Terex Utilities now offers customers the option to retrofit their utility truck fleet with the Terex HyPower Hybrid System, a plug-in Power Take-Off (PTO) system that uses stored energy from the system's rechargeable batteries to power the non-propulsion functions of most utility vehicles. The system helps customers save fuel and reduce exhaust emissions while allowing operators to function in a relatively quiet work environment-a benefit for noise sensitive job sites.
The HyPower system reduces engine idle hours on the job site, resulting in fewer oil changes, lower fuel consumption, and reducing the times an engine will need to go into re-gen mode. Most competitive aerial device makes and models qualify for this retrofit option.
The Terex HyPower Hybrid Retrofit Program can be applied to any Terex or competitive manufacturer's aerial devices five years old or newer and can be completed at any one of 14 different Terex Equipment Services (TES) locations. For an aerial device to be considered for a HyPower retrofit, it needs to pass an initial inspection, which includes an understanding of the truck's available payload capacity, body configuration and cab-to-axle length to accommodate the battery packs.
For more information about Terex or other retrofit systems, click here to go to Utility Products' Buyers Guide.