Carrier Transicold’s Vector eCool selected as a finalist in the transportation category, Abound awarded honorable mention in the workplace category
Carrier is pleased to announce that Carrier Transicold’s Vector® eCool™, the first fully autonomous, all-electric engineless refrigerated trailer system, was named a finalist in the Transportation category of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards.
In addition, Abound, Carrier’s smart building platform, part of its Healthy Buildings Program, earned an honorable mention in the Workplace category. Carrier Global Corporation, is the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.
The Fast Company World Changing Ideas Awards announced honor clean technology, innovative corporate initiatives, brave new designs for cities and buildings, and other creative works that are supporting the growth of positive social innovation, tackling social inequality, climate change and public health crises.
Carrier Transicold’s Vector eCool system is the first fully autonomous, all-electric engineless refrigerated trailer system, and represents a giant step forward for transport refrigeration. The Vector eCool system converts kinetic energy generated by the trailer into electricity, which is then stored in a battery pack to power the refrigeration unit.