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    Kalyn Siebert delivers flexibility

    October 9, 2018 10:14AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kalyn Siebert’s VersaMaxx-EXT 50T HRG trailer can extend from 48 to 53 feet, with a design that can be maneuvered in confined spaces for low-profile, large transport and vehicle recovery in urban areas areas. Features include a 100,000-lb capacity, an

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    XL extension for turbine blades

    May 16, 2018 3:19PM by Truck News

    XL Specialized Trailers’ new BladeMate Flip Extension adds 27 feet to the rear of trailers designed to haul wind turbine blades. When a trailer is empty, drivers can flip up the extension, retract the trailer, and be left with a

  • Product Uncategorized

    XL unveils galvanized trailer

    April 10, 2018 1:12PM by Truck News

    XL Specialized Trailers has expanded its galvanized trailer series to include the Mechanical Full-width Gooseneck (MFG) model. The 80 MFG, like the other galvanized lowboys, is made with T-1 flange, and 80K web, with the hot-dip galvanizing process providing a

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    Detachable gooseneck trailer boasts 15-inch deck height

    April 3, 2018 4:11PM by Truck News

    XL Specialized Trailers’ XL 110  low-profile hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailer has been unveiled with a 15-inch loaded deck height, which the company says is the lowest in the industry and can accommodate loads that would otherwise need a dropside trailer.

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    Utility unveils 4000AE drop deck

    March 20, 2018 3:00PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Utility’s new lightweight 4000AE Drop Deck flatbed trailer offers many features found in the company’s combo flatbed of the same name. And the final result weighs less than some all-aluminum trailers, but at a “more sensible combo-trailer price,” the company

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    Aspen unveils 55-ton lowboy

    March 20, 2018 8:21AM by Truck News

    Aspen Custom Trailers, known for its heavy-haul designs, has now introduced the M5500-8 commercial trailer – a 55-ton hydraulic removable gooseneck lowboy. Features of the trailer with a 53-foot overall length include 26 feet of flush deck, swing-out outriggers, protected

  • Product Equipment

    MAC introduces new trailers

    June 8, 2017 10:14AM by Truck News

    ALLIANCE, Ohio – MAC Trailer has announced the launch of its new Lite Moving Floor and Lite Tipper trailers. The company says the new lines use lighterweight materials. “The fully riveted design is laser cut and laser drilled to handle

  • News Equipment

    Stoughton updates dry van, adds reefer

    March 1, 2017 1:49PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Stoughton Trailers has introduced design improvements to its dry van and will soon launch a refrigerated trailer. The updates were announced at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council. The company’s Z-Plate and aluminum sheet

  • Stoughton improves rear impact guard

    March 1, 2017 1:27PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Moved by the story and lobbying efforts of Marianne Karth, who lost two daughters in a crash with a tractor-trailer, Stoughton has redesigned its rear impact guard. Karth visited the Technology & Maintenance Council’s spring meeting to

  • Truck-Lite offering trailer telematics

    February 27, 2017 10:29AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Truck-Lite is entering the trailer telematics market with the launch of its new Road Ready trailer monitoring and communication system. The new offering was announced at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council. Truck-Lite says

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland unveils lighter-weight CBX40 trailer suspension

    October 27, 2016 3:19PM by James Menzies

    Company also builds in extra toughness, extends warranty

  • Product Equipment

    Utility introduces lighter-weight flatbed

    September 27, 2016 12:45PM by Truck News

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Utility Trailer has announced the introduction of a lighter-weight 4000AE flatbed trailer. “Our new 4000AE flatbed delivers the strength and long-term benefits of a durable combo trailer,” said Larry Roland, director of marketing for Utility

  • News Equipment

    Wabash shows off composite reefer prototype

    March 30, 2016 1:52PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Wabash National showcased for the first time a prototype composite refrigerated trailer that it says will be as light as a dry van. And that’s counting the refrigeration unit. Shown for the first time at this year’s

  • NACFE report supports adoption of trailer aerodynamics

    February 29, 2016 6:47PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A recent Confidence Report issued by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) concluded that trailer aerodynamic devices do work, providing fuel savings ranging from 1-10%. The study looked at three areas of the trailer that

  • News Equipment

    FTR says despite drop, October was ‘outstanding month for trailer orders’

    November 19, 2015 5:30PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – FTR, a transportation intelligence organization, has reported that trailer orders for this past October were down 30% from a year ago and 7% from the previous month, but notwithstanding the decline, exceeded expectations. A total of 32,200