The company is to add outdoor autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs) to the applications benefitting from its technologies

Advanced Charging Technologies (ACT) is to provide chargers for TractEasy EZTow deployments in the United States and France.

The integration of ACT Quantum charging technology into autonomous vehicle deployments not only ensures a reliable and efficient charging experience but also provides the analytics necessary for optimising charging needs, to optimised flow operation, the company said.

“We are excited to support TractEasy and integrate our industry leading charging solution into the innovative EZTow deployments,” said Michael K Nelson, president of ACT. “These recent deployments underscore our dedication to advancing the electric autonomous vehicle landscape, offering a seamless and efficient intelligent charging experience for users of autonomous towing services.”

TractEasy’s CEO, Rich Reno, added, “ACT chargers have provided necessary operational capability to our customers, with the added benefit of having one supplier capable of supporting deployments around the world, thus providing the global consistency for our large multinational customers.  Optimal utilisation of our EZTow autonomous tow tractor requires the flexibility of indoor and outdoor charging and easy access to key operational KPIs, including charging data, which is seamlessly integrated through ACT.”

The EZTow is used at airports and industrial sites in baggage, cargo, and material logistic flows. The combination of ACT chargers with autonomous vehicles like EZTow represents a significant milestone in the journey towards a more innovative and data-focused material handling solution, the company said.

The chargers help optimise flow operation
The chargers help optimise flow operation Advanced Charging Technologies