November 2023

Hexagon Purus will provide complete vehicle integration of battery packs for the battery-electric Freightliner eM2.

Daimler starts BEV Freightliner eM2 production

Nov. 2, 2023
Daimler Truck North America has begun production of the battery-electric Freightliner eM2 in the U.S.
ACT Research
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Trailer forecast clouded by freight market: ACT Research

Nov. 1, 2023
The data continue to provide 'mixed messages,' with trailer order cancellations remaining elevated, even as backlogs remain at healthy, albeit shorter, levels, the researchers...
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UAW ends 2023 strikes with Big Three

Oct. 31, 2023
In a busy weekend for the UAW, they negotiated a tentative deal with Stellantis, provided details behind the previously reached Ford deal, and started striking at lone holdout...
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Truck Bodies

Work Truck Week 2024 schedule released, registration open

Oct. 27, 2023
NTEA has released its schedule for the big event in March, including the keynote speakers and dates for various educational sessions
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Aluma releases new single axle wide body trailer

Oct. 27, 2023
The trailer manufacturer has introduced the Wide Body Single Axle Trailer WB15 SA DOF, which can handle wider loads and features a rubber torsion axle

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Stoughton adds dealer in southeast market

Oct. 27, 2023
Fleet Trailer & Equipment has extended Stoughton Trailers' footprint in Alabama and Mississippi by joining its dealer network
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Truck Equipment

Decked unveils updated drawer system for pickup trucks

Oct. 26, 2023
Decked reimagined its mid-size and large-size drawer systems to maximize storage space and allow for better draw access and functionality
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Distributors, Upfitters

Stertil-Koni adds ODP to its distributor network

Oct. 26, 2023
Stertil-Koni has expanded its reach in the Colorado region by adding Optimized Distributor Partners, based out of Commerce City, to its distributor network
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Equipment & Parts

Phillips Industries reveals interior corner lights for refrigerated trailers

Oct. 23, 2023
Ultra-bright Permalite Apex lights with optional motion-activated sensor are designed to be energy efficient and durable
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Equipment & Parts

Tremcar, BTI partner on self-cleaning dry bulker

Oct. 23, 2023
Equipment suppliers showcase a pneumatic tank trailer equipped with the time-saving AutoClean filtration system during NTTC’s Tank Truck Week 2024
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Hendrickson’s new outboard-mounted ADB rotor is a “revolutionary” option for the HXL7 wheel-end package and InTraax LDA (large-diameter axle) suspensions.
Trailer Components

Hendrickson launches outboard-mounted, air-disc brake rotors for tank trailers

Oct. 20, 2023
‘Revolutionary’ new Maxx22T trailer air disc brake system—showcased during NTTC’s 2023 Tank Truck Week—enhances serviceability and safety by simplifying rotor swaps
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Trailer Components

TRANSTEX receives CARB pre-approved solution for HD trailers

Oct. 20, 2023
CARB has granted Transtex's Edge Fin a Bin V Executive Order for drag reduction, providing fleets with another option to increase their aerodynamics and reduce emissions
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Trailer Dealers

Atlantic Utility Trailer Sales acquires Utility Trailer Sales of New Jersey

Oct. 19, 2023
The acquisition of Utility Trailer Sales of New Jersey will allow Atlantic Utility to expand its sales coverage into North Jersey, Metro New York, and Long Island, with Utility...
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Equipment & Parts

Fontaine introduces first fifth wheel 'with a brain'

Oct. 19, 2023
When integrated with the truck OEM’s CAN and telematics, SmartConnect will seamlessly transmit lock status, hours of use, number of couples, and maintenance alerts to fleet managers...
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Carrier Transicold unveils OptimaLINE container refrigeration unit

Oct. 18, 2023
The new container refrigeration unit offers both greater efficiency and performance under varying conditions to lower fleet carbon outputs
Road Ready
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Equipment & Parts

Road Ready adds remote monitoring to LODS

Oct. 18, 2023
The new option is a telematics-enabled solution that monitors the trailer’s lighting system and alerts the fleet of any light outages.
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Trailer Components

Michelin Energy Guard and Utility Trailer finalize agreement

Oct. 17, 2023
Michelin Energy Guard and Utility Trailer have agreed to equip the latter's trailers with Michelin Energy Flaps as standard specification
Thermo King
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Equipment & Parts

Thermo King to standardize telematics on truck, trailers products in 2024

Oct. 13, 2023
Thermo King will offer telematics service subscriptions as standard features on APUs, trailers, and trucks in 2024 to provide greater visibility into fleet operations.
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Distributors, Upfitters

NTEA elevates more companies to MVP status

Oct. 13, 2023
Equipment manufacturers and distributors with the NTEA's MVP status have implemented specific business and quality standards and comply with federal regulations
Ccm Chassis

Private equity firm acquires Consolidated Chassis Management

Oct. 6, 2023
CCM will serve as the exclusive manager and sole chassis provider for SACP 3.0 under a long-term management and supply agreement with South Atlantic Consolidated Chassis Pool ...