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Mullen Automotive scores $150 million in new capital, will put Bollinger B4 into production

We’ve been fans of Bollinger Motors since we interviewed founder Robert Bollinger back in 2018. We wrote at the time that his company’s rugged, no-nonsense electric work trucks should find a lot of buyers, if the company could navigate the shoals that have wrecked most of the EV startups. Bollinger’s 2022 acquisition by Mullen Automotive… Read more »

Bollinger Motors begins pilot builds of its electric B4 chassis cab

Bollinger Motors has begun design validation pilot builds of its B4 electric Class 4 chassis cabs for testing and demonstration. Manufacturing of the pilot vehicles kicked off in partnership with Roush Industries at its facility in Livonia, Michigan. The first 5 completed chassis cabs are expected to roll out this summer, and at least 15… Read more »

Bollinger Motors and Wabash to develop last-mile refrigerated delivery electric truck

Bollinger Motors (now a subsidiary of Mullen Automotive) has teamed up with truck body and trailer manufacturer Wabash to develop a refrigerated truck body on an electric chassis. Wabash has developed a lightweight composite technology called EcoNex Technology which it says will seamlessly integrate with Bollinger’s Class 4 electric chassis cab, and deliver significant weight… Read more »

Mullen Automotive acquires Bollinger Motors

EV manufacturer Mullen Automotive has acquired a controlling interest in EV truck innovator Bollinger Motors. Mullen paid $148.2 million in cash and stock for a 60% controlling interest. Mullen says the acquisition will enable its entry into the market for medium-duty trucks (Classes 3-6), while also positioning Bollinger to capture the electric sport utility and… Read more »

Bollinger Motors reveals B4 commercial electric truck

Bollinger Motors’ new B4 is a Class 4 all-electric fleet truck that features a cab-forward design. It’s designed to offer maximum cargo volume, accommodate unlimited adaptation, and prioritize safety. “The cab-forward design is a radical change from our previous concepts,” says founder and CEO Robert Bollinger. “And that’s on purpose. We listened to our commercial… Read more »

Roush Industries to assemble electric platforms for Bollinger Motors

Bollinger Motors has selected Roush Industries as the contract manufacturer to assemble its line of all-electric platforms and chassis cabs for commercial vehicles in Classes 3 through 6. Bollinger will source and provide all materials for Roush to assemble its vehicles in a facility in Livonia, Michigan, near Bollinger’s Oak Park headquarters. Bollinger Motors will… Read more »

Bollinger announces new skateboard platforms for Class 3, 4 and 5 commercial EVs

Bollinger Motors has taken a different path than most EV startups. Its Class 3 Bollinger B1 SUV, which debuted in 2017, was designed as “a no-nonsense back-to-basics all-electric sport utility truck.” Now the company plans to add Class 4 and 5 electric platforms to its lineup. “We started from day one working on Class 3… Read more »

Bollinger Motors explores a new market with the DELIVER-E delivery van concept

When Robert Bollinger founded Bollinger Motors in 2015, he did not follow the typical EV startup formula. There were no former Tesla executives and no deep-pocketed Chinese investors, and the strategy was not to build a luxury sedan, but rather a rough-and-ready electric work truck. With a no-nonsense design, powerful specs and a $125,000 price… Read more »

Bollinger Motors unveils E-Chassis for commercial vehicles

Bollinger Motors has unveiled its patent-pending E-Chassis, a Class 3 electric platform designed for commercial applications. “When we first built our Class 3 B1, we knew there was a commercial aspect to the platform,” says CEO Robert Bollinger. “Not only cab-on-chassis, but entirely new truck bodies can fit on our E-Chassis, and help propel the… Read more »

No surprise: Bollinger’s rugged hand-built electric trucks will be pricey

Why the big surprise, folks? Robert Bollinger warned us. When Charged interviewed the founder of Bollinger Motors for a feature in our May/June 2018 issue, we asked him if he was designing to a price point. “We’re doing it the opposite way,” he replied. “What would be the coolest truck? What are all the things… Read more »