TITLE

Idle reduction study demonstrates MIRT effectiveness in 20 longhaul trucks

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Dec2008, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the completion of a project focused on developing mobile idle reduction technology (MIRT) by the North Carolina Solar Center at North Carolina State University and funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in December 2008. The university partnered with Volvo Trucks America in order to demonstrate the effectiveness of MIRT in longhaul trucks. Observations on the substitution of auxiliary power unit usage instead of the base engine are presented.
ACCESSION #
36126921

 

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