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Carrier Transicold’s Innovative ‘Center Divide’ Vector 8611MT Trailer Refrigeration Unit Now Available

Carrier Transicold’s Innovative ‘Center Divide’ Vector 8611MT Trailer Refrigeration Unit Now Available

| May 27, 2020

Meets tremendous interest from grocery distribution and food service operations that deliver mixed loads Carrier Transicold has launched its innovative Vector™ 8611MT multi-temperature trailer refrigeration unit. Designed for trailers split lengthwise with a center dividing wall, the unit creates two refrigerated compartments without requiring a remote evaporator. Carrier Transicold is part of Carrier (NYSE: CARR), […]

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XTRA LEASE ADDS 4,000 NEW TRAILERS IN 2020

XTRA LEASE ADDS 4,000 NEW TRAILERS IN 2020

| May 27, 2020

Renting or leasing equipment, gives fleets an opportunity to operate new trailers, even while their own orders are on hold New trailers are coming off production now for XTRA Lease, the nation’s leading provider of semi-trailer rentals and leases, which has ordered approximately 4,000 new trailers for 2020. With the industry and economy suffering an […]

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U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 97% Sequentially in April, -99% Y/Y

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 97% Sequentially in April, -99% Y/Y

| May 22, 2020

ACT Research says April was disturbingly close to a net negative order month April net US trailer orders of 209 units were down 97% month-over-month and 99% below the previous year. Before accounting for cancellations, new orders of 5.7k units were down 57% versus March, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of […]

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US Trailer Production Facing Massive Retrenchment in Production Levels

US Trailer Production Facing Massive Retrenchment in Production Levels

| May 18, 2020

ACT Research says dramatic cessation of fleet investment has caused OEMs to quickly reassess their production volumes According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, the US trailer industry has shifted from the production/capacity challenges of the last three years, with their corresponding pressures on the component and material supply chains, to […]

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Nova Bus Offers New Products to Promote Safety Onboard Public Transit Vehicles

Nova Bus Offers New Products to Promote Safety Onboard Public Transit Vehicles

| May 12, 2020

Operations gradually resume during the COVID-19 pandemic Nova Bus, leading North American transit bus manufacturer, is offering a number of new products to its customers to enhance safety, cleanliness and security onboard its public transportation vehicles, as operations gradually resume across several of its sites. “As operations gradually restart in our North American facilities, our […]

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High School Students From Michigan and California Take Top Spots in FCA Drive for Design Competition

High School Students From Michigan and California Take Top Spots in FCA Drive for Design Competition

| May 11, 2020

Competition Educates and Encourages Students to Pursue Careers in Automotive Design Three students from Michigan and California have taken the top spots in this year’s FCA Drive for Design contest. Entries submitted from high school students in grades 10-12 from across the country were reviewed virtually by FCA’s automotive design team and special guest judge Josh Welton. This year’s 10-week […]

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