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Daikin Transport Refrigeration Reveals Exigo – the Next Generation of Trailer Refrigeration


The global reveal of Exigo will take place at Solutrans in Lyon, France, 16 - 20 November alongside Daikin’s extensive portfolio of van and truck, including electric units at this year’s show

Ostend, Belgium November 10, 2021: Daikin Transport Refrigeration, a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Limited, a global leader, present in more than 150 countries, shaping the future of heating, cooling, ventilation and refrigeration systems, reveals the first Daikin-branded trailer transport refrigeration unit “Exigo”, the next generation of trailer refrigeration.

Daikin Transport Refrigeration broadens its portfolio of road transport refrigeration units with the reveal of Exigo, built today, designed for tomorrow’s challenges. The Exigo E1500 engine-driven single-temperature 15kW trailer unit revealed at Exigo is the first trailer unit incorporating many industry firsts in one unit. Exigo delivers reliability alongside reduced energy consumption, optimized airflow for temperature accuracy and efficiency, increased pull-down and on-grid efficiency, reduced maintenance and down-time and ease of unit operation and fleet management. 

Evren Akçora, Senior Manager, Transport Refrigeration Daikin Europe, said “At Daikin, when we do something, we aim to be the best in class, and our Exigo unit embodies that philosophy by offering minimum Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Maximum peace of mind. With Exigo, we are bringing many unique characteristics together, never done before in a trailer unit, to lead this industry into the future with a comprehensive, reliable and minimum TCO unit designed for tomorrow’s challenges.”

The Exigo E1500 single-temp 15KW is the first unit revealed in the new range of Exigo trailer products with:

  • Variable speed compressor with inverter and variable speed fans resulting in 20% lower fuel consumption
  • Variable speed airflow
  • 15kW true capacity – both on the road and on the grid
  • Exceptional pull-down performance
  • Extended service interval as standard
  • Low noise as standard, and optional PIEK
  • High resolution graphical HMI display on the unit
  • Advanced telematics included as standard
  • Lightest 15kW unit in the market
  • Daikin in-house components with proven reliability
  • Pan-European service network

“We are looking forward to revealing our first Exigo unit in a week’s time at the first Daikin-branded stand at a European commercial vehicle trade show, Solutrans in Lyon, France, from November 16 to 20. Examples from our extensive portfolio of reliable road transport refrigeration units covering Zanotti truck and light commercial vehicles will be on the stand including the new electric range which meets a wide range of last-mile applications.”, concluded Evren Akçora.

Media are invited to join Daikin Transport Refrigeration senior leadership including the Transport Refrigeration Business Unit Leader, Zanotti Group Leader, Daikin Product Management and Daikin France Transport Refrigeration Leader on stand 4 B086 at the show to learn more about our products and solutions.


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About Daikin

Daikin Europe N.V.

Daikin Europe is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. and the leading provider of heating, cooling, ventilation, air purification and refrigeration solutions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company designs, manufactures and brings to market a broad portfolio of equipment, as well as tailor-made solutions for residential, commercial and industrial purposes. To date Daikin Europe has over 12,000 employees working at more than 59 consolidated subsidiaries. It has 12 major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria and the UK. The headquarters of the Daikin Europe group are in Belgium, Ostend. The company was established in 1972, production in Europe started in 1973.

About Daikin Industries Ltd.

Based in Osaka, Japan, Daikin Industries employs over 89,000 people worldwide. The global company is market leader for heat pump and air conditioning systems, as well as air filtration. It is the only air conditioning manufacturer in the world that researches, develops and produces all important system components, such as refrigerants, compressors and electronics, in-house. The company achieved € 23.7 billion sales turnover in financial year 2021 (1 April 21 – 31 March 22).

Media Contacts Daikin Europe N.V.

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