Power and Fuel

New control technology will help heavy-duty vehicles go ‘fossil free’, enables improved cold start with bioethanol

New Libertine control technology will help heavy-duty vehicles go ‘fossil free’

Libertine’s technology improves Free Piston cold-start performance with bioethanol Innovative control mechanism utilises variable compression ratio Development could be set to revolutionise use of sustainable fuels for heavy duty vehicles Libertine FPE (“Libertine”), the creator of Smart Engine technology for hybrid electric vehicles and distributed power generation, has demonstrated technology …

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Hiab launches new electric MOFFETT

Hiab launches new electric MOFFETT

Hiab, part of Cargotec, launches the MOFFETT E4 NX, its next generation eSeries of electric forklifts and the world’s first all electric 3-wheel drive truck mounted forklift. Inside the chassis of a MOFFETT M4, Hiab has constructed a zero-emission truck mounted forklift powered by lithium ion batteries with new controllers …

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Forklift specifiers taking a long-term view

Forklift specifiers taking a long-term view

The growth in demand for lithium-ion powered warehouse lift trucks is due, in part, to the fact that today’s sophisticated materials handling equipment users calculate the cost of operating a truck over the course of its entire working life, says John Maguire, managing director of Narrow Aisle Ltd Lifelong commitment …

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Renault Trucks broadens its all-electric Z.E. range

RENAULT TRUCKS BROADENS ITS ALL-ELECTRIC RANGE

Renault Trucks is broadening its all-electric Z.E. range to help its customers speed up their transition to clean transport. Offering a wider choice of batteries for medium duty electric vehicles, the Renault Trucks D and D Wide Z.E can now be specified with 66 kWh battery packs giving an operating …

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