Cool that’s Also Clean: Fuel Cells for Refrigerated Trucks
The Department of Energy is currently working on this technology with a goal of a 2015 field test.
The clean way to stay cool will come from the use of fuel cells which will replace the current small diesel engine used to keep refrigerated cargo at the right temperatures.
Test Drive: Redesigned Terex
More cab room, tighter wheel cut show up immediately in cruise near mixer truck’s home plant.
Time is money, and that’s the essence of a front-discharge mixer. It drives right up to where concrete’s needed and, after the driver adds chute extensions, starts offloading. Terex/Advance Mixer in Fort Wayne, Ind., makes rear-discharge drums for mounting on conventional truck chassis, but its heart is in the front-discharge version that it builds all-new and as glider kits.
Say Goodbye to Booster Cables
Next to the clang of your cell door slamming shut, there are few sounds more disheartening than the "click, click, click" of a starter that's not getting enough juice. Maxwell Technologies' Engine Start Module is an ultracapacitor starting system that can prevent that.