Truck Bodies http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7354/more en CTEA to 'Up the Ante' at 2017 conference http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/ctea-ante-2017-conference <div class="node-body article-body">With the theme “Up the Ante: Innovate,” the 2017 Canadian Transportation Equipment Association's Annual Conference and Trade Fair promises to be yet another fantastic opportunity for trailer and vocational truck manufacturers, their dealers, suppliers and service providers to gather and network. </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/ctea-ante-2017-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/ctea-ante-2017-conference#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Trailer Dealers News Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:04:00 +0000 64791 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Meet the eCanter: Mitsubishi Fuso’s medium-duty electric delivery truck http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/meet-ecanter-mitsubishi-fuso-s-medium-duty-electric-delivery-truck <div class="field-byline"> Cristina Commendatore, Fleet Owner </div> <div class="field-deck"> Called a 'game-changer' for cities looking to reduce emissions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NEW YORK, NY. Construction clanking, sirens from emergency vehicles, and other typical city traffic noise served as the backdrop for Thursday’s global launch of Mitsubishi Fuso’s medium-duty electric delivery truck here in New York City’s East Village.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/meet-ecanter-mitsubishi-fuso-s-medium-duty-electric-delivery-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/meet-ecanter-mitsubishi-fuso-s-medium-duty-electric-delivery-truck#comments Truck Bodies Chassis News Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:18:00 +0000 64761 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>Mitsubishi&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Fuso">Fuso</span>&nbsp;officially launched its all-electric, zero-emission truck, the&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="eCanter">eCanter</span>, to commercial customers during a Sept. 14 event in New York City.</p> Mitsubishi Fuso 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. 'Smart Equipment' panel to be featured at HDMA's Off-Highway Dialogue http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/smart-equipment-panel-be-featured-hdmas-highway-dialogue <div class="node-body article-body">HDMA has announced its expert technology panel, titled "The Age of Smart Equipment", to be presented during next month's Off-Highway Dialogue in the Quad Cities area.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/smart-equipment-panel-be-featured-hdmas-highway-dialogue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/smart-equipment-panel-be-featured-hdmas-highway-dialogue#comments Truck Bodies Chassis Equipment & Parts News Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:49:00 +0000 64711 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com New Hardox 500 Tuf wear plate for dump bodies and buckets http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/new-hardox-500-tuf-wear-plate-dump-bodies-and-buckets <div class="node-body article-body">The new Hardox 500 Tuf, officially introduced at the Oil Sands Trade Show this week, has been designed exceptional strength, hardness and toughness in one and the same wear plate. </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/new-hardox-500-tuf-wear-plate-dump-bodies-and-buckets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/new-hardox-500-tuf-wear-plate-dump-bodies-and-buckets#comments New to the Market Truck Bodies News Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:31:00 +0000 64701 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>The dump body in the pictures is made with Hardox&nbsp;500 Tuf in the bottom plate.&nbsp;It has transported over 88 million pounds (40,000 metric tons) of crushed rock during more&nbsp;than a year with very low wear. Measuring the thickness at the end section&nbsp;of the 0.236 in. (6 mm) bottom plate showed an average wear of only 5%, according to SSAB.</p> SSAB Wabash seeks $325 million in private placement to fund Supreme purchase http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-seeks-325-million-private-placement-fund-supreme-purchase <div class="node-body article-body">With the required anti-trust review behind it, Wabash National Corporation is launching a $325 million private offering to fund the purchase price for the pending acquisition of Supreme Industries Inc., the trailer builder reported Monday.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-seeks-325-million-private-placement-fund-supreme-purchase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-seeks-325-million-private-placement-fund-supreme-purchase#comments Trailers Truck Bodies News Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:34:00 +0000 64691 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Morgan adds mid-temp body to NexGen line http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/morgan-adds-mid-temp-body-nexgen-line <div class="node-body article-body">Light- and medium-duty truck and van body maker Morgan Corporation has expanded its NexGen ‘Next Generation’ product line. </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/morgan-adds-mid-temp-body-nexgen-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/morgan-adds-mid-temp-body-nexgen-line#comments New to the Market Truck Bodies News Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:03:00 +0000 64681 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Morgan Corp. TGIV: R2D2 targets last-mile deliveries http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/tgiv-r2d2-targets-last-mile-deliveries <div class="node-body article-body">Here’s an idea for trailer and truck body builders planning to capitalize on the opportunities offered by e-commerce and the evolving supply chain: Motherships to manage delivery robots.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/tgiv-r2d2-targets-last-mile-deliveries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/tgiv-r2d2-targets-last-mile-deliveries#comments Truck Bodies News Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:45:00 +0000 64641 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Robby Technolgies EPA takes ‘big first step’ on trailer GHG review http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/epa-takes-big-first-step-trailer-ghg-review <div class="field-deck"> 2018 Phase 2 implementation schedule still in place, TTMA cautions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The federal agencies responsible for implementing the next phase of heavy-duty fuel efficiency standards have notified the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association that the industry's concerns warrant a formal reconsideration of the regulation.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/epa-takes-big-first-step-trailer-ghg-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/epa-takes-big-first-step-trailer-ghg-review#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:45:00 +0000 64581 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>Jeff Sims</p> Feed hauler pairs Kenworth 7-axle truck with Walinga body http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/feed-hauler-pairs-kenworth-7-axle-truck-walinga-body <div class="node-body article-body">White Oak Mills, a full-service Pennsylvania-based feed manufacturer, recently took delivery of a Kenworth T880S 7-axle straight truck, becoming Kenworth’s first customer to operate a T880S in this configuration.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/feed-hauler-pairs-kenworth-7-axle-truck-walinga-body" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/feed-hauler-pairs-kenworth-7-axle-truck-walinga-body#comments Truck Bodies News Thu, 07 Sep 2017 18:51:00 +0000 64511 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>Josh Long, White Oak Mills transportation manager, stands beside a Kenworth T880S 7-axle configuration with&nbsp;<a href="http://walinga.com/bulk-feed-bodies">26-foot&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Walinga">Walinga</span>&nbsp;feed body</a>.</p>