Refrigeration Units Archives - Page 6 of 7 - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Thermo King launches PrimAir products

Thermo King has added a new group of products to its growing line of PrimAir air management systems. Joining the brand’s current lineup of standard return air bulkheads, the following products are now available at Thermo King dealers:

Heavy-duty return air bulkheads offer material strength and thickness for maximum durability for the most demanding applications, such as dairy product transportation, according to the company.

Thermo King launches V-520 system

Thermo King has introduced the V-520 vehicle-powered temperature control system for small trucks, available now for ordering through its North American dealers.

The system features the new Direct Smart Reefer (DSR) controller, a microprocessor control for direct-drive systems. The system includes SmartPower electric standby to save fuel and cut emissions, and large capacity and airflow, according to Thermo King.

Fuel efficiency: Reefer engines

As fuel prices rise again, notes Ron Kemm, director of marketing atXTRA Lease, refrigeration unit fuel efficiency becomes increasinglymore important to customers.

Keeping promises

For Harold Levinson Associates, the right trucks are helping enhance customer service and improve operational productivity.

Carrier introduces Vector 6500 trailer refrigeration unit

Carrier Transicold has unveiled the Vector 6500, a single-temperature trailer refrigeration unit that takes advantage of Carrier’s exclusive hybrid diesel-electric Deltek technology. With its all-electric architecture, the Vector 6500 is a high-performance unit designed for both exceptional reliability and low cost of ownership,” said David Kiefer, director of Marketing and Product Management, Carrier Transicold.

Thermo King launches new SB+ line of trailer units

Thermo King has launched its new SB+ line of temperature control units for trailers. The new line, the latest step in the evolution of the SB series, includes the SB-110+, SB-210+ and the SB-310+, all for trailers, and the SB-310R+ for rail applications.

Carrier Supra truck refrigeration engines provide options for CARB compliance

Carrier Transicold said, the cleanest-running truck refrigeration units ever offered are found in today’s Supra units, which are all equipped with engines certified to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 standard. Carrier Transicold is part of Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp.

Thermo King’s new SLX trailer reefer offers improved fuel economy, reliability

Thermo King recently showcased its new SLX trailer refrigeration unit in the U.S. to gauge customer interest and gather feedback on the new technology. The SLX line, already launched in Europe, brings customers improved performance, reduced environmental impact and a lower cost of ownership.

All-electric refrigeration unit on Isuzu trucks eliminates need for diesel motor to run compressor

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc. has announced the availability of an all-electric refrigeration unit that eliminates the need for a diesel motor to run the compressor on refrigerated trucks.

Carrier Transicold IntelliSet trailer refrigeration control improved

Carrier Transicold’s IntelliSet trailer refrigeration control option has been improved with new preset profiles that make it easier to program for better temperature management and fuel economy, its maker said. Carrier Transicold is a business unit of Carrier Corp., part of United Technologies Corp.

ASE introduces refrigerant program application wizard

The National Institute for Automotive Excellence (ASE) today released its new Section 609 wizard to help service technician quickly determine their EPA approved credentialing requirements for air conditioning service.  The wizard helps eliminate some of the confusion when working on air conditioning systems used in different types of vehicles.

New chrome options from Carrier for APUs and reefer units

Nothing finishes off the look of a rig like the bold look of chrome. Carrier Transicold now offers several ways to add bling to refrigeration and auxiliary power units (APUs) with the mirror finish that only chrome can bring. Carrier is a business unit of United Technologies Corp.