Batteries Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
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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Answering the biggest zero-emissions trucks questions

Volvo Trucks fields questions from what type of zero-emissions technology will work for certain applications and how it impact fleets.

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Volvo Trucks on its global zero-emissions trucks strategy

Hydrogen fuel cell development, electric truck technology and infrastructure rollout dominates the conversation.

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Accelera by Cummins, Daimler Truck, PACCAR JV to advance battery production

Three trucking industry giants aim to supercharge U.S. battery production.

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Mitsubishi Fuso, Ample to partner on battery-swapping technology for electric trucks

The companies will collaborate to pair Mitsubishi Fuso EVs with Ample’s Modular Battery Swapping technology.

Lion Electric announces launch of the Lion5 medium-duty, EV truck

Upfitters can choose from multiple Lion Battery pack placement configurations, depending on build specification selections.

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Phoenix Motorcars exhibits new gen 4 electric drive system

The Phoenix engineering team refined the new chassis layout to optimize space for the newly designed battery packs.