APUs save truckers and Wal-Mart money

Not too long ago, a truck driver either sweated or shivered behind the wheel when their truck was stopped, unless they idled their engine.

Now with tough new anti-idling laws, high fuel prices, and tight emission standards, Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) are reducing idling, while keeping truckers comfortable and saving money.

Fleetequipmentmag.com features a story on APUs and the difference they have made to both truckers and their employers.

One company mentioned in the article is Wal-mart, known for their thrifty practices to keep their supply chain efficient.

According to the article, APUs-equiped trucks saved Walmart $22 million and 10 million gallons of fuel in 16 months.

Looking for a truck with an APU? Check out the selection of APU equipped trucks on Truck Trader Online.


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