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Vawdrey Appointed National TrailerSkirt™ Distributor (October 2011)

posted Apr 22, 2012, 7:10 PM by Chris Ryman   [ updated Feb 11, 2013, 12:25 AM by Web Administrator ]

NoseCone Australia has appointed Vawdrey Australia as National Distributor of the TrailerSkirt™. As one of Australia's leading trailer manufacturers, and with a national service network, Vawdrey was an automatic choice to be the National distributor of our new range of Trailerskirts. Vawdrey will be able to install the skirts on new trailers during manufacture and also retrofit to other brands and older trailers.

Caravan NoseCone - More Fuel Saving Reports (June 2011)

posted Apr 17, 2012, 9:50 PM by Chris Ryman   [ updated Feb 11, 2013, 12:25 AM by Web Administrator ]

We continue to receive excellent results and reports from owners with NoseCone caravan fittings -- One owner with a 100 Series Landcruiser towing a Jayco Expander reports his fuel consumption has dropped from 30 litres per 100kms to 22-25 litres per 100kms. 

Owners are telling us it is not just the fuel saving -- the reduction of the buffeting and speed drop effect from Semi Trailers is dramatic. 

First Hino Hybrid fitted with NoseCone® (June 2010)

posted Apr 12, 2012, 10:59 PM by Chris Ryman   [ updated Feb 11, 2013, 12:25 AM by Web Administrator ]

First Hino Hybrid fitted with NoseCone supplied to Simon National Carriers. Image and story follow.

NoseCone Acquires Agency for TrailerSkirt™ (April 2010)

posted Apr 12, 2012, 10:51 PM by Chris Ryman   [ updated Feb 11, 2013, 12:25 AM by Web Administrator ]

NoseCone Aerodynamics has signed an Agency Dealership Agreement with Laydon Composites Canada for their range of trailer skirts. The Laydon TrailerSkirt™ system is recognised under California’s CARB scheme to offer significant fuel savings. The modular plastic skirt system incorporates multiple panels, flexible leg supports and clamping to TFB floor bearers for quick installation.
  • The LCL trailer fairing is made of light weight impact resistant injection moulded plastic - proven in automotive applications
  • Thermoplastic material is resilient to freezing and hot temperatures (range from -60 F to +190 F)
  • Dent resistant and consistent color throughout - panels can be painted or have decals attached
  • Modular design to accommodate desired coverage of 6 to 9 panels - more coverage = more fuel savings
  • Optional 5 inch flexible, durable rubber edge to increase fuel savings
  • Fits all trailers, new or old, with all stainless steel fasteners
  • Designed to allow for quick and easy replacement of components
  • All components are recyclable and at the end of the product's life the complete unit can be recycled for a substantial recovery of costs
  • Maintenance free, include in trailer's periodic inspection routine
  • Aerodynamically designed for proven fuel savings
  • Improves stability and handling in cross winds and reduces road spray
  • US EPA Smartway approved
  • Side impact resistance - check compliance with local guidelines
  • Trademarked and patent pending

Caravan & Motor Home Magazine Test NoseCone (February 2010)

posted Jul 25, 2011, 1:05 AM by Chris Ryman   [ updated Feb 11, 2013, 12:25 AM by Web Administrator ]

Caravan & MotorHome magazine have done a followup article and test to their original in 2008 with even better results. 

An amazing 17% fuel saving was achieved on a 6 cylinder Falcon. The test not only highlights fuel saving but stability, tow-ability and reduced effect of oncoming vehicles

While we are familiar with these results on box trailers, trucks and other vehicles, the application here and the results from both fuel and safety aspects is excellent.


» Read more about NoseCones on Caravans and Box Trailers

NoseCone Positively Tested By Caravan & RV Magazine

posted Dec 1, 2010, 10:35 PM by Chris Ryman   [ updated Feb 11, 2013, 12:25 AM by Web Administrator ]

Following many reader requests, Caravan & RV magazine fitted a NoseCone as part of a test program to save fuel. 

The results were conclusive, not only additional stability and easier, safer towing and a fuel saving of 11% using their own Diesel Mazda BT50.

» Read more about NoseCones to suit Caravans and Box Trailers

Fielders Bakeries goes NoseCone (September 1982)

posted Sep 20, 2009, 3:47 PM by Chris Ryman   [ updated Feb 11, 2013, 12:25 AM by Web Administrator ]

Fielders bakeries have selected NoseCone for all their fleet rigid and trailer bodies. Extensive testing out of both city and country bakeries confirmed superior performance from NoseCone on all runs and vehicles. 

“We had to go there” said Len Emerson, Group Fleet Manager, “the fuel savings are conclusive and it was getting so the drivers only wanted to take the units with NoseCone because of the increased stability and gear holding”.

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