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Category: Cab, Trailer & Body New

Utility’s Clearfield, Utah Manufacturing Plant Builds 300,000th Trailer

Utility’s Clearfield, Utah Manufacturing Plant Builds 300,000th Trailer

| August 18, 2022

“Congratulations to the entire Clearfield Utah Factory Team in achieving this milestone. With all the production challenges we’re facing today, their commitment to building high quality reefers is the reason we’re number one in the marketplace,” Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers, is […]

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American Rheinmetall Vehicles and GM Defense Team to Pursue U.S. Army’s Common Tactical Truck Program

American Rheinmetall Vehicles and GM Defense Team to Pursue U.S. Army’s Common Tactical Truck Program

| August 18, 2022

The Army is seeking a modern platform featuring advanced driver safety systems, increased off-road mobility, cybersecurity, machine learning, artificial intelligence American Rheinmetall Vehicles, a leading developer of tactical wheeled and tracked combat vehicles and systems has formed a strategic collaboration with GM Defense LLC, to compete in the U.S. Army’s Common Tactical Truck (CTT) program. […]

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New TravelCenters of America Survey Finds that Trucking Fleets Plan to Invest in EV and Hydrogen Vehicles to Meet Decarbonization Goals

New TravelCenters of America Survey Finds that Trucking Fleets Plan to Invest in EV and Hydrogen Vehicles to Meet Decarbonization Goals

| August 11, 2022

Fleet Leaders Want to See Charging Infrastructure Development Before Making Major Commitments to Specific Alternative Fuels Leaders of the largest U.S. trucking fleets are moving forward with planning and investment in fleets powered by sustainable fuels, according to a new survey released today by TravelCenters of America Inc. (Nasdaq: TA). Fleet companies have begun making investments […]

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Wabash Expands EcoNex Technology Production with $20 Million Investment and 200 New Jobs in Minnesota

Wabash Expands EcoNex Technology Production with $20 Million Investment and 200 New Jobs in Minnesota

| August 11, 2022

EcoNex Technology is Wabash’s proprietary, next-generation molded structural composite that utilizes environmentally conscious materials aimed at reducing greenhouse gas Wabash (NYSE: WNC), the visionary leader of connected solutions for the transportation, logistics and distribution industries, is expanding manufacturing capacity of EcoNex™ Technology to address customer demand and equipment challenges that refrigerated carriers have faced for years, […]

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Thailand’s Leading Trailer Manufacturer Successfully Enters US Market

Thailand’s Leading Trailer Manufacturer Successfully Enters US Market

| August 9, 2022

Under the new agreement, Panus will supply over 3,000 trailers to the North American Market in 2022 Panus, Thailand’s leading trailer manufacturer, has successfully entered the U.S. market with their first delivery of 150 semi-trailers (container chassis) in March 2022. Teaming up with North America’s leading equipment leasing professionals, Panus Assembly Co. Ltd. has signed […]

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Sandhills Market Reports Track Continued Decline in Truck and Trailer Values

Sandhills Market Reports Track Continued Decline in Truck and Trailer Values

| August 5, 2022

Although heavy-duty truck inventory levels increased for the fifth consecutive month in July, the 1.7% M/M increase was considerably lower than previous months’ increases Recent Sandhills Global market reports identified trends in used medium-duty construction equipment in Sandhills marketplaces, including consecutive months of inventory increases, that signaled potential value changes. In July, medium-duty construction equipment trends continued […]

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