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Range Energy develops a trailer data and telematics platform to enhance operational efficiency for fleets

Range Energy (Range), a company developing powered trailers for the commercial trucking market (earlier post), unveiled the development of a new trailer data and telematics platform that will bring unique operational insights to its electric-powered trailer customers. The platform is being developed in partnership with connected vehicle technology company, Sibros, and is built upon the company’s Deep Connected Platform (DCP), which is purpose-built to provide original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with a leading-class, implementation-ready connected vehicle solution for data logging, software updates, and remote commands.


Range is in the development phase of its next-generation powered trailer hardware platform, which includes expanding its technology stack with software elements that lead to greater fleet efficiency and operational savings. This new trailer and data telematics platform is pivotal to Range’s adoption as it allows fleets to gain critical insight into emissions savings for reporting, as well as analysis around trailer utilization, predictive maintenance, route efficiency, and more.

Recently, Range has achieved a number of key commercial, regulatory, and technical milestones. These include an agreement with Thermo King to integrate its electric-powered trailer platform with Thermo King’s trailer refrigeration units, announcing a pilot with DB Schenker, securing $23.5 million in new financing, launching a Dealer Advisory Council to support commercialization, and becoming the first trailer electrification platform to be eligible for California’s Clean Off-Road Equipment (CORE) Voucher Project. Range also announced a full certified fuel economy test report by Mesilla Valley Transportation Solutions (MVTS), which highlighted 36.9% fuel efficiency improvements (+3.25 MPG) achieved with Range’s electric-powered trailer, among other notable improvements.

Range was founded in 2021 and is led by a team with deep EV industry expertise from Tesla, Zoox, Honda, and more. The company is backed by leading investors including Trousdale Ventures, UP Partners, R7, Yamaha Motor Ventures, and more.



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