Gist pilots new electric refrigerated trailer for fresh and chilled food deliveries


 

Temperature controlled logistics specialist Gist is trialling the Vector eCool – a fully autonomous, all-electric, engineless refrigerated trailer system. Developed by Carrier Transicold and Gray and Adams, the 13.6 metre electric trailer is being used for store deliveries of fresh and chilled foods to major supermarkets. The new technology, which is making its debut in the UK, uses an under-mounted battery to power the fridge system and, when mobile, converts kinetic energy generated by the trailer’s axle to replenish the […]