Briggs & Stratton has announced and the Czech components manufacturer Technotrade have signed a technology services agreement in order to deliver fully electrified power solutions developed around the Vanguard commercial battery packs. According to the official statement released by Briggs & Stratton (here’s a recent post about the company’s efforts for electrification), «The collaboration is aimed at helping small and medium-sized commercial equipment OEMs in the Czech and Slovakian market to transition easily to electrified power, and supports Briggs & Stratton’s long-term strategy to position Vanguard as a leading global electrification brand».

A wide range of demanding applications

Since 1991, Technotrade has supported OEMs by designing and marketing unique and sophisticated systems solutions and helping small- and medium-size OEMs select the best components. The company’s full-electric or electric-hydraulic drive systems have been proven in a wide range of demanding applications, from forestry tractors to skid-steer loaders to autonomous vehicles. 

The comments from Briggs & Stratton and Technotrade

«Technotrade is a great technology partner for Vanguard, enabling us to combine our innovative battery technology with their application experience. This will allow us to help small- and medium-sized OEMs transition from diesel or petrol to electrified power, in a wide range of applications: from construction, agriculture, fire & emergency services, to military and unmanned systems», said Ladislav Poledna, sales executive power Vanguard.

«When we saw Vanguard’s innovative battery technology, we instantly knew this was an excellent match for our own product portfolio and industry expertise. We are looking forward to working together in a world-class partnership to deliver proven electrification know-how to OEMs who may struggle to manage this alone», added Jakub Kejduš, managing director of Technotrade.


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