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Carrier Transicold Marks 10 Years with Hybrid Electric

Carrier Transicold celebrated the 10th anniversary of the debut of its hybrid diesel-electric Vector WitteBros_plugtrailer refrigeration platform in North America at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show this week.

The Vector platform’s E-Drive all-electric refrigeration system enabled electric standby to become a standard feature. Use of electric power when a TRU is parked for loading, unloading or staging enables the diesel engine to be shut off, eliminating fuel use, noise and emissions. Any fleet with access to a 460 volt power supply can simply plug in and run the Vector unit at the same full refrigeration capacity that diesel operation provides.

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