Day Ross Inc Day Ross Pilots Carbon Emission Reduction Tech

Day & Ross piloting green tech

April 29, 2020
Company subsidiary’s trucks part of KarbonKleen test run of dynaCERT’s HydraGEN carbon emission reduction system

Day & Ross says its Ottaway Motor Express subsidiary is among the first transportation companies in the industry to begin a six-month pilot project with KarbonKleen to test dynaCERT’s HydraGEN carbon emission reduction technology.

Devices were installed on two trucks, which will be measured for carbon emissions and fuel efficiency over the course of the pilot program to measure the results of the technology.

Day & Ross, headquartered in Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada, is part of McCain Foods Unlimited.

The dynaCERT system is designed to strike an optimal balance between reduced energy consumption and fuel emissions by adding hydrogen to the engine airflow. Hydrogen gas improves combustion by acting as a catalyst to speed up reaction time, meaning the engine should require less energy for combustion and less fuel.

Results will be measured against the baseline data of each truck, as well as two sister units that run the same routes.

“As a transportation company, Day & Ross relies on traditional combustible fuels and is striving to find new and cleaner alternatives,” said Bill Doherty, CEO of Day & Ross. “We are encouraged by the potential of this new technology to help us minimize our impact on the environment.”

Day & Ross has been a SmartWay transport partner since 2009. The company said it also is investing in new terminals with many of the latest environmental upgrades, including solar panels, advanced heating and cooling, pre-cast wall panels, LED lighting, electric forklifts, and charging stations for employee vehicles and yard trucks.

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