Getting started in the morning is a snap for Prestolite Electric. The company makes starter motors and alternators for heavy-duty vehicles, like buses, emergency vehicles, off-road rides, and trucks, as well as for industrial and military big rigs. Prestolite Electric sells its line to US defense agencies, OEMs, and aftermarket suppliers under the Indiel, Leece-Neville, and Prestolite Electric brands. The company's operations (in the US and UK, Argentina, Mexico, and China) ride on the economic ripple pressuring truck demand. Russell Ford resigned as the company's CEO in 2009, Joseph Lefave, formerly CEO of Precision Parts, has taken the helm. First Atlantic Capital owns Prestolite Electric and Precision Parts.