APU

Trucker-founded firm gets $450,000 grant

Jill Dunn | November 15, 2010

Wisconsin has awarded $450,000 to a company that was founded by the 2006 Overdrive Trucker of the Year.

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Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2010

Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

OOIDA members may seek APU funds

| September 07, 2010

Eligible members can get a 40 percent reimbursement for the cost of the APU and installation.

Thermo King debuts 3 products

| March 25, 2010

The company introduced an APU system, a multi-temperature unit and an electric standby option.

Bergstrom debuts battery-powered APU

| March 24, 2010

The NITE Phoenix has a larger compressor, as well as an LCD digital user interface and battery monitoring system that make it easier for drivers to control the unit.

Auxiliary Power Unit

| December 03, 2009

The Stark Manufacturing HP2000 auxiliary power unit eliminates the need for the truck’s engine to idle, which reduces fuel usage significantly, the company says.

Fleet research indicates slow demand for 2010 equipment

| November 17, 2009

The 2009 Fleet Study conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research indicates a likely slow demand for new 2010 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-compliant power units when they are initially introduced. Respondents to the study were wary of ...

Auxiliary power unit

| November 05, 2009

The HP2000 auxiliary power unit eliminates the need for the truck’s engine to idle, which reduces fuel usage significantly, the company says. HP2000’s technology heat pump system features an extensive warranty. STARK MANUFACTURING, www.starkmfg.com/apu, (479) 968-8840

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