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Webasto launches the Webasto Go Charger in the US and Canada

Webasto Charging Systems recently launched the Webasto Go, a Level 2 mobile EV Charger, for electric vehicle owners at the Fully Charged LIVE North America 2022 Show in San Diego, California, which took place Sept. 10-11, 2022. The mobile charger, developed, tested, and produced by Webasto, is a globally certified product and is now available

Webasto launches the Webasto Go Charger in the US and Canada

Webasto Charging Systems, a subsidiary of Webasto Group, has launched the Webasto Go, a Level 2 mobile EV Charger, for electric vehicle owners. The mobile charger, developed, tested, and produced by Webasto, is a globally certified product and is now available in the US and Canada. Further rollouts are planned for the rest of the

Webasto highlights SmarTemp 3.0, SmarTemp 3.0 bluetooth controllers

Webasto North America, commercial vehicle and aftermarket equipment manufacturer, has announced the introduction of its new SmarTemp 3.0 and SmarTemp 3.0 Bluetooth controllers. The advanced new devices provide ease of use and control of both Webasto fuel-operated air heaters and fuel-operated coolant heaters, all from a single unit. Fully programmable within a seven-day period, the SmarTemp

Webasto introduces a la carte aftermarket van HVAC kit-building system

Webasto North America has announced its new a La carte aftermarket van HVAC kit-building system. Webasto says its menu-driven approach allows customers to upfit Ford Transit, RAM ProMaster or Mercedes Sprinter vans with auxiliary HVAC systems faster, while carrying less inventory and all at a lower cost. According to Webasto, the problem that this system aims

Webasto adds modular CV battery system, thermal management offerings to portfolio

Webasto is adding a line of high voltage battery and thermal management products to its existing bunk heater and coolant heater product offering. Josh Lupu, Webasto’s director of marketing, says the company is accomplishing this by integrating its modular CV standard battery system – which uses a Vehicle Interface Box (VIB) to provide a single

A ‘plug-and-play’ electric vehicle battery solution? Inside Webasto’s new modular CV battery system

Webasto displayed its new modular CV standard battery system at this year’s NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. With 400V and 800V versions available, each battery pack has 35 kWh of energy, and because up to 10 packs can be used for a combined 350 kW, the system is designed for scalability and configuration flexibility.

Gallery: News and photos from Work Truck Show 2020

Fleet Equipment visited the 20th anniversary of the annual NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis to catch up on all the latest news and equipment from the medium-duty, vocational and construction segments. Check out photos and all the news from the show below. Cummins displayed its medium-duty B6.7 and L9 engines, both of which will

Harnessing the power to ensure startability in cold weather

Some fleets consider battery replacement and service costs to be simply unavoidable—but that doesn’t have to be true.

Webasto releases Thermo Top Evo coolant heater

Webasto North America has introduced its new Thermo Top Evo coolant heater. The Thermo Top Evo is the latest in a line of engine-off heating technologies from Webasto and operates directly from diesel fuel drawn from the vehicle’s primary fuel tank.

Winterization warrior: Battle the elements with these equipment solutions

The blistering dog days of summer burn off into crisp, cool nights. A chill creeps down your spine when you leave for work without a jacket. The air smolders with the smell of burning leaves and the trees reflect a kaleidoscope of color as your productive rigs roll down the road. You know what’s coming.

How to deliver fuel efficiency, driver comfort with engine-off technology

Keeping drivers comfortable while on the road and ensuring fuel efficiency is a tricky balance for fleet managers, especially in cooler climates. After all, weather conditions already offer plenty of challenges, and the last thing anyone wants at the end of the day is a cold, uncomfortable cab. Being faced with a cold engine that

Winterize fleet trucks
Employing environment-friendly onboard technologies to save fuel

Oakville Enterprises Corp. (OEC) relies heavily on its fleet throughout its large portfolio of operations. Wholly owned by the Municipality of the Town of Oakville, Ontario, OEC provides products and services in four strategic lines of business—electricity distribution, infrastructure services, energy services and generation—to residential and commercial customers in Ontario and throughout Canada. “With our wide