Banke ApS was founded in Denmark in 2010 developing and marketing battery-electric drive systems for accessories for heavy-duty vehicles. Our electric power take-off (E-PTO) products power the on-board hydraulic systems on heavy vehicles such as refuse collection vehicles and mobile cranes with battery-electric power rather than a traditional hydraulic power take off. Using an E-PTO from Banke significantly reduces energy consumption, CO2 emissions, noise and particle pollution. Every kilowatt-hour of power delivered by an E-PTO saves 0.35 litres of diesel. Over a full-day of operation a Banke E-PTO will save the equivalent of 15-20 litres.
Since introducing the first E-PTO in 2011 Banke has experienced rapid growth and has established a position as the European market leader, expanding new markets including Switzerland, Austria, Holland, Belgium, Germany and France. Our current focus is on developing next generation battery technologies for our entire product portfolio which significantly increase power density, and full powertrains which can be used to rebuild used diesel/CNG vehicles for a second tour of duty with full-electric operation. The competences we have developed in electrifying refuse vehicles and heavy-duty work functions put us in a unique position to exploit the increasing demand for electrification of municipal vehicles. Our team of automotive and power-electronics engineers is ready to begin designing your vehicle already tomorrow. Alternatively, our engineers can modify our existing platform to fit your needs.