Choices, choices

The industry has come a long way since the wildfire of restrictive idling regulations swept across the country. First, with only limited options, many truckers were left out in the cold (or heat) with no key off comforts. Today, there are a lot of choices that the wily trucker can employ to keep the key off and the cab comfy. Freedom is power : Jack and Rene Bates have modified their custom cab into a luxury house any grandkid would want to ride in. Their secret: in-cab comfort by any means other than idling / by Charlie Morasch -- Spec'ing for comfort : a thorough review of your needs will tell you what to spec on your truck and what power needs you will run into for key-off comfort / by Paul Abelson -- Power it up : when it comes to inverters, be sure to avoid the two most common mistakes: picking the wrong size inverter and installing it wrong / by Bryan Martin -- Shorepower expands electrification network : the 'plug and play' option of shorepower is growing nationally with more and more locations launching service -- Know the rules.


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  • Features: Illustrations;
  • Pagination: p. 75-90
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  • Accession Number: 01533486
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University Transportation Library
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Aug 7 2014 11:41AM