Some Dynasys APUs are available with plug-in capability, which provides the additional flexibility of plugging into Shorepower to work independently from the APU engine for fuel savings with minimal noise. Check out their online savings calculator.
“As temperatures continue to plunge into single digits around the country, truck drivers are forced to idle or use an Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) or a portable generator to stay warm. “A former truck driver says she’s on a mission
“Electric cars may help save the environment, but when it comes to saving money, electric trucks are where it’s at. At least, that’s the proposition from Ian Wright, one of the five original founders of Tesla and now head of
The trucking industry is struggling with an estimated massive shortage of 25,000 drivers. With turnover in the industry reaching record levels (103% as of a few months ago), trucking companies are struggling to retain quality drivers. A recent Fleet Equipment
A story from the NBC affiliate in Atlanta highlights reasons not to idle: – thieves are targeting unattended idling vehicles – it is illegal in 31 states – idling accounts for 1.6% of GHG
“Emissions from gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles contribute significantly to air pollution, including greenhouse gases and an other potentially harmful pollutants that can trigger respiratory ailments such as asthma, according to the resolution. “Idling for more than 10 seconds uses more
This is what Shorepower offers at truck stops…NEMA 5-20, NEMA 14-30, NEMA TT-30 (also called RV-30) and 460V reefer (TRU) power. You can visually see the plug style in the graphic below.
It’s cold in many areas of the country. Check out the Consumer Reports portable heater buying guide and equip your cab. http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/space-heaters/buying-guide.htm
“Ian Wright left soon after Elon Musk took Tesla’s financial steering wheel in 2004, but now he’s back and determined to electrify a slow and ungainly automotive beast: the commercial truck. “Besides the fact that modern cars are already very
“George Pakenham, director-producer of the film Idle Threat, appeared in Chatham in January as part of the Eco-Film of the Chathams series. “Mr. Pakenham has approached more than 2500 drivers who had been idling for longer than 3 minutes and