Upfitters News Fri, 04 Aug 2017 16:39:00 +0000 62831 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Morgan Olson adds Indiana step van facility http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/morgan-olson-adds-indiana-step-van-facility <div class="node-body article-body">In response to growing demand, walk-in step van manufacturer Morgan Olson is expanding its Sturgis, MI production facilities into nearby Howe, IN with the addition of a 163,000 sq. ft. facility, the company reports.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/morgan-olson-adds-indiana-step-van-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/morgan-olson-adds-indiana-step-van-facility#comments Truck Bodies Distributors, Upfitters News Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:11:00 +0000 63531 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Fontaine Opens New Truck Modification Center in Texas http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/fontaine-opens-new-truck-modification-center-texas <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.fontainemodification.com/" target="_blank">Fontaine Modification Fleet Services</a> announced it has moved its Laredo, TX, modification center 14 miles down the road to a new 27,000-sq.-ft. facility adjacent to TruckMovers, a yard management and third-party logistics service provider.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/fontaine-opens-new-truck-modification-center-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/fontaine-opens-new-truck-modification-center-texas#comments Distributors, Upfitters News Wed, 17 May 2017 17:38:00 +0000 61911 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Fontaine Modification opens new truck modification center in Texas http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/fontaine-modification-opens-new-truck-modification-center-texas <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__email.prnewswire.com_wf_click-3Fupn-3DTwIh0OIjG8BOSB67uKqqj5U4wbFCl1lRUNJDXqIMvXF-2D2BTuHPC59duDT3Qi6zo3rn-5FBGx9O7V78Or-2D2Bco8IT-2D2F1DTbYJq8DVUqmYne1MDWDGlxpUg9wb4PU-2D2Fweb0heJSyT0Kq1-2D2Bl-2D2F1NTnfBhM-2D2FNBw5-2D2BPm5QTXXoL-2D2BgstkOJo4EWzBEf8RGfq58NFQIr-2D2FIkKTJ03CflbidOynE0ClIcwZdaWFUaO4mR62pkYer14SqAfNlITcHPu9W3L0PMMPHft6MhHKaaNASL07KZGscz9-2D2B8pe2OZbuJ9ygz0nktri-2D2FOs2jPm7pqnwn4Zf99Wk2ACJdK-2D2FOLbQmGN9N3AJ-2D2FL5Ky-2D2BqhRvijARNjvGiRoRp0RZImAhDWMhH36nqWi04f4hh72-2D2FOPHr3R6wKRdNAi2y7ACIvZWe8w-2D3D-2D3D&amp;d=DwMFaQ&a</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/fontaine-modification-opens-new-truck-modification-center-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/fontaine-modification-opens-new-truck-modification-center-texas#comments Distributors, Upfitters Chassis News Thu, 11 May 2017 14:40:00 +0000 61811 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com ‘Energy’ invigorates Work Truck Show http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/energy-invigorates-work-truck-show <div class="field-deck"> North America’s largest work truck event draws 11,799 to Indianapolis; Keane installed as 53rd NTEA president </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Work Truck Show 2017 showed the ongoing evolution of the commercial truck industry displaying advances in electrification, diesel, gasoline, and advanced fuel powertrains, light-weighting, and even augmented reality and solar power. Here are the highlights.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/energy-invigorates-work-truck-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/energy-invigorates-work-truck-show#comments Truck Bodies Truck Equipment Distributors, Upfitters Fri, 05 May 2017 20:44:00 +0000 61471 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com NHTSA’s rearview camera requirements affect commercial vehicles, so make sure compliance is achieved and maintained http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/nhtsa-s-rearview-camera-requirements-affect-commercial-vehicles-so-make-sure- <div class="field-deck"> FMVSS 111 requires vigilance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wtih the second phase of compliance with FMVSS 111 now in effect, Steve Spata and Susan Dehne’s presentation, “FMVSS 111: How New Rearview Camera Requirements Affect Commercial Vehicles,”</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/nhtsa-s-rearview-camera-requirements-affect-commercial-vehicles-so-make-sure-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/nhtsa-s-rearview-camera-requirements-affect-commercial-vehicles-so-make-sure-#comments Distributors, Upfitters Fri, 05 May 2017 15:18:00 +0000 61571 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>Steve Spata, the NTEA&rsquo;s technical assistance director, walks people through details of the new FMVSS 121 following his presentation&mdash;including which of these areas must be visible to the driver.</p>