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Battery-powered cooling comfort

September 25, 2018 by John Smith

Carrier Transicold’s ComfortPro electric auxiliary power unit will cool a cab without generating emissions, and also promises one of the longest run times for a battery-powered APU. The unit delivers 7,500 Btu/h of air conditioning for up to 11 hours. […]

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Phillips and Temro APU keeps you cool

September 13, 2018 by John Smith

Phillips & Temro Industries’ new Idle Free Series 5000 eAPU is a high-capacity-cooling electric auxiliary power unit for those who are traveling in hot climates. A compressor and wall-mounted evaporator combine to deliver more than 300 cfm of air, and […]

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Maintenance eased with ComfortPro APU updates

July 17, 2018 by John Smith

Carrier Transicold has updated its ComfortPro diesel-powered auxiliary power units (APUs), reducing maintenance demands and doubling service intervals. A tensioner automatically adjusts a new automotive-style multi-V drive belt to help maintain the generator’s full voltage output when the APU is […]

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ThermoKing launches electric APU, connected TRU

October 2, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – Thermo King unveiled two new products at the North American Commercial Vehicle show, including an electric auxiliary power unit (APU) and a connected trailer refrigeration unit (TRU).

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TRIPAC APU IMPROVED

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Thermo King’s TriPac auxiliary power unit now has a 1000-hour maintenance interval.

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APU LINEUP EXPANDS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

RigMaster now offers four models to choose from

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CHEAP HEAT

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Reducing idle time needn’t break the bank, or keep you grounded on a cold morning. From highwaySTAR, October 2004.

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TRIPAC GETS DPF

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Thermo King gives its APU a filter for California and heaters for the north

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WESTERN STAR’S APU/HVAC UNIT

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Anti-idling system to be supplied by Dometic and Temco.

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Truck guide puts a price on APUs

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

McLEAN, Va. — The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) isn’t sitting idle on the value of auxiliary power units (APUs) and has updated its pricing guide to reflect the technology.

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KOHLER’S DIESEL APU

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Kohler Power Systems enters the heavy-duty truck market with new 5-kilowatt diesel APU.

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LIGHT, COMPACT APU

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The Hitchhiker from Idle-Kleen provides independent heating and air conditioning plus trickle charging and AC outlets.

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APU Talent Hired from Rival

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Idle Free Systems, Inc., hired auxiliary power unit(APU) product support specialist, Patrick Fleishauer, as national director of field services for its North American APU distributor network.

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THE ABCs of APUs

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

An APU burns less than an eighth of the fuel to keep you warm or cool than the big powerhouse under the hood.

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Canadian APU maker opens U.S. manufacturing facility

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — RigMaster Power Corp. announced the opening of a second manufacturing facility to build its popular RigMaster Power APU.