Truck News


  • Wabash National creates role for aluminum tanker specialist

    October 18, 2016 11:00AM by Truck News

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wabash National has named Gordon Groshong senior product manager, aluminum, for its tank trailer business. It’s a newly created position within the company that produces Walker, Brenner, Beall and Bulk brand tank trailers. He will be responsible

  • News Equipment

    Alcoa expands Ultra One lightweight wheel line

    February 29, 2016 11:07AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Alcoa has expanded its line of Ultra One lightweight aluminum wheels. The company announced at the Technology & Maintenance Council meetings the addition of three new sizes. They include: 24.5”x8.25”, 22.5”x14”; and 22.5”x9” sizes. The wheel was

  • Feature Equipment


    October 14, 2014 8:25AM by James Menzies

    Ford made a huge splash when it announced its best-selling F-150 pickup would feature an aluminum cab, beginning in 2015. Have they gone mad? people wondered. It’s a truck. Built to pull things and haul things. They had visions of

  • Product Equipment

    Accuride’s new wheel treatment protects against rim flange wear

    June 2, 2014 10:14AM by Truck News

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Accuride has introduced a new aluminum wheel with a specially treated rim designed to reduce rim flange wear seen in heavy-haul, shifting load and frequent stop/start applications. The Accu-Flange wheel protects against flange wear that results from