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Rocketail Wing: Top 10 of 2019
December 17, 2019
The Rocketail Wing promises to save 8.42 liters of fuel per 1,000 km by smoothing out the rearward flow of...
Purkey’s Steady Charge: Top 10 of 2019
December 17, 2019
The Purkey’s SteadyCharge will maintain accessory batteries for months on end, without the risk of overcharging, and will run whenever...
Pull trailers by hand with a V-Move
December 12, 2019
Shunt trucks aren’t the only things that can move trailers around a yard or shop. The V-Move XXL 25t is...
Yokohama unveils regional haul trailer tire
December 5, 2019
Yokohama Tire has unveiled a new regional haul trailer tire, the 114R ultra wide-base (UWB) model, replacing the RY407 model.
Great Dane FleetPulse offers flexibility
November 4, 2019
Great Dane has launched its new FleetPulse trailer telematics system after a three-year development process.
Wabco TailGuard monitors trailer rear, applies brakes
October 2, 2019
As drivers keep their eyes on the road, Wabco TailGuard can now keep an eye on the space behind the...
Meritor trailer suspension in a lightweight package
October 1, 2019
Meritor’s MTA-Tec6 trailer suspension delivers a 23,000-lb. capacity for tankers, flatbeds and other vocational applications – and in a lightweight...
Carrier Transicold’s thinner intermodal reefer
September 26, 2019
The new Carrier Transicold Vector 1550 domestic intermodal refrigeration system is a third thinner than a traditional transportation refrigeration unit...
Phillips EZTrac makes it easy to track
September 10, 2019
Phillips Connect Technologies' new EZTrac and EZTrac Plus are being unveiled with the promise of "no-hassle asset tracking solutions" with...
Bridgestone rolls out FT492 trailer tire
September 5, 2019
Bridgestone Americas’ new Firestone FT492 trailer tire comes with a SmartWay stamp for fuel-efficiency, thanks in part to a low...
Transflo tracking trailers with new TT600
August 26, 2019
The new Transflo Trailer Tracking device will integrate into the Transflo Mobile+ platform, tracking trailers, containers and other assets by...
Stoughton chooses Wabco automatic slack adjusters
May 21, 2019
Wabco EasyFit automatic slack adjusters are now the standard brake offering on Stoughton trailers.
Non-permanent decking for leased trailers
April 23, 2019
Ancra has unveiled a “non-permanent” decking system that can be used in leased equipment or containers without voiding the warranty....
Phillips Connect Technologies expands smart trailer tech
March 26, 2019
Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) has expanded its smart trailer capabilities, launching TrailerNet Gateway, ChassisNet Gateway, and ContainerNet Gateway. It has...
Ancra automates deck heights
March 25, 2019
Ancra Cargo has automated its integrated decking system, allowing operators to adjust trailer deck height at the touch of a...
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