Volvo Trucks opens first battery assembly plant in Belgium

Volvo Trucks is opening its very first battery assembly plant. Located in Ghent, Belgium, the plant will supply ready-to-install batteries for Volvo Trucks’ full electric heavy-duty trucks. In the new battery plant, cells and modules from Samsung SDI will be assembled into battery packs that are tailor-made for Volvo Trucks´ heavy-duty electric range: Volvo FH, …

The Crosby Group expands Verton’s load orientation technology in North America

Verton and The Crosby Group have announced an expansion of Verton’s load orientation technology in North America.  As a partner and Master Distributor of Verton products for the Americas, The Crosby Group has invested in additional units for deployment in the United States and Canada, as well as key team members to support the growing …

DC Battery Technologies launches new 4,000 Series Lithium Iron batteries

DC Battery Technologies Ltd has announced the launch of the new 4,000 Series of Lithium Iron Phosphate LiFePO4 batteries. The new 4,000 Series offers a range of benefits such as unique triple-safety protection, fast charge performance and prominent long life for applications including marine, leisure, electric vehicles, energy storage systems, mobile CCTV and lighting, and …

Magna Tyres Group acquires Fennell Tyres International

Magna Tyres Group acquires the Australian based company Fennell Tyres International. Formed in 2005 including current director’s Aldo Gismondi and Bruce Walker, Fennell Tyres International provides on-site earthmover and Truck tyre services for mining, transport and civil contracting operations and equipment. Magna Tyres’ main goal is to strengthen its position worldwide. The acquisition provides additional …

Bronto Skylift upgrades control system

Bronto Skylift’s flagship products, the HLA-range aerial platforms, now feature the fifth generation Bronto5+ control system as well as resistive touch screens. One of the important features enabled by the Bronto5+ is Bronto’s fleet management tool Skyliftfleet. Thanks to the latest technology, the units will send all operational data to the Skyliftfleet portal, where owners, …

Amico increases shipyard infrastructure with Enerpac

Enerpac has supplied a heavy lift trolley system to super and mega yachts refit and repair specialist, Amico & Co, for lifting and transporting yachts weighing up to 4000 ton. An integral part of Amico’s new ‘ShipLift’ expansion at its Genoa shipyard, the Enerpac trolley system allows Amico to increase its shipyard infrastructure with six …

EST-Floattech introduces new battery design

EST-Floattech has announced the launch of new battery designs, the Octopus Series. The new design platform is set to become the next generation DNV certified battery management system for marine markets. With both High Power and High Energy modules, new, smart and lightweight battery solutions can be installed in virtually any size of vessel. Clients …

Discover Battery expands European network

International battery specialist Discover Battery, based out of the Netherlands, has recently strengthened its European network with the appointment of several service suppliers in the Netherlands, Italy, France, Czech Republic, Sweden, and Finland. It has also added four new Product & Business Development Managers to its team as it aims to provide increased levels of …