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January 20, 2022

Electrifying Transport Refrigeration Units

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What does the road to electrification look like for transport refrigeration units (TRUs)? HDT Equipment Editor Jim Park sits down with Thermo King Strategic Insights Leader Paul Kroes to discuss what the path to electrifying refrigerated trucks and trailers looks like for fleets.

🎙 Today's topics include:

  • How far away are battery-electric TRUs?
  • Will the evolution of batteries solve current challenges like range and weight limitations?
  • Calculating the ROI of electric TRUs.
  • And much more!

👂 Listen to an extended conversation between Jim and Paul on the HDT Talks Trucking audio podcast! Paul discusses in more detail the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in the development of electric transportation refrigeration units.

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0:00 Introduction
1:13 Thermo King Intro Ad
1:54 How Far Away Are Battery-Electric TRUs?
3:22 The Energy Requirements for an Electric Future
5:30 Will Battery Evolution Solve Current Challenges?
6:30 Thermo King Mid-Episode Ad
7:46 Battery-Powered Units vs. Diesel
9:46 Calculating ROI of Electric TRUs
12:53 Post-Roll Thermo King Ad


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