March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg
Any work truck with a serious electric welder also has an auxiliary power unit, because the engine-driven device doubles as an APU to run smaller welders, heaters and power tools. And soon, purpose-built APUs will report for duty on work trucks.
Tags: Work Trucks, Maxwell Technologies, APU, Thermo King, Idle Free, Medium-Duty Trucks, Idle Reduction
February 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Beach
Most large fleets have extensive experience with telematics: GPS location and mobile communications systems that collect data and communicate it back to a server where the fleet can access the information. As the amount and kind of data has increased in recent years, fleets have adopted tools to make sense of all that information and use it across their operation.
Tags: Telematics, Volvo, GPS Insight, Information Technology, Navistar, Telogis, Daimler Trucks, PeopleNet, XRS Corporation, Carrier Transicold, Cadec, Omnitracs, Thermo King
December 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg, Senior Editor
Carbon dioxide, condemned for being a greenhouse gas and the target of diesel emissions regulations about to go into effect, is actually good when used as a refrigerant
Tags: Trailers, CO2, Thermo King, Reefers, Carrier Transicold
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