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uStart now available for Class 7/8

March 20, 2018 by John Smith

uStart power systems — already available for Class 6 trucks — are now available to for use in Class 7 and 8 day cabs with up to 12-liter engines. The drop-in Group 31 battery replacement offers a level of starting […]

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Upgraded Group 31 battery

December 14, 2017 by John Smith

EnerSys has upgraded Odyssey Performance Series Group 31 batteries to 925 cold cranking amps, up from an original rating of 800 cca.

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Cummins acquires battery company

October 17, 2017 by John Smith

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins’ commitment to electrified vehicles has taken yet another step, with the company acquiring the assets of Brammo, which designs and develops battery packs for mobile and stationary applications.

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ZAF investing in battery production

October 5, 2017 by John Smith

JOPLIN, MO – ZAF Energy Systems is opening a new production facility in Joplin, Missouri, dedicated to making rechargeable nickel zinc (NiZN) batteries – marketed as a replacement for lead-acid batteries.

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Eberspaecher Group buys big stake in Cdn. battery company

September 28, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

CONCORD, ON – The Eberspaecher Group is expanding its electronics portfolio by purchasing an 80% majority stake in Canadian company Vecture Inc., known for its battery management products.

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BATTERY-POWERED AC

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Hammond’s Arctic Breeze provides up to 12 hours of cooling

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CAPACITOR, NO BATTERIES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Cantec’s capacitors offer more engine-cranking power than four batteries

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BATTERY POWER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Enertek Solutions offers auxiliary power system powered by lithium-ion batteries, a first

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BATTERY POWER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Enertek Solutions offers auxiliary power system powered by lithium-ion batteries, a first

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BATTERY ISOLATOR

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Prevents loads on auxiliary battery from draining the starting battery

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BATTERY ISOLATOR

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Prevents loads on auxiliary battery from draining the starting battery

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COLUMN LIFT

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Rotary’s Mach 4 sold in sets of four or six battery-operated columns

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BETTER HYBRIDS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Eaton improves fuel efficiency, performance and system payback.

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A BATTERY PRIMER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

It’s mighty cold, dispatch is on the phone, and your buggy ain’t goin’ anywhere. Advice for owner-operators, from highwaySTAR, December 1999.

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REEFER BATTERIES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Carrier offers a new line of 12-volt batteries engineered for transport refrigeration units