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Fleet Future Podcast, episode 2: The present and the future of electric truck batteries

The battery is, of course, crucial to the future of electric trucks. For electric trucks to become more viable in real-world applications, batteries will have to hit a certain standard. So what is that standard, and how far away might it be? Joshua Goldman of Transpower, manufacturer of the batteries for Peterbilt’s electric trucks, is our guest as we talk through these issues and more on the electric trucking future.

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East Penn releases new commercial truck battery

East Penn has launched its Fahrenheit battery technology for commercial truck applications.

PulseTech Products details Pulse Technology for lead-acid batteries

Lead-acid batteries, if improperly recycled, can result in long lasting legacies that harm both the environment and humans, said PulseTech Products Corp., an early adopter of corporate green product policy that keeps all types of lead-acid based batteries out of the waste stream, landfills and smelters. According to statistics used by PulseTech, 98% of lead-acid batteries

Harnessing the power: Spec’ing batteries to meet today’s electrical system demands

The demands placed on today’s fleets are staggering. In addition to increased efficiency demands on the mechanical side, computer systems, ECUs, GPS, iPhones, TVs, reefer units and countless other innovations tax the truck’s electrical system. The electrical demands are more than ever in history, and demand for voltage is not going away—it’s going to grow.

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