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April 8, 2016

Trailer Power Management System Pulls From Multiple Sources

Phillips Industries has introduced the Permalogic Smart-Charge trailer power management system for liftgate and auxiliary battery banks.

February 18, 2016

Volvo Offers Optional Battery-Powered Parking Cooler

Volvo Trucks North America introduced a battery-powered parking cooler as a factory installed option for its VNM 630, VNL 630, VNL 670, VNL 730 and VNL 780 sleeper models.

December 1, 2015

Spec’ing Charging, Starting and Battery Systems

If you haven’t spec’d a truck in the past few years, you might be surprised by how much the truck’s electrical needs have changed.

May 19, 2015

In-Cab Display Shows Battery Status

Kussmaul Electronics’ Mini Single Bar Graph Display is a dashboard-mounted indicator displaying a vehicle’s battery status in the cab.

May 4, 2015

PowerEdge Alternator Helps Save Fuel

Denso's new PowerEdge is a high-amperage alternator for the medium- and heavy-duty truck market that achieves higher efficiency in a smaller, more lightweight design, which translates into improved fuel economy, according to the company.

October 1, 2014

Eaton Adds DC to AC Inverter

Eaton’s Pure Sine Wave Inverter is a new DC to AC inverter for tapping into Class 8 DC vehicle batteries.

August 27, 2014

Peterbilt Adds New Configuration for SmartAir System

Peterbilt has added a compact space-saver battery box for the no-idle SmartAir system for Model 579 trucks.



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