Irvine, Calif.-based OneCharge is the first U.S. battery manufacturer to be approved by Ireland-based Combilift, the companies said. OneCharge offers more than 450 models of lithium-ion batteries, in use with a growing number of companies across North America, according to OneCharge. The batteries feature a data processing module that provides a range of services, including daily usage reports.
"OneCharge lithium batteries have developed full integration with Combilift electric lift trucks," Niall Crehan, U.S. vice president of sales for Combilift, said in a statement announcing the partnership. "OneCharge Inc. has worked closely with us to meet the high standards and specific needs of our electric trucks."