According to an Oct. 5 press release from off-highway diesel engine supplier Perkins, the company's engineers are currently developing and field testing 48-volt, 300-volt, and 600-volt battery configurations that can be leveraged by OEMs in the construction, industrial, materials handling and agricultural industries.

The lithium-ion batteries are a robust, modular design and feature factory-installed telematics to optimize performance and packaging in off-highway applications. They are also being designed for recycling and reuse at the end of life to incorporate sustainability across their entire life cycle.

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