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Category: Cab, Trailer & Body

Commercial Vehicle Group Awarded Design and Production of Cabin Structure of Autocar’s Severe-Duty Vocational Truck

Commercial Vehicle Group Awarded Design and Production of Cabin Structure of Autocar’s Severe-Duty Vocational Truck

| August 30, 2019

Production is expected to begin in the second half of 2019 with full production expected by mid-2020 Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. was awarded the design and production of the cabin structure and other components of Autocar’s severe-duty vocational truck. At full volume, annual revenues from the program are expected to approximate $5 million.   Patrick Miller, President […]

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Englander Transportation to Add 100 Luxury Peterbilt Tractors for Drivers

Englander Transportation to Add 100 Luxury Peterbilt Tractors for Drivers

| May 14, 2019

Boast all the extra amenities and finishes to make our drivers comfortable on the road Englander Transportation is adding 100 new Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft tractors to its fleet over the next 12 months. The UltraLoft, an integrated high-roof sleeper, represents Peterbilt’s most spacious and luxurious accommodations, designed to give driver teams and solo drivers […]

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October Net Trailer Orders Post Solid Gain, Still Lag Last Year’s Levels

October Net Trailer Orders Post Solid Gain, Still Lag Last Year’s Levels

| November 18, 2016

Preliminary estimates for U.S. net trailer orders for October 2016 stand at 21,050 units, a solid sequential gain but not a banner performance as compared to one year ago. “Net trailer orders rebounded strongly in October, following a disappointing September. This preliminary report points to a sequential gain of over 60% for the month,” said […]

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New Flatbed Truck Manufacturing Facility Opens in Kansas

New Flatbed Truck Manufacturing Facility Opens in Kansas

| November 14, 2016

Doonan® Specialized Trailer, a leading manufacturer of specialty platform trailers, including custom flatbeds, drop decks, oilfield trailers, extendibles, RGN lowbeds and double drops has announced it has “gutted” a 25,000 square foot manufacturing plant, previously used to ‘stall build’ custom trailer products, to create a new, High-efficiency flatbed trailer plant. Doonan will still build custom […]

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New Vehicle Buying Service for Fleets of All Sizes

New Vehicle Buying Service for Fleets of All Sizes

| November 11, 2016

Fleet buyers for all types of vehicles now have a new, online marketplace to identify cars, trucks and buses. IronPlanet®, an online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, in conjunction with its TruckPlanet marketplace, have launched Fleet Services featuring IronPlanet Truck Locator. With access to over $200 million in Class […]

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Utility Trailer Manufacturing Celebrates 100 Years at Work

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Celebrates 100 Years at Work

| March 6, 2014

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers, has notched its 100th anniversary. Utility Trailer Manufacturing is a privately owned, family-operated trailer manufacturer. Founded in 1914, the company designs and manufactures dry freight vans, flatbeds, refrigerated vans, Tautliner® curtainsided […]

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