Managers Use Rental to Test Electric Equipment

Renting may be a manager’s first exposure to electrics and hybrids. By Frank Raczon Just as adoption of telematics was slow at first, so too is the move to electric and hybrid equipment. To be fair, many managers thinking of going green are waiting for smaller, lighter battery solutions for heavier equipment, or the proliferation of non-battery solutions through alternate fuels such as hydrogen and clean diesel. Some hold their breath about acquisition costs and eventual battery replacement costs. Still others are skeptical about battery performance in cold weather, and the amount and availability of power source. READ FULL STORY >>