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Feature Article: Advanced Charging Technologies for Non-Road Mobile Machinery

Feature Article: Advanced Charging Technologies for Non-Road Mobile Machinery

Check out the latest article in OEM-Off Highway Magazine by Mourad Chergui, our Senior Product Manager at Delta-Q Technologies. The article “Leveraging Advanced Charging Technologies for Off-Highway Vehicle Electrification” explores the evolving landscape of charging solutions in the off-highway vehicle sector used in material handling, construction, agriculture, mining and more and examines how advanced charging technologies can pave the way for broader adoption.

Key Insights from the Article:  

1. Opportunity Charging: Maximizing Uptime

  • Discover how brief downtimes during work shifts can maximize off-highway electric vehicle (OHEV) operation time.
  • Learn about the benefits of opportunity charging, such as improved vehicle utilization, smaller and lighter battery packs, and the elimination of manual battery swapping.

2. Fast Charging Solutions for Rapid Energy Top-Up

  • Understand the advantages of fast charging, including drastically reduced charge times, increased operating time, and elimination of dedicated battery charging rooms.
  • Explore the logistical challenges and infrastructure considerations associated with fast charging and how they are being addressed.

3. Onboard Charging: Convenience and Versatility

  • See how onboard charging systems offer convenience and cost-efficiency by eliminating the need for external charging systems.
  • Learn about the benefits and practical considerations of integrating charging systems into the vehicle, especially for high-power equipment and remote settings.

4. Wireless Charging: Contactless Energy Transfer

  • Get insights into the potential benefits of wireless charging, such as eliminating manual plug-ins and charging in challenging environments.
  • Understand the limitations of wireless charging, including lower efficiency and higher equipment acquisition costs, and how these can be navigated for specific applications.

Why Read This Article?

  • Authored by a recognized expert in electrification, providing deep insights into advanced charging technologies for off-highway vehicles.
  • Offers actionable steps and best practices for OEMs to ensure successful electrification of their equipment.
  • Learn from real-world applications and case studies that illustrate the benefits and challenges of various charging solutions.

Read the full article

About Mourad Chergui

Mourad Chergui

Mourad Chergui is a Senior Product Manager at Delta-Q Technologies, a ZAPI GROUP company. He has more than 20 years’ of engineering, marketing and business administration experience managing technical products across various industries, in particular industrial battery chargers for electric drive vehicle and equipment OEMs used in industrial off-road applications. 

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Delta-Q Technologies

Delta-Q Technologies (Delta-Q) is charging the future and driving the world’s transition to electric energy. They collaboratively design, test, and manufacture robust battery chargers that improve the performance of our customer’s electric drive vehicles and industrial machines. As the supplier of choice for Tier 1 OEMs, their customer support and engineering expertise guide their customers through the electrification process for a sustainable world. Delta-Q, a ZAPI GROUP company, is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. The company’s team and its distributors span five continents and service industries such as electric golf cars, lift trucks, aerial work platforms, e-mobility, floor care machines, utility/recreational vehicles, and new markets, like construction and outdoor power equipment. Please visit their website for news and resources at, or follow company updates on Twitter and LinkedIn for more information.