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  • Hiway and Eskimo Refrigeration changes name to ColdFront

    January 17, 2019 12:00PM by Truck News-West

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Following last year’s merger, Hiway and Eskimo Refrigeration will change its name to ColdFront as part of the company’s rebranding initiative. “By building on the legacy of the Eskimo and Hiway teams and uniting them under a

  • Hiway/Eskimo group acquires company, adds to leadership team

    October 17, 2018 5:03PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Following the Hiway/Eskimo Refrigeration merger, the company has now acquired Chill Tech Reefer Services, and has added to its leadership team. Chill Tech, an independent transport refrigeration service, had been operating in the Calgary area for 16

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    No engine needed for ComfortPro

    September 25, 2018 9:26AM by

    Carrier Transicold’s ComfortPro electric auxiliary power unit will cool a cab without generating emissions, and also promises one of the longest run times for a battery-powered APU. The unit delivers 7,500 Btu/h of air conditioning for up to 11 hours.

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    Carrier Transicold upgrades APUs

    July 17, 2018 11:41AM by

    Carrier Transicold has updated its ComfortPro diesel-powered auxiliary power units (APUs), reducing maintenance demands and doubling service intervals. A tensioner automatically adjusts a new automotive-style multi-V drive belt to help maintain the generator’s full voltage output when the APU is

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    New controller for Solara

    May 2, 2018 8:59AM by Truck News

    Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features an APX controller with a dashboard-style display. The Solara uses a Z482 two-cylinder diesel engine to generate 50,000 BTU/hour at an ambient temperature of -18 Celsius, keeping sensitive commodities such as flowers and

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    Reefer Sales & Service named Dealer of the Year

    April 24, 2018 9:55AM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Reefer Sales & Service has been named Carrier Transicold’s 2017 North American Dealer of the Year. The dealer has 130 employees and supports Ontario’s refrigerated transport industry. It recently consolidated several operations into a new 46,000 sq.-ft.

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    Carrier Transicold takes over ComfortPro APU line

    April 17, 2017 9:40AM by Truck News

    ATHENS, Ga. – Carrier Transicold has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the ComfortPro auxiliary power unit (APU) line of products from Westport Fuel Systems. The agreement covers select IMPCO road and rail transport product lines from Westport.

  • Transicold’s DataLink 2 offers drivers temperature verification and much more

    November 3, 2016 1:46PM by Truck West

    ATHENS, Ga. – Carrier Transicold has released the DataLink 2 recorder, which offers refrigerated haulers independent verification of temperatures inside trucks and trailers. The DataLink 2 used up to three independent temperature sensors to provide added verification beyond the refrigerated

  • Carrier Transicold to release telematics system

    August 8, 2016 11:49AM by Truck News

    ATHENS, Ga. – Carrier Transicold is now offering a customized telematics solution for its transport refrigeration units (TRUs) allowing fleets to manage their assets through remote refrigeration unit monitoring, control and diagnostics and data management, among various additional capabilities. “We

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    New solar panels keep transport refrigeration unit battery charged

    April 26, 2016 2:04PM by Truck News

    ATHENS, Ga. – In an effort to maintain peak performance of transport refrigeration unit batteries in a more environmentally sustainable way, Carrier Transicold has expanded its line of Thin Film Flexible Solar Panels to now offer 18.5 watt and 9.24