Clear The Air: Heavy Equipment Operator Health and Safety

When it comes to heavy equipment, operator health and safety is a huge concern. In 2020 alone, there were 1,008 fatalities amongst construction workers.  Between the large machinery, dangerous heights, and exposed materials, jobsites that utilize heavy equipment can be very dangerous.  Even in agriculture, where there’s more space and potentially fewer machines, injury and even death are still common issues.  And while these [...]

2022-09-15T19:14:45+00:00September 15, 2022|

The Electric Advantage: Electric Equipment Benefits Every Industry

When you see electric heavy electric equipment at work, it can be easy to forget how truly different they can be when compared with diesel.  In fact, nearly everyone can benefit from electric heavy equipment, and in this post, we'll highlight the benefits it can bring to specific industries.  If you don't see your industry listed, check back - we're continually updating this [...]

2022-09-29T19:56:45+00:00August 18, 2022|

The History of EVs

1860-1930  |  1960-2000  |  Coming Soon: Up to 2022 and Beyond Electric Cars from 1860-1930 Thomas Edison standing with an electric vehicle. Imagine New York City in the year 1900.  In the midst of the industrial revolution, with inventors like Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Nicola Tesla, the United States was undergoing rapid change.  But [...]

2022-09-30T18:04:35+00:00August 4, 2022|

A New Electric Wheel Loader: Introducing the GEL-5000

What is the GEL-5000?  The GEL-5000 electric wheel loader is ready to work! The GEL line of electric wheel loaders now includes the GEL-5000, HEVI’s newest loader design.  Although engineered from the ground up with sustainability in mind, the GEL-5000 can still achieve a 5 ton lifting capacity.  With its expanded battery capacity, the GEL-5000 provides 8 hours of operation with as [...]

2022-07-20T18:46:25+00:00July 20, 2022|

Carbon Emissions Impact Your Business and the Environment

It’s no secret that internal combustion engines (ICE) and their related carbon emissions impact the environment. With the acknowledgment of climate change, the world has begun searching for alternatives to what has traditionally been the most efficient and most powerful option for every industry. Are you familiar with the damage that ICEs are doing to the environment every day? As governments look for [...]

2022-07-25T15:57:35+00:00July 8, 2022|

HEVI Applauds Passage of Maryland’s Clean Cars Act of 2022

East Windsor, NJ – June 27, 2022 – HEVI, a technology developer and manufacturer of electric industrial vehicles, today commented on the passage of the Maryland Clean Cars Act of 2022, which was sponsored by Delegate David Frasier-Hidalgo.  The Maryland Clean Cars Act of 2022 establishes a grant program that the Maryland Energy Administration will administer, with the governor including in the annual [...]

2022-06-27T20:49:59+00:00June 27, 2022|

The CCS1 EV Charging Connector: Charging Into The Future with HEVI

When we set out to launch the nation’s first line of all-electric full-size heavy equipment, one of the first decisions was selecting an EV charging connector. Though all EVs must be charged, not every EV charger is the same.  Our heavy equipment would face some of the same charging challenges as electric vehicles. Each charging station has its own specifications, and there’s even a [...]

2022-07-25T20:09:48+00:00June 17, 2022|
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