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October 30, 2017

Brake Control Systems

CURT, the leading manufacturer of USA-made hitches and a complete line of towing products, introduced two new, innovative brake controls: The Spectrum in-dash unit and the Assure with a high-quality OLED display screen.

August 11, 2017

Ram Boosts 3500's Tow Rating with Fifth-Wheel Option

Ram has increased the towing capability of its 3500 Heavy Duty pickup for the 2018 model year by offering a fifth-wheel option that would boost the maximum trailer weight rating to 30,000 pounds, Fiat Chrysler has announced.

June 12, 2017

CURT Group Acquires UWS

CURT Group, distribution company of towing products and truck accessories, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire United Welding Services (UWS) from Thule, Inc.

May 31, 2017

CURT Manufacturing Changes Name to CURT Group

CURT, a manufacturer of USA-made towing products and truck accessories, unveiled “CURT Group” as its new corporate name. The

May 8, 2017

Rigid Mount Collar-Lok Coupler

BULLDOG has designed the Rigid Mount Collar-Lok Coupler. Featuring an anti-rattle design to help eliminate movement while towing, a downward bias levels under load to improve articulation from the trailer to the tow vehicle.

March 15, 2017

Torsion Suspension Hitch

GEN-Y Hitch unveiled its frame-mounted, bolt-on torsion suspension hitch at the 2017 Work Truck Show. It deals with the up and down of towing as well as the forward inertia.

January 17, 2017

Air-Release Fifth Wheel Coupling System

Jost International's JSK37USK series air-release fifth wheel coupling system with sensor technology allows the driver to confirm that the fifth wheel is safely and properly coupled from inside the cab

January 10, 2017

Textured Rubber Tow Guard

Luverne Truck Equipment’s Textured Rubber Tow Guard is a mud flap that offers full protection for a trailer from road debris while it is being towed.

December 19, 2016

Ford Super Duty's Tech Boosts Sales

Just three months into its launch, the 2017 Ford Super Duty's "smart technology" features have driven total nameplate sales up 24% for November.

October 21, 2016

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

During the lead up to the September opening of the State Fair of Texas, I was given the chance to take a preview spin in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD. It whet my appetite for more.

October 6, 2016

Chevrolet Silverado HD's 6.6L Duramax Diesel

During a media event leading up to the 2016 State Fair of Texas, GM unveiled its redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel, which will be offered on the 2017 Silverado HD. Journalists had an opportunity to preview the engine in the 2017 Silverado HD to test its towing and road handling capability at the Texas Motor Speedway. Photos: Chris Wolski

July 18, 2016

Ford Ups Power, Hauling for 2017 Super Duty Pickups

Ford Motor’s 2017 F-Series Super Duty pickups with aluminum bodies have higher engine output ratings and more towing and hauling capability than ever, while “smart” technologies make backing and monitoring trailers easier.

May 31, 2016

Fifth Wheel Lubricant

Permatex Fifth Wheel Lubricant is designed to lubricate the fifth wheel top plates of a trailer without the need for tools.

May 23, 2016

GMC Upgrades Trailering for 2016 Sierra

Fleets acquiring a 2014-2016 model year GMC Sierra can add a new camera system for trailering and a factory-installed, fifth-wheel prep package that's compatible with gooseneck or fifth-wheel hitches.

May 9, 2016

Honda Releases 2017 Ridgeline Pricing, Fuel Economy

Honda has released full specifications for its 2017 Ridgeline mid-size pickup, including pricing, fuel economy, and capacities for towing and payload.

April 13, 2016

Ford Creates a 'Virtual Mountain' to Test Super Duty

When testing the new Ford F-Series Super Duty, engineers discovered the truck needed new equipment to simulate traveling up steep mountain grades

March 30, 2016

2016 Ford F-150XL with Pro Trailer Backup Assist

I’ll admit that I jack-knifed my share of U-Haul trailers and learned (the hard way) that backing a trailer is a true art. Thankfully, Ford has come to the rescue of amateurs like me by turning trailering into a science. What I’m referring to is the all-new Pro Trailer Backup Assist for the 2016 Ford F-150, which makes backing up and parking a trailer easier than ever, regardless of your skill level.

March 16, 2016

Ford Offers 7 Trailer Cameras With 2017 Super Duty

Ford is offering a seven-camera system with its 2017 Super Duty trucks that gives a driver additional views around the side of the truck and behind the trailer, Ford has announced.

March 16, 2016

Chevrolet Silverado Adds Camera System, Tow-Prep Package

Fleets will be able to acquire a 2014-2016 model year Chevrolet Silverado with a new camera system for trailering and a fifth-wheel prep package.

January 19, 2016

GH-1224 Torsion Hitch

Geny Industries’ GH-1224 is a torsion hitch with built-in rubber torsion suspension designed to smooth the ride and reduce stress on the vehicle.

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