USA: Carrier Transicold is to acquire select IMPCO road and rail transport product lines, including the ComfortPro auxiliary power unit, from Westport Fuel Systems.

The acquisition will enable Carrier Transicold to oversee the development, engineering and manufacturing of these product lines and provide increased customer support through its established dealer network.

“These product lines will enable Carrier Transicold to provide a superior line of APUs and battery comfort systems for trucks and APUs for locomotives,” said Tom Ondo, vice president and general manager, Carrier Transicold, Truck/Trailer/Rail Americas. “In addition to delivering a broad range of transport refrigeration solutions to our customers, with this acquisition, we are expanding our offerings to include anti-idling technologies that contribute to greater operator comfort as well as reduced fuel consumption while meeting operational and sustainability goals.”