EnerSys® Suite of Power Management Tools Elevate Fleet Performance
READING, Pennsylvania, June 15, 2021 – EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, is providing a real-time window into battery health with state-of-the-art power management tools, designed to maximize battery life while reducing operational downtime. The tools monitor and uncover a range of day-to-day fleet operational data to reveal opportunities for improvement and identify early warning signs before leading to premature battery failure and lost productivity.
The recently upgraded Wi-iQ® battery monitoring device features a slim design to easily install directly on the battery harness, LED display screen and integrated alarms to issue visible and audible alerts when it is time to charge the battery. The device captures key battery operating data including amp hours (Ah), temperature, voltage and electrolyte levels, and wirelessly communicates these performance metrics with the Truck iQ™ smart battery dashboard.
The Truck iQ™ smart battery dashboard features a lift truck-mounted display module that gives drivers a live view of key battery operating data captured by the Wi-iQ® battery monitoring device and communicated via Bluetooth to the dashboard display. Featuring a 4.3-inch (10.9 cm) touchscreen that is mounted directly to the vehicle dashboard, operators have access to immediate battery information in an accessible, easy-to-read format. The display screen starts up automatically on vehicle power-up and notifies the driver via alarms and alerts as necessary.
“These innovative battery management tools are engineered to work together to support higher reliability and longer battery life,” said Harold Vanasse, Senior Director of Marketing, Motive Power Global at EnerSys. “They are also designed to protect and deliver increased performance of existing power assets with informed, data-driven, actionable intelligence to better manage fleet operations.”
Available for free for Android™ and iOS® operating systems, and compatible with both the Truck iQ™ smart battery dashboard and the Wi-iQ® battery monitoring device, the EnerSys® E Connect™ mobile app allows users to see a real-time view of their battery and charger operating data on smartphones or tablet devices for enhanced fleet management.
For more information about EnerSys® and its full line of products, systems, and support, visit www.enersys.com.
EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes energy systems solutions and motive power batteries, specialty batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Energy Systems, which combine enclosures, power conversion, power distribution and energy storage, are used in the telecommunication, broadband and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other industrial electric powered vehicles requiring stored energy solutions. Specialty batteries are used in aerospace and defense applications, large over-the-road trucks, premium automotive, medical and security systems applications. EnerSys also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers in over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world. With the recent NorthStar acquisition, EnerSys has solidified its position as the market leader for premium Thin Plate Pure Lead batteries which are sold across all three lines of business. More information regarding EnerSys can be found at www.enersys.com.
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