Carrier Transicold has hailed the future of refrigerated trailer technology with the launch of a fully autonomous, all-electric reefer trailer system. The Vector eCool can be used with the engineless versions of Carrier’s Vector HE 19 and 1550 E and combines the company’s E-Drive all-electric technology with an energy recovery and storage system. This converts kinetic energy generated by the trailer into electricity, which is then stored in a battery pack to power the refrigeration unit. The eCool system can […]
Maritime Transport has bought from Mercedes-Benz for the first time in five years, with an order for 65 Actros tractor units.
Elddis Transport has put its first urban artic on the road, as an alternative to the 18-tonne rigids it usually operates within towns and cities. Comprising a 10-metre Lawrence David engineered trailer pulled by a Euro-5 New Actros, the configuration was trialled in Manchester earlier this year and provides four additional pallet spaces (20 compared to 16) over a rigid. Elddis will take delivery of more shorter trailers in 2013. It is also due to receive the remaining four New […]
Brit-Pol has added 160 new trailers from Krone to its fleet.