Auxiliary Power Units for Trucks: Chapter 3

Auxiliary Power Units for Trucks: Chapter 3
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Gary Gereffi | Kristin Dubay

Integration of auxiliary power units into long-haul truck manufacturing in the near future will likely increase penetration rates dramatically, with a corresponding boost to manufacturing. Expanded production of APUs would create economic opportunity at all stages of the value chain by increasing purchases from material and component suppliers. Additional value chain opportunities will likely come when APU technology is integrated as a component in tractor manufacturing rather than being an aftermarket product. The report was written by the Duke GVC Center for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).

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