As fuel prices spiked in 2007-08, a large majority of truckers' anti-idling interest was focused on dedicated auxiliary power units, which market expanded dramatically with a profusion of new manufacturers. This time around, with the ...
In an era of idling prohibitions and $4 fuel, the power switch is back on for truck stop electrification.
IdleAIR provides electrification at 16 truck stops and plans to have the service at six additional locations.
IdleAire is providing electrification at four truck stops, and expects to reopen three more this week and restart an additional 12 sites.
Truck electrification services are spreading, FMCSA seeks better reporting of convictions, Arrow foresees used truck shortage, the hours rule proposal is advanced and more industry issues are featured.
Several companies are providing truck electrification services in a market boosted by recent government grants, new or stricter idling laws and trucker demand.
Truckers cope with flooding crisis, the FMCSA begins its Pre-Employment Screening Program, a cross-border trucking program with Mexico will be announced soon, steps toward sleep disorder screening are taken and many more industry issues are ...
Five of the planned locations would be in Texas and five more in Pennsylvania.
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