Tagged: Trailers

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NHTSA Underride Rule Backlash

NHTSA underride rule backlash from safety advocates. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is upgrading safety standards on rear underride protection on tractor-trailers to help prevent crashes involving passenger vehicles, but safety advocates say…

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MAC Trailer Acquires Bullet

MAC Trailer acquires Bullet Trailer. This facility now is formally MAC Bullet Manufacturing, currently located at 410 Factory Road in Sunnyside, Wash. Expanded its aluminum dump trailer product line with the purchase of Bullet Trailer.

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Fleets Refurbish Older Trailers

With the continuing supply chain snarl causing manufacturers to accept only limited orders for new trailers, fleets are cleaning up older parked equipment used for storage to meet their immediate needs. For six months…

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Brightstar Acquiring Novae Corp.

Brightstar Capital Partners has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Novae Corp. in partnership with the company’s founder and senior management team, the private equity firm reported Dec. 15. Steve Bermes, chief executive of Novae…

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Bill Targets Truck Excise Tax

Bipartisan legislation to repeal the 12-percent federal excise tax (FET) on the sale of heavy-duty trucks and trailers is getting “strong support” from American Trucking Associations (ATA) and Modernize the Truck Fleet (MTF), a coalition…

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XL Fleet & eNow, Launch Reefer Project

XL Fleet, a provider of vehicle electrification solutions, has announced a development and supply agreement with eNow, a provider of solar and battery-powered systems for fully electric transport refrigeration units (eTRUs) for Class 8 commercial…

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Amazon Wants More Tractor-Trailers

Amazon is planning to launch an “Amazon Freight Partners” program to help train delivery upstarts that would, in turn, join Amazon’s fleet of exclusive delivery partners, per a new report from The Information. The e-commerce…

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Hub Building Higher Trailers

Trailers are 13 feet, 6 inches high, right? That’s not always the case for Oakbrook, Ill.-based Hub Group, which developed a special 14-foot-high trailer designed for a dedicated customer based in California. Many western states allow 14-foot-high…

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