More than one-third of all the largest heavy-duty trucks in operation use the newest generation of near-zero emissions clean diesel technology.
May 22, 2019
The future of diesel technologies in freight transportation is bright, even as new fuels and technologies enter the marketplace, thanks to diesel’s improving efficiency, even lower emissions, advanced biofuel capabilities and unique combination of value for moving freight, according to the Diesel Technology Forum, Frederick, Md.
The demonstration will include three cargo-moving vehicles known as “top handlers” with never-before-tested battery-electric systems.
July 10, 2018
The Port of Long Beach, Long Beach, Calif., will use a $5.3 million grant from the California Air Resources Board (CARB), Sacramento, Calif., to deploy hydrogen- and electric-powered cargo handling equipment at two shipping terminals.
The project will bring 25 vehicles that are zero- or near zero-emissions to Port of Long Beach marine terminals for one year to test their performance in a real-world setting.
April 5, 2018
The Port of Long Beach, Long Beach, Calif.; Southern California Edison (SCE), a Rosemead, Calif.-based subsidiary of Edison International; and the California Energy Commission, Sacramento, Calif.; launched what is said to be the nation’s largest pilot project for zero-emissions cranes and other cargo handling equipment for seaports.
The document provides high-level guidance for accelerating progress toward a zero-emission future while protecting and strengthening the ports’ competitive position in the global economy.
November 3, 2017
The governing boards of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach approved the 2017 Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) update, ushering in a new era of aggressive clean air strategies for moving cargo through what is said to be the nation’s busiest container port complex.
This new technology utilizes the power of the sun to cool moderate refrigerated items such as dairy and produce during transport.
October 17, 2017
Challenge Dairy Products Inc., a Dublin, Calif.-based dairy foodservice producer, is said to be the first to deliver products via a solar-powered, zero-emissions, commercial-use transport refrigeration unit (TRU), powered by Rayfrigeration, Dublin, Calif.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.