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8/21/2015 Kenworth charge start system now in production

Kenworth announced it has introduced into production advanced technology to enhance protection against battery drainage and a new inverter/charger option for easier battery recharging while parked.

8/21/2015 Kenworth Rolls Out New Features on T680, T880 Models

Kenworth Truck Co. announced new fuel-efficiency features on its T680 and T880 models, including predictive cruise control and a virtual tool to coach and assist drivers.

8/21/2015 KW Offers Maxwell Engine Start Module

Kenworth says it has begun producing trucks with an available engine advanced starting and battery charging system. The ultracapacitor-based Maxwell Engine Start Module (ESM) is a factory-installed option for new Kenworth T680s and T880s. The module provides dedicated power to start the truck and frees the truck’s standard batteries to focus on powering lights and accessories used by drivers.

8/21/2015 Kenworth Advanced Battery Charge Start System Now in Production

Kenworth is now producing advanced technology to enhance protection against battery drainage and a new inverter/charger option for easier battery recharging while parked.

8/21/2015 Advanced Starting System

The ultracapacitor-based Maxwell Engine Start Module (ESM) is a factory-installed option for new Kenworth T680s and T880s and Peterbilt Models 579 and 567. The module provides dedicated power to start the truck and frees the truck’s standard batteries to focus on powering accessory devices, such as a laptop, microwave, refrigerator and television electronics, in addition to the truck’s electronics and lights. The ESM is designed to start an engine in temperatures ranging from -40 C or F (they're equal at that point) to +65 C or 149 F, says Maxwell, even when the batteries have low voltage.

8/14/2015 Peterbilt offers Maxwell’s Engine Start Module

Maxwell Technologies announced that Peterbilt Motors Company is now offering Maxwell’s ultracapacitor-powered Engine Start Module (ESM) on new Model 579 and 567 trucks as a factory-installed option.

8/14/2015 Maxwell Technologies’ ultracapacitor-powered ESM now offered on Pete 579, 567

Maxwell Technologies Inc, a developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage products, and Peterbilt Motors Company are now offering Maxwell’s ultracapacitor-powered engine start module (ESM) on new Model 579 and 567 trucks as a factory-installed option.

8/13/2015 Peterbilt now offers Maxwell’s Engine Start Module

Maxwell Technologies announced that Peterbilt Motors Company is now offering Maxwell’s ultracapacitor-powered Engine Start Module (ESM) on new Model 579 and 567 trucks as a factory-installed option.

8/12/2015 Peterbilt Offers Maxwell’s Engine Start Module

Peterbilt is now offering Maxwell’s ultracapacitor-powered Engine Start Module on new Model 579 and 567 trucks as a factory-installed option. The ultracapacitor is dedicated to start the vehicle and replaces one traditional battery. which can reduce weight by up to 60 pounds. Because it is dedicated to a single task, power is always available to start the vehicle.

8/12/2015 Peterbilt to feature Maxwell ultracapacitor starting module

San Diego, California – Maxwell Technologies Inc., a developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage products, has announced that Peterbilt Motors Co. is now offering Maxwell's ultracapacitor-powered engine start module (ESM) on new Model 579 and 567 trucks as a factory-installed option.

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