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“My vision was to free trucks from traditional oil without reinventing the way trucks are built.”-Jim Castelaz, founder FLEET MANAGEMENT An Electrifying Idea MOTIV POWER SYSTEMS IS MAKING IT EASIER FOR MANUFACTURERS AND FLEET OWNERS TO MAKE THEIR TRUCKS FULLY ELECTRIC. > M OT I V P O W E R S Y S T E M S // Motiv Power Systems strives to make it easy for a variety of truck builders to make electric versions of their trucks. BY J I M H A R R I S Initially, the company served solely as -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] Jim Castelaz founded Motiv Power a consultant to companies designing bat- Motiv Power Systems Systems in 2009 with one goal in mind: to tery packs for prototype electric vehicles. www.motivps.com make electric power an accessible option A California Energy Commission grant Revenues: $4 million for diesel truck fleet owners. “My vision was changed that, giving the startup company Headquarters: Foster City, Calif. to free trucks from traditional oil and fossil the capital it needed to pursue the devel- Employees: 18 fuel without reinventing the way trucks are opment of its own product. This product, Specialty: Electric powertrains built, bought and serviced,” he says. the electric Powertrain Control System -------------------------------------------------------------FALL 2013 TLIMAGAZINE.COM 53 http://www.TLIMAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Transportation & Logistics International - Fall 2013

Transportation & Logistics International - Fall 2013
Contents
Panama Canal
Distribution Centers
Fleet Efficiency
GE Transportation
Lake State Railway Corp.
LT Enterprises
Boasso America
Dee King Trucking
Heritage Environmental
Flower Transfer Logistics
Ironhorse Resources
Jim Palmer Trucking
Polaris Transport
Tennant Truck Lines
Ace International Holdings Ltd.
Webtech Wireless Inc.
Downtime Fleet Management Services
Motiv Power Systems
REVLNG
Waste Management
Zoresco Equipment Co.
Bowhead Transport Co. LLC
MacMillan-Piper
Harbour Link Container Services Inc.
Harley Marine Services
Air Transat Cargo
Cutter Aviation
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
All Pro Freight Systems Inc.
Legacy Transportation Services
Last Look

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