Peterbilt offering Maxwell’s ultracap ESM
Green Car Congress
AUGUST 11, 2015
announced that Peterbilt is now offering Maxwell’s ultracapacitor-powered Engine Start Module (ESM) on new Model 579 and 567 trucks as a factory-installed option. Maxwell Technologies, Inc. Kenworth began offering the ESM as a factory-installed option earlier in the year. Earlier post.). The ultracapacitor replaces one traditional battery—reducing weight by up to 60 pounds—and is dedicated to starting the vehicle.