Vanguard® Engine Experts Discuss Key Trends in Equipment Electrification in WOC360 Podcast

MILWAUKEE (November 23, 2021) – Dave Schulenberg, director of product development, and Stephen Avery, battery application engineer, from Briggs & Stratton joined a recent WOC360 podcast to discuss recent innovations in lithium-ion technology and how those innovations benefit equipment manufacturers. 

Schulenberg and Avery note the technological advancements trickling down from the automotive industry are having a huge impact on the construction industry’s increasing adoption of Lithium-Ion battery powered systems. One of the most notable developments is in cell development. The newer cells being introduced are creating greater capacity and power, which allows for a broader range of applications that may have previously been excluded from Lithium-Ion power.  

Additionally, the Vanguard experts are seeing huge advancements in charging infrastructure. Driven by demand in the automotive space, the improvements in charging infrastructure are enabling Lithium-Ion batteries to power bigger and larger equipment than ever before, including ride-on and autonomous vehicles.  

The podcast episode also helps address many common concerns OEMs may have when considering the electrification of their equipment. Schulenberg and Avery touch on everything from power source safety to diagnostic tools throughout the 25-minute conversation. 

Click here to watch the entire episode. 

About Briggs & Stratton:

Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visit and