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Thermo King transitioning refrigerant that will emit less CO2

Thermo King, a transport refrigeration brand of Trane Technologies, announced it will transition to a lower global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant as standard in its truck and trailer units. This will reduce the carbon footprint of refrigerants used by its customers’ long-haul, middle-mile and last-mile delivery fleets by nearly 50% or approximately 650,000 metric tons

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Thermo King completes initial electric trailer trials with Walmart, Loblaws, Martin Brower

Thermo King, a provider of transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies, has completed initial testing of its innovative Evolve electric trailer with retailers Walmart and Loblaws, and Martin Brower, a supply chain solutions provider for restaurants around the world. During more than 2,500 hours of operation, the battery-powered refrigerated trailer unit

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Motive announces cold chain products, partnerships for food, beverage fleets

Motive has recently expanded its offering for the food and beverage market with the launch of a new Reefer Monitoring solution for refrigerated vehicles and trailers. The solution helps businesses  improve compliance with food transportation safety requirements and reduce costs related to reefer operations.  For customers using Thermo King reefer units, Motive collaborated with Thermo

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Road Ready integrates with Thermo King

Road Ready, provider of telematics and smart fleet solutions from Clarience Technologies, announced that Thermo King is joining its LogIQ smart partner network. The integration, which is expected to be widely available in mid 2023, enables Road Ready to provide cold chain solutions via Thermo King’s TracKing platform. Road Ready’s agreement with Thermo King enables

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Thermo King all-electric, zero emission solutions approved by California Air Resources Board

Thermo King announced that customers in California who purchase the all-electric e200 or e1000 transport refrigeration units (TRUs) for their trucks will be eligible to receive point-of-sale discounts through the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE). The Thermo King e200 and e1000 TRU models are part of the company’s

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Thermo King’s donates to Northwest Arkansas Food Bank

Thermo King and its dealer network has been raising money for food banks since the company launched its We Move Food program in 2017. We Move Food is a philanthropic program designed to increase access to fresh, healthy food by reducing waste and supporting nutrition education for families and communities that struggle with hunger and

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Thermo King expands telematics offerings

Thermo King has expanded its ConnectedSuite portfolio of telematics. This includes the Thermo King Connect app and new third-party partnerships, which allow users to integrate Thermo King’s TracKing temperature and asset management system with partner platforms. Available to all Thermo King TracKing and non-TracKing users, the Connect app can be downloaded for iOS or Android

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Thermo King aims to reduce environmental impact with Precedent Trailer Refrigeration Platform

Thermo King has introduced the Precedent S-750i trailer refrigeration unit for transport refrigeration for long-haul and local food distribution. Electrification, integrated shore power, embedded telematics, and a lower-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant all contribute to Thermo King’s efforts in helping customers transition fleets to reduce their environmental impact and stay ahead of future regulation. Utilizing

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Photo Gallery: ACT Expo 2022

Surprises were around every corner at ACT Expo. Take the electric International RH truck above. It was hanging out at the Navistar Next technology trailer. No announcement, and International was tight-lipped about the equipment details, but it was there. And here’s a look under the hood. A pretty cool tease, and hopefully we’ll hear more

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Thermo King to expand operations in South Carolina

Thermo King, the transport refrigeration brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies has announced plans to expand its operations in Greenville County, South Carolina. The $30 million investment will create 220 new jobs and add nearly 300,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity designed to enable and sustain the company’s future growth. Thermo King will begin

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Charging standards, infrastructure are key components in EV adoption

It seems as if almost every week I’m reading announcements of new electric truck models being presented in concept, in prototype, or ready for deployment on the road. It’s an exciting time within the transportation industry, but with that excitement comes uncertainty around how fleets will be able to integrate electric vehicles (EVs) into their

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Donaldson Filter Minder Connect receives Jim Winsor Technical Achievement Award

The North American Truck Writers, a committee of transportation and logistics writers, announced at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition that Donaldson Filter Minder Connect is the winner of the 2022 Jim Winsor Technical Achievement Award for its connected IoT filtration monitoring solution. The annual award spotlights products or services

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