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November 18, 2014

Thermo King Inverters Recalled for Potential Fire Hazard

More than 250 model year 2014-2015 Freightliner Cascadia models trucks that came factory-equipped with certain Thermo King power inverters are part of a larger voluntary recall that also affects aftermarket-installed inverters.

October 1, 2014

Eaton Adds DC to AC Inverter

Eaton’s Pure Sine Wave Inverter is a new DC to AC inverter for tapping into Class 8 DC vehicle batteries.

December 27, 2013

Fleets Find Benefits in Factory-Installed Inverters

In Joe Egan’s office, a framed picture shows a long-haul tractor, or more precisely, its charred remains. “It’s not one of our trucks, but it illustrates what can happen when an electrical fire is caused by a bad inverter installation,” he says. “It gives a visual reminder to any driver who comes into my office what can happen if an inverter isn’t installed correctly.”

October 29, 2013

Xantrex Launches New 24V Inverter/Chargers for Freedom SW Series

Originally launched 16 years ago in 12V configuration and then re-engineered in early 2010 with pure sine wave technology, the Xantrex Freedom SW series of inverters/chargers recently launched new 24V models.

September 5, 2013

7 Factors to Consider When Installing an Inverter

Power inverters – the devices that convert standard battery (DC) power to AC household power – are becoming more commonplace in the trucking industry. Depending upon whom you ask, that’s to the delight, or chagrin of fleet and maintenance managers, who often have a love/hate relationship with inverters.

June 3, 2013

Inverter Installation: Troubleshooting 101

So you want to install an inverter, but with all the features and complexity of today’s more sophisticated units, you’re hesitant to take the plunge? Or, perhaps you’ve had some problems with your inverter, and you’re not sure if it’s a faulty unit … or a simple installation problem?

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