System Comparison

GRIP vs. Idle Smart

General Functions

Feature/Function
Idle Smart
GRIP Idle Management System
Controls vehicle idling
Easy to install
Programmable
Customizable to specific application needs
Can be transferred to a new vehicle
Available for all vehicle platforms
Available for 12 or 24 volts
Requires no additional engine control
Shuts down vehicle without operator intervention
Product warranty
5 Years

Vehicle Support

Feature/Function
Idle Smart
GRIP Idle Management System
Light-duty vehicles
Heavy-duty vehicles
*

*MD Diesel Engines only.

Fuel Support

Feature/Function
Idle Smart
GRIP Idle Management System
Diesel
*
Gasoline
CNG
LPG

*Some exceptions may apply.

Power

Feature/Function
Idle Smart
GRIP Idle Management System
Starts vehicle automatically for low battery

Climate

Feature/Function
Idle Smart
GRIP Idle Management System
Starts vehicle automatically for air conditioning
Controls auxiliary heater automatically
Starts vehicle automatically for heating

Safety

Feature/Function
Idle Smart
GRIP Idle Management System
Provides warning for operator to shut down
Has temporary override function for safety
Provides use of all equipment as if vehicle were running

Options

Feature/Function
Idle Smart
GRIP Idle Management System
Provides immediate, automatic shut down
Has screen to notify status of vehicle
Has tool to document and report savings
Has anti-theft option
Equipped with timers for engine pre-heating
Connectors to vehicle ignition
Reads CAN network for information
Flexible, adjustable programming
Vehicle-specific wiring support

Fleet Dashboard & Reporting

Feature/Function
Idle Smart
GRIP Idle Management System
Idle data reports
Idle operator behaviour reports
Idle reduction reports
Fuel consumption and savings reporting (L/Gal.)
Fuel cost and savings reporting ($)
Emissions and savings report (Kg/lbs)
Engine wear reduction report (Km/Miles)
Vehicle usage analysis
  • Not supported
  • Supported
  • Unknown
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