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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 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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LIGHTWEIGHT ALLIANCE APU

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Freightliner’s private-label offering is an improved version that packs a punch

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APU OK WITH BIODIESEL

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

RigMaster Power says that it’s safe to use 5% biodiesel fuel in its auxiliary power unit.

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THE POWERCUBE APU

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

HVAC design company launches APU with heating and AC

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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.