Batteries Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Daimler Buses, BMZ Poland drive zero-emission EU bus transport

BMZ Poland expects the next generation NMC4 battery to combine high energy density with an ultra-long cycle life.

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Cummins, PACCAR, Daimler Truck N.A. complete joint venture formation

The completed joint venture is now known as Amplify Cell Technologies.

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Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner to use DTNA, Proterra battery technology

Daimler Truck North America selects Proterra battery technology for next-generation electric school buses and last-mile delivery vehicles.

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Daimler announces battery repairing, remanufacturing, repurposing and recycling program

DTNA says the circular economy approach strives to extend the usability of rare-earth materials and products.

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Mullen shares on-road test results for solid-state polymer battery pack

Tested in its Mullen One Class 1 EV cargo van, Mullen says the integrated battery pack performed better than expected.

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EnerSys highlights Odyssey Connect battery monitoring system at TMC 2024

The company says the system sends battery state of charge and state of health to your phone through Bluetooth.

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How to prevent parasitic loads

It’s a delicate balance for fleet managers between providing driver comfort, but having the trucks start in the morning.

How to avoid the effects of harsh winters on your truck’s batteries

The time to avoid winter’s effects on the truck’s batteries is actually in the summer, not the winter.

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Volvo to acquire battery business from Proterra Inc., Proterra Operating Company

Volvo Group has been selected as the winning bidder in an auction for the business and assets of the Proterra Powered business unit.

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Avery Dennison launches electrical insulation tapes 

The company says this line of tapes is engineered to address the challenges of insufficient electrical insulation in EV battery packs.

Trucking Sustainably: What do we do with all of these batteries?

The batteries that propel the electric truck powertrains of the future will have to go somewhere. Here’s Volvo’s plan.

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Photo Gallery: Driving Volvo Trucks electric European lineup

Behind the wheel of Volvo Trucks’s zero-emissions European lineup and what it might mean for the U.S.

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