APU

OOIDA members may seek APU funds

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

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Thermo King debuts 3 products

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

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Bergstrom debuts battery-powered APU

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.

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Auxiliary Power Unit

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.

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Fleet research indicates slow demand for 2010 equipment

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 committing to placing orders for the new equipment in the first half of 2010, according to CKCVR; even the 42 percent of respondents who said they might place orders characterized, on average, the actual probability that trucks would be purchased ...

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Auxiliary power unit

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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