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Mission Critical Electronics, ZeroRPM partner to deliver hybrid power

April 6, 2021
ZeroRPM uses cost-effective lithium-ion technology to eliminate idling, run essential systems in heavy-duty trucks

Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) recently formed a technical and distribution partnership with ZeroRPM, which offers technology that converts conventional vehicles into cost-effective hybrid units by eliminating idling.

The California-based manufacturer of electrical power solutions said ZeroRPM’s patented technology ensures continued power to all on-board equipment, including HVAC systems, while the vehicle’s engine remains off.

“We are excited to offer ZeroRPM’s patented solutions exclusively to the heavy duty truck market,” said Kevin Moschetti, CEO of MCE. “The technology ZeroRPM has developed is a unique solution to an age-old problem.
It creates a hybrid vehicle with lithium-ion battery technology that integrates seamlessly with a vehicle’s engine and existing electrical system, providing extended engine-off A/C and heating, plus full power to the onboard electronics, including lights, radios and computers.” 

The system is available through MCE’s Xantrex, Purkeys and Kussmaul brands.

“The Mission Critical Electronics family of companies represents the best of brand in their respective space, and ZeroRPM is excited to leverage this relationship to better serve our customers and expand our brand promise to end idling,” said Lance Self, CEO of ZeroRPM.

The ZeroRPM System offers hands-free control. Once a vehicle is in park, the system automatically shuts down the engine and provides all required power utilizing lithium-ion batteries with a five-year warranty. For extended times of stationary use of the vehicle, the ZeroRPM System manages the engine start/stop to recharge the batteries as needed.

The benefits of ZeroRPM’s no-idle alternative include reduced emissions, lower fuel consumption, reduced operating costs, extended OEM warranty periods (based on fewer engine hours), and improved operator safety and comfort, all while eliminating engine noise from constant idling, according to the companies.

The ZeroRPM System also captures all the data associated with the engine-off technology utilizing Intellimetrics software that gives users detailed insight into how the system performs. A secure portal provides customized reports and graphs of fuel savings, emissions reduction and vehicle usage. 

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