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IdleAir plans growth with $7 million infusion

IdleAir has secured $7 million of growth financing and plans to add five more locations this year and 15 more in 2013, said Ethan Garber, chief executive officer.

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IdleAir adds more than 100 spaces for summer

IdleAir will soon be opening more than 100 additional spaces at 13 locations. The company provides drivers an alternative to idling their engines and APUs. IdleAir services include heating and A/C, 120 volt electricity, more than 60 channels of DirecTV, including the ESPN package, and basic Internet service. The additional spaces will be located at: Benton, Ark., JJ¹s Truck Stop I-30 Exit 106 West Memphis, Ark., Pilot #429 I-40 Exit 280 Bakersfield, Calif., Bruce¹s CA-58 Exit CA-184 Ripon, Calif., ...

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IdleAir opens new Texas location

IdleAir has announced the opening of its newest location at the Conoco in Baytown, Texas, at I-10 Exit 797. IdleAir is offering a Grand Opening special of only $1.25 plus tax per hour at the new location through June 30. IdleAir provides drivers an alternative to idling their engines and APUs. Their services include heating and A/C, 120 volt electricity, more than 60 channels of DirecTV, including the ESPN package, and basic Internet service. IdleAir is continuing ...

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IdleAir service starts in San Simon, Ariz.

A new IdleAir location, in San Simon, Ariz., is offering free, limited service through April 30, 2012, as part of the grand opening off Interstate 10 at exit 378.  Premium service is available for $1.25 per hour through May 31, 2012. The alternative air-conditioning company plans to continue expansion into Texas and Pennsylvania this year. Additional services available at the Arizona location include over 60 channels of DirecTV, basic Internet service with touchscreen display and unlimited ...

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New IdleAir service starts

  A new IdleAir service has opened in at the Love’s truck stop off Interstate 10 at exit 302 near Benson, Ariz.  The shore power service provider will offer free, limited service through March 31. Premium service will also be available for $1.25 per hour, excluding tax, through April 30. The location is one of 26 sites across 12 states and provides truckers an alternative to idling engines. Unlimited 120-volt electricity, clean heating and air, 60+ channels of ...

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IdleAir opens Minnesota service

Service has started at the Travel Centers of America stop off Interstate 35 at exit 11 in Albert Lea, Minn., electrification provider IdleAir announced. As part of its grand opening, the station will offer free, limited service through Feb. 15 and full premium service for $1.25, plus tax, through Feb. 29. The shore service provider is operating 25 sites in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas and Utah, including the Albert Lea service. ...

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Idleair opens at Pilot Flying J stops in Georgia, Tennessee

Electric shore power provided by Idleair is newly available at travel centers in Dalton, Ga., off I-75 at exit 326, and in White Pine, Tenn., off I-81 at exit 4, Pilot Flying J travel centers announced. Limited free service for the shore power is being offered through Nov. 30 and, following that, a discount of $1.25 per hour will be available through Dec. 31. The White Pine site features a solar panel array that generates 50 percent ...

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IdleAir offers free service promotion

IdleAir will offer free shorepower service at its two new locations in Dalton, Ga., on I-75 at exit 326, and White Pine, Tenn., on I-81 at exit 4, through Nov. 30. Starting Dec. 1, the service will be $1.25 per hour through the end of the year, as part of a promotional discount at the new sites. The new shorepower stations will be part of IdleAir’s referral program in which drivers can earn a $10 credit ...

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Ailing driver gets emergency help

An IdleAir employee helped resuscitate a trucker with CPR after he collapsed at a Jackson, Ga., truck stop, IdleAir spokesman Jeffrey Maurer said. While two other drivers assisted the trucker, the employee, identified only as Amanda, administered CPR until paramedics arrived. The driver was transported to a hospital soon after that and was later reported to be in stable condition. The driver’s carrier, an IdleAir customer, was contacted and the load delivered on time by two other ...

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Channel 19 news round-up: flooding, radio, TSE, petition…

Vid tour through I-680 flood damage As Missouri River floodwaters receded from flood stage this month after a long summer of high water, Iowa DOT officials finally got a look at I-680 at the I-29 interchange, and the damage done to both roadways is just stunning (pictured courtesy of Iowa DOT; more info on detours/outlook available in our news piece here). The Omaha World-Herald ran a short tour through the devastation you can watch via this ...

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