Prestolite to assist SuperTruck II program

March 31, 2017
Prestolite Electric and its parent company, Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co Ltd, have announced participation in the development of advanced efficiency and next-generation technologies to support initiatives of the SuperTruck II program.

Prestolite Electric and its parent company, Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co Ltd, have announced participation in the development of advanced efficiency and next-generation technologies to support initiatives of the SuperTruck II program.

“Our strategic partnership to develop next-gen rotating electric technologies, fueled by the SuperTruck II program, will certainly capitalize on Broad-Ocean’s global engineering and manufacturing footprint and their leadership in electric vehicle technologies,” said Nick Laenen, vice-president of sales and marketing, North America, South America and Australia, Prestolite Electric. “This activity illustrates our commitment to engineering innovative products and solutions for the Class 8 market in North America and around the world.”

Created by the Department of Energy, the SuperTruck II program is a catalyst in research and development of technologies that improve heavy-duty truck efficiencies. Four SuperTruck II teams were announced in 2016. For more information about the SuperTruck II program, go to www.Energy.gov.

The Prestolite and Leece-Neville product line includes high-output alternators and gear reduction starter motors for on- and off-highway trucks, military applications, mining vehicles, school and city buses, and motor coaches. The company has received certificates of registration to the ISO/TS 16949:2009 Quality Management and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management systems.

Broad-Ocean is a supplier of high-tech motors, alternators, and starters to multiple markets, including appliance, air handling and commercial transportation.

To learn more about Prestolite Electric and Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems, see www.Prestolite.com.

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