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  • US trailer orders at highest levels in 5 months

    According to US company ACT Research Co., new and net trailer orders in October rose to their highest levels since April and May. Frank Maly, ACT's Director CV Transportation Analysis and Research, says that component availability in the US has now reached a comfortable equilibrium with current production rates. Read More...

  • Jay Longbottom steps down as Haldex CEO

    Jay Longbottom has decided to step down from his position as CEO of Haldex AB. Ulf Ahlén, former Executive Vice President of Haldex Traction, will replace him as acting CEO from December 1, 2011. Read More...

  • Meritor Wabco receives Wabash National Platinum Supplier Award

    Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems recently received the prestigious 2011 Platinum Supplier Award from Wabash National Corp. They are the only supplier to receive this award for four consecutive years. Read More...

  • UK Freight Transport Association opposes 4m height limit for semi-trailers

    The UK Freight Transport Association’s fight against EU proposals to limit the height of future semi-trailers to just 4 metres has won a powerful ally in the International Road Transport Union (IRU). Read More...

  • SAF-Holland opens Dubai branch

    Successful start in Dubai: SAF-Holland's local subsidiary has made the first delivery to customers in the Middle East. The Dubai branch will also supply SAF-Holland replacement parts to North and Central Africa. Read More...

  • Wabash National announces third quarter results

    US trailer manufacturer Wabash National reported significant year-over-year improvement across a number of financial and operating metrics. The company reported operating income of $2.3 million for the third quarter of 2011, compared to an operating loss of $4.2 million for the third quarter of 2010. Read More...

  • Heil Asia suffering from flooding

    Factories and supply chains in Thailand are facing disruption as some of the worst flooding in decades starts to affect the country’s economy.Trailer manufacturer Heil Asia has been forced to suspend production in Bang Pa-In until 16 December. Read More...

  • SOLUS presents 10 new aerodynamic devices

    US company SOLUS Solutions and Technologies has launched 10 new EPA and CARB certified products at the 2011 ATA Management Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Read More...

  • Wabco reports robust third quarter results

    Brake specialist WABCO has reported Q3 sales of $706 million, up 20 percent in local currencies from a year ago and up 30 percent on a U.S. GAAP basis, reflecting the industry’s strong global growth. Read More...

  • Longer trailers for the UK

    After a long campaign, led by the Eddie Stobart Group, the UK government has agreed to allow a ten-year trial of longer trailers on UK roads. Read More...

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