Carrier Transicold

EPA-compliant reefer generator

Carrier Transicold announced a new line of what it says are ultra-efficient transport refrigeration unit and generator set, dubbed EcoForward, for compliance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's diesel emissions standards, which are set to change in 2013. Efficiency improvements boast engine power being reduced by 18 to 20 percent and fuel consumption reduced by 5 to 20 percent, the company says. The technology is being applied to Carrier Transicold’s trailer refrigeration platforms, both in belt-driven ...

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Reefer units with APX control

Carrier Transicold recently introduced two new models in its X2 series of trailer refrigeration units, the 2500 APX and 2100 APX, both featuring the APX control system. The units’ APX control system combines distributed, modular electronics, service and expandability, an easy-to-use driver interface and USB connectivity for fast data transfers. The system also offers the IntelliSet control application as a standard feature, which simplifies the cooling process. For more information, visit Carrier Transicold.

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Marketplace Spring Roundup

An aerodynamic truck, a natural gas engine, trailer suspensions and a powertrain package are among the products featured.

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Carrier Transicold focuses on efficiency

Carrier Transicold announced Wednesday in Louisville a new “Fourward” series of both Vector Hybrid and X-2 belt-driven refrigeration units that improve operating efficiencies, while also incorporating emission control reduction technology to meet EPA Tier 4 standards. Carrier’s director of marketing and product management David Kiefer described the technology as “the next leap forward.” He said, “It does more while consuming less like a modern smartphone or four-cylinder car. The units produce less emissions and less wasted ...

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California Jump Start

State’s new regs, along with nationwide fuel prices, are driving sales of trailer aero devices.

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Marketplace

A long-haul drive tire, a wireless battery system tester, an ultrasonic monitoring app for trailer refrigeration units, an LED thermal lamp and a front steer axle are among the products featured.

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Carrier debuts refrigerated unit control system

System features distributed electronics for increased reliability and simpler troubleshooting.

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All-electric refrigeration unit

The Vector 5100 eliminates noise, emissions and fuel consumption associated with traditional cold storage units and can reduce operating costs up to 70 percent, the company says. The unit requires a 460-volt power supply, using condenser fans and a high-performance condenser coil. The refrigerator uses a programmable microprocessor control for optimal performance and energy efficiency. CARRIER TRANSICOLD, www.trucktrailer.carrier.com

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AeroFlex Fairings

AeroFlex fairings are made of thermoplastic olefin, which, the company says, is impact-resistant and UV stabilized.

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Marketplace

The new International ProStar, the mDrive automated manual transmission, trucking specific GPS, seat covers and an in-cab freezer/refrigerator are among the products featured.

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