Tag: transport refrigeration

LDV EV80 vans are equipped with E-200 electric refrigeration units

Britain’s largest supermarket chain, Tesco, has added 30 all-electric electric refrigerated vans to its home delivery fleet. The 30 LDV EV80 vans are equipped with E-200 electric refrigeration units from Thermo King that feature patented power management that contributes to lower overall energy consumption, increased vehicle autonomy and higher efficiency and reliability. Using this combination Continue reading Fleet of electric grocery delivery vans for Tesco

Sainsbury's refrigerated delivery truck using Dearman technology

Sainsbury’s is participating in a unique trial involving a zero-emissions cooling unit for a refrigerated delivery truck as the British supermarket giant aims to dramatically reduce its carbon emissions and cooling supplier Dearman looks to prove its engine technology. Well known for pioneering refrigerated truck technology, including a three-year field trial currently underway using Carrier Continue reading Dearman refrigerated truck tech trial

Carrier Transicold chiller systems with R744 (carbon dioxide) refrigerant

British supermarket Sainsbury’s has taken delivery of the first of three refrigerated trailers running Carrier Transicold chiller systems that use R744 (carbon dioxide) refrigerant, as it embarks on a three-year technology field trial. The grocery giant has form in this field as it scored a world first in 2013 when it piloted an R744 reefer Continue reading CO2 supermarket reefers hit the road in UK trial

David Appel, president Carrier Transicold & Refrigeration Systems

Developed countries have an equally critical role as developing countries in addressing the serious economic, social and environmental problems associated with food waste, according to experts at the recent World Cold Chain Summit to Reduce Food Waste. Around 130 delegates from 35 countries attended the two-day summit in Singapore, where global leaders in the supply Continue reading Cold chain vs food waste

Diesel soot from the refrigeration unit of a refrigerated triuck

Vehicle engine technology has to keep up with increasingly stringent emissions regulations, but the oft-overlooked subject of pollution from road transport refrigeration is now on the agenda as London authorities tackle air quality problems blamed for 25 premature deaths per day in the British capital. Mayor of London Boris Johnson is under pressure to address Continue reading London to probe refrigerated truck air quality impact