Meat wholesaler saves money by switching from diesel fridges


A meat wholesaler said it had generated substantial fuel savings by running a pair of Hultsteins’ diesel-free hydraulic drive transport refrigeration units (TRUs). Tican Chilled reckoned it had saved about 30% on fuel costs across each of systems fitted to 18-tonne CNG powered Scanias. The TRUs use a hydraulic pump, which is driven by the power take-off from the vehicle’s engine, negating the need for a diesel-powered TRU. Hultsteins said they are also more efficient than other hydraulic systems because […]