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International to offer Xantrex Freedom XC inverter/charger as factory option

The Xantrex Freedom XC 1800W inverter/charger aims to provide stable power for sensitive devices and charging for batteries.

Xantrex Freedom XC Inverter/Charger now a factory option on Volvo and Mack trucks

The pure sine-wave inverter/charger is now available as a factory option on Mack and Volvo sleeper models.

How lithium power can boost uptime and productivity

If you’re a fan of comic books, you’re no doubt familiar with the adage, “With great power comes great responsibility.” But when it comes to the trucking industry and the potential of combining lithium-ion and solar technologies, the axiom is, “With great power comes great reliability.” Many fleets are seeking power solutions that represent clean

Is solar a viable ancillary power option for heavy-duty trucks?

Every day the sun sends its powerful rays to Earth. In fact, NASA satellite missions have noted that “at Earth’s average distance from the Sun (about 150 million kilometers), the average intensity of solar energy reaching the top of the atmosphere directly facing the Sun is about 1,360 watts per square meter.” That’s enough to

Mission Critical Electronics acquires Xantrex

Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) has announced the acquisition of Xantrex, which is involved in the development, manufacturing and marketing of power electronic products and systems for the mobile power markets, from Schneider Electric. “We are delighted to have Xantrex join MCE,” Kevin Moschetti, chief executive officer of Mission Critical Electronics, said. “Xantrex’s products are high-quality, technologically advanced, and

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