News

  • EU registrations facing sharpest decrease since 2009

    New commercial vehicle registrations in Europe continue the downward trend commenced in January. According to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA), May figures indicate the sharpest decrease since 2009 (-17.8 per cent, compared to May 2011). Read More...

  • Kögel launches “Cool – PurFerro quality” model

    German trailer manufacturer Kögel will present the newly designed "Cool – PurFerro quality" model at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2012 fair. Read More...

  • Alcoa Wheel wheel products now Cradle to Cradle certified

    Alcoa Wheel & Transportation Products announced that their global line of wheel products are now Cradle to Cradle certified, resulting from material choices and production processes that are environmentally safe and healthy and aluminum that is infinitely recyclable. Read More...

  • US trailer orders fall in May

    Trailer orders in North America softened in May, according to US company ACT Research Co. However, given that orders in May have fallen below April volumes in ten of the past 12 years, the decline was anticipated. Read More...

  • New Road Safety Database for Latin America and the Caribbean

    The development of effective, evidence-based road safety policies is at the heart of an initiative unveiled by the International Transport Forum at the OECD, the World Bank, the Ministries of Interior of Spain and Argentina, and the Ministry of Health of Mexico in Bogotá, Colombia in mid June. Read More...

  • Jost opens distribution company in Japan

    German fifth wheels, telescopic landing gear, kingpin and container lock specialist, Jost, is trying to establish a stronger presence in Japan with the founding of its own distribution company in Yokohama. Read More...

  • Heil Trailer International expands US distribution network

    Heil Trailer International has announced that Western Cascade Truck, Tank & Equipment has joined the Heil distribution network in North America. Read More...

  • Wabash National begins production of carbon steel vacuum tankers

    Wabash National will produce its first carbon steel vacuum tanker for hauling bulk non-hazardous liquids, primarily for the oil and gas industry – a new product that is expected to result in 60 new jobs at the Lafayette manufacturing plant in Indianapolis, US. Read More...

  • Heil Trailer International sets safety record

    In May, Heil Trailer International’s production facility in Athens, Tennessee achieved over one million production hours and 500 work days without a lost time injury. Read More...

  • SARTRE road train experiment a success

    For the first time ever, a Volvo truck has led a platoon – a convoy in which vehicles automatically follow a lead vehicle – on a motorway among other road users. The exercise took place on a motorway outside Barcelona, Spain, as part of the ‘Safe Road Trains for the Environment’ (SARTRE) project. Read More...

  • Join Global Trailer Magazioe news on Linkedin! Join Global Trailer Magazine news on Google Plus! Join Global Trailer Magazine news on Twitter! Pin this
  • Global Trailer Newsletter

    Sign up now to Global Trailer's newsletter and keep up to date.

© Copyright 2019 Prime Creative Media. All rights reserved.

Find us on Google+