Business, Technology, Equipment

FlowBelow Appoints Rick Ruebusch CEO

FlowBelow's Gordon Virginski FlowBelow's Gordon Virginski says the company is looking to grow organically and potentially with some acquisitions. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — FlowBelow Aero Inc. has hired Rick Ruebusch as CEO to support its growth plans, and also announced that its flagship tractor aerodynamic system is now available as a factory option on new Volvo models.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 24, 2020
Business, Equipment

FlowBelow Products Added to Alliance Parts Catalog

FlowBelow Aero Inc. FlowBelow aerodynamic trailer equipment on display at an industry show in 2018. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

FlowBelow Aero Inc., a supplier of tractor-mounted aerodynamic products, announced that starting in April, it will be included in the product catalog from Alliance Parts.

February 21, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

FlowBelow Announces Deals with Daimler, Navistar

FlowBelow Gordon Virginski, FlowBelow vice president of OEM and dealer programs, speaks to the audience. (Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — FlowBelow Aero Inc., a manufacturer of aerodynamic products for tractors and trailers, said it has secured deals with truck makers Daimler Trucks North America and Navistar Inc.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 27, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

FlowBelow to Provide AeroSlider Trailer Kits for Mesilla Valley Transportation

FlowBelow CEO Josh Butler at 2019 MCE FlowBelow CEO Josh Butler says the AeroSlider kits can complement trailer skirts and other devices that reduce drag on the trailer. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

SAN DIEGO — FlowBelow Aero Inc. has landed a commitment from Mesilla Valley Transportation to equip its trailers with its AeroSlider attachments that fit between the rear wheels. The announcement was made Oct. 7 at American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

FlowBelow Upgrades Trailer AeroSlider, Announces SmartWay Verification

FlowBelow AeroSlider FlowBelow Aero Inc.

AUSTIN, Texas — FlowBelow Aero Inc., a supplier of aerodynamic systems for tractors and trailers, announced upgrades to its Trailer AeroSlider and said the latest version of the product has been verified for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 28, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Peterbilt Factory Installs Aero Devices for P.A.M.

Aerodynamic Device P.A.M. Transportation will be adding 550 new Peterbilt 579 trucks to its fleet with FlowBelow Tractor AeroKits factory installed by Peterbilt. (FlowBelow Aero Inc.)

P.A.M. Transportation Services is beginning to take delivery of 550 new Peterbilt Motors Co. trucks that the manufacturer will factory install with FlowBelow Tractor AeroKits, the aftermarket supplier announced.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 29, 2018
Business, Equipment

FlowBelow Systems an Option for Strick Trailers, International Trucks

Virginski Virginski by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA ­— FlowBelow Aero Inc.’s quick-release wheel covers and Trailer AeroSlider system will be a factory-installed option on Strick Trailers, the company announced at the Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting March 4.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 5, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Tractor Aerodynamics Continue to Improve

FlowBelow AeroKit FlowBelow's aero equipment on display at a truck show in 2017. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Comparatively speaking, today’s over-the-road tractors are slick machines.Improved aerodynamics enables them to slide through the air better than any earlier generation while offering the potential for double-digit improvements in fuel efficiency.

Jim Galligan | Special to Transport Topics
January 9, 2018
Business, Equipment

FlowBelow Adds Quick-Release Option for Fairings

FlowBelow's Tractor AeroKit John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — FlowBelow Aero Inc. announced a quick-release fairing option for its flagship Tractor AeroKit system.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 27, 2017
Business, Equipment

FlowBelow Announces Swift Transportation Deploying Thousands of AeroKit Units on Tractors


Truckload carrier Swift Transportation Co. will begin deploying thousands of FlowBelow Aero Inc.'s Tractor AeroKit systems in its fleet immediately, according to FlowBelow.

December 6, 2016