Going Green http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7881/more en Toyota opens a portal to future of zero-emissions heavy-duty trucks http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/toyota-opens-portal-future-zero-emissions-heavy-duty-trucks <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota Motor North America Inc (TMNA) has launched Project Portal, a hydrogen fuel cell system designed for heavy-duty truck use at the Port of Los Angeles.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/toyota-opens-portal-future-zero-emissions-heavy-duty-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/toyota-opens-portal-future-zero-emissions-heavy-duty-trucks#comments Emissions Vehicles Carriers Fleet Equipment Going Green News Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:14:00 +0000 44131 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Penske Truck Leasing collects fifth consecutive EPA SmartWay award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/penske-truck-leasing-collects-fifth-consecutive-epa-smartway-award <div class="node-body article-body">For the fifth consecutive year, Penske Truck Leasing has been given the SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Penske is one of nine organizations to receive this honor.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/penske-truck-leasing-collects-fifth-consecutive-epa-smartway-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/penske-truck-leasing-collects-fifth-consecutive-epa-smartway-award#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Leasing Fleet Equipment Going Green News Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000 44091 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Transplace helps shippers join SmartWay http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/transplace-helps-shippers-join-smartway <div class="node-body article-body">Transplace announced that Welch’s, Del Monte Foods Inc and other leading shippers have successfully completed 2016 emissions reporting with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/transplace-helps-shippers-join-smartway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/transplace-helps-shippers-join-smartway#comments Business Tools Foodservice Going Green News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:53:00 +0000 43861 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Prestolite to assist SuperTruck II program http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/prestolite-assist-supertruck-ii-program <div class="node-body article-body">Prestolite Electric and its parent company, Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co Ltd, have announced participation in the development of advanced efficiency and next-generation technologies to support initiatives of the SuperTruck II program.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/prestolite-assist-supertruck-ii-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/prestolite-assist-supertruck-ii-program#comments Vehicles Fleet Equipment Going Green News Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:51:00 +0000 43651 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Maersk orders 100 containers chilled by NaturaLINE system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/maersk-orders-100-containers-chilled-naturaline-system <div class="node-body article-body">Striving to further reduce the environmental impact of its global shipping operations, Maersk Line has ordered the first 100 of a total of 200 refrigerated containers to be chilled by Carrier Transicold’s NaturaLINE natural-refrigerant-based system.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/maersk-orders-100-containers-chilled-naturaline-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/maersk-orders-100-containers-chilled-naturaline-system#comments Emissions Equipment Going Green Refrigeration News Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:32:00 +0000 43351 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C R England joins PIT Group http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-joins-pit-group <div class="node-body article-body">Refrigerated transporter C R England has become a fleet member of the testing organization PIT Group, a research and engineering group supporting the North American transportation industry.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-joins-pit-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-joins-pit-group#comments Business Tools Fuel Savings Carriers Going Green News Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:21:00 +0000 43141 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com University project focuses on cutting fuel consumption http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/university-project-focuses-cutting-fuel-consumption <div class="node-body article-body">Purdue University is leading part of a national effort to reduce vehicle fuel consumption by 20% through automated systems that interconnect trucks and cars and the transportation infrastructure using sensors and online cloud technology.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/university-project-focuses-cutting-fuel-consumption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/university-project-focuses-cutting-fuel-consumption#comments Components Fuel Savings Vehicles Fleet Equipment Going Green News Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:26:00 +0000 42581 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Dometic turns to the sun to power A/C unit http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dometic-turns-sun-power-ac-unit <div class="node-body article-body">Dometic is powering its Blizzard Turbo auxiliary air-conditioner with eNow’s Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Panel system—making it the first solar-powered auxiliary A/C available for Class 8 sleeper trucks.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dometic-turns-sun-power-ac-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dometic-turns-sun-power-ac-unit#comments Components Fleet Equipment Going Green News Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:16:00 +0000 42381 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Nikola One: Hydrogen power happening? http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nikola-one-hydrogen-power-happening <div class="node-body article-body">Nikola Motors Company USA has developed a Class 8 truck powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. The firm said this truck, called the Nikola One, will have an operational range of 1,200 miles.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nikola-one-hydrogen-power-happening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nikola-one-hydrogen-power-happening#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Vehicles Fleet Equipment Going Green News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:25:00 +0000 41931 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ampCNG agrees to build fuel station to serve US Foods http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ampcng-agrees-build-fuel-station-serve-us-foods <div class="node-body article-body">ampCNG, a provider of compressed natural gas (CNG) infrastructure and fueling solutions for the heavy-duty commercial trucking industry, has announced a fueling and station agreement with foodservice distributor US Foods.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ampcng-agrees-build-fuel-station-serve-us-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ampcng-agrees-build-fuel-station-serve-us-foods#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Foodservice Going Green News Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:13:00 +0000 41411 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com