Ioxus announces the addition of the uSTART energy storage solution which is now available for Classes 7 and 8 day cab trucks and tractors with up to 12-L engines.
- Improves starting reliability and extends battery and starter life
- Can be installed by OEM or as a retrofit
- Provides level of starting power not available in typical batteries, particularly in tough duty cycles or cold weather, when used as drop-in Group 31 battery replacement
- Reduces number of batteries a truck would require throughout its service life
- Helps reduce stress on starters and provide jumpstart capabilities
- Based on ultracapacitors, which are used as energy storage building blocks
- Utilize smart power electronics to intelligently monitor, manage and control power on vehicle’s electrical bus, minimizing cycling on remaining batteries