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Thermo King launches Precedent

Bloomington, MN, US: Thermo King is launching the Precedent, a new trailer temperature control platform, that delivers double-digit fuel savings, best-in-class performance and lower life cycle costs, while providing regulatory compliance and peace of mind for trailer owners and operators.

From January Thermo King will offer a full range of truck and auxiliary power unit (APU) solutions compliant with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier IV final regulations for engine emissions. These units will set new industry standards in both fuel efficiency and emissions control, the company says.

“Building on a long history of state-of-the-art engineering, we called on our global development teams to create breakthrough solutions that add value while providing regulatory compliance,” said Ray Pittard, president of Thermo King North America. “The innovative Precedent platform and new truck and APU solutions provide our customers with the peace of mind that they have met regulatory requirements while delivering leading performance, significant fuel savings and lower life cycle costs–all tested under real world conditions.”

The Precedent features a completely new platform for the trailer market designed to be fully compliant with the new EPA Tier IV final regulations.

These units provide the industry’s most sustainable solutions and a complete range of options for any customer, including:

  • The S-600, which is a greater-than-25 horsepower single temperature unit with an evergreen engine for use in California
  • The S-700, which is a greater-than-25 horsepower high capacity single temperature unit with an evergreen engine for use in California
  • The C-600, which is a less-than-25 horsepower single-temperature unit with an allowed useful life in California of seven years
  • The Precedent platform features a new Diesel Direct Electric architecture to deliver optimum efficiencies, temperature control and double digit fuel savings across real-world applications.
  • The Precedent S-series features a cutting-edge fuel injection system that delivers optimal fuel injection at exactly the right time to control particulate matter emissions within the engine cylinders.