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Lightning eMotors to sell ABB fast chargers under its Lightning Energy fleet charging brand

Lightning eMotors (NYSE: ZEV), a manufacturer of specialty EVs for fleets, has formed a partnership with electronics giant ABB (NYSE: ABB) to offer DC fast charging hardware for electric fleet vehicles. Lightning’s division Lightning Energy, which supplies charging solutions to fleet customers, will sell ABB DC fast charging systems, with power outputs from 20 kW… Read more »

Lightning eMotors partners with Collins Bus to manufacture electric Type A school buses

Commercial vehicle and powertrain specialist Lightning eMotors (NYSE: ZEV) has partnered with school bus manufacturer Collins Bus, a subsidiary of REV Group, to manufacture electric Type A school buses. Type A buses are the smallest type of school buses manufactured in North America, and are based on a cutaway van chassis. Each of the all-electric… Read more »

Lightning eMotors and Forest River partner to deploy up to 7,500 electric shuttle buses

Lightning eMotors (NYSE: ZEV), a provider of specialty commercial EVs for fleets, and Forest River, a Berkshire Hathaway company, have formed a strategic partnership to deploy up to 7,500 zero-emission shuttle buses.      The $850-million deal calls for Lightning to build fully electric powertrains and provide charging products and services for Forest River over the next… Read more »

Meals on Wheels introduces Lightning eMotors electric delivery van

Meals on Wheels is a nationwide organization that delivers nutritious, hot meals to shut-ins such as elderly or disabled people, who might otherwise not get a square meal (or a friendly visitor) every day. The importance of this service has been highlighted over the months of enforced isolation due to the pandemic. Meals on Wheels… Read more »

Lightning eMotors and REV Group partner to produce electric ambulances

Commercial vehicle manufacturers Lightning eMotors and Leader Emergency Vehicles, a subsidiary of REV Group, are co-developing zero-emission, all-electric ambulances. The new Leader ambulance will be based on the fourth-generation Lightning Electric Transit Van. It will be equipped with dual rear wheels, providing a 10,360-pound gross vehicle weight rating, and will offer up to 105 kWh… Read more »

Lightning eMotors wins $45-million powertrain order from ABC Companies

Commercial EV builder Lightning eMotors has received a $45-million order for its zero-emission powertrain systems from Minnesota-based motorcoach supplier ABC Companies. The order includes new vehicles manufactured by Lightning, as well as new Lightning-developed powertrains that will be upfitted by ABC into customers’ existing vehicles. In addition to Class 8 motorcoaches, the order includes Class… Read more »

Commercial EV-maker Lightning eMotors to join NYSE through SPAC deal

Lightning eMotors, a manufacturer of commercial EVs for fleets, will become a publicly listed company through a merger with a company called GigCapital3. Upon closing, Lightning eMotors will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ZEV. The business combination values Lightning eMotors at approximately $823 million. The transaction is expected… Read more »

DHL Express deploys 100 Lightning electric delivery vans

Last-mile delivery is a perfect use case for EVs, but fleet operators (understandably) tend to insist on lengthy real-world pilots before placing substantial orders. The latest delivery giant to move from testing to deployment is DHL Express, which wrapped up a successful pilot program using nine Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD electric vans in the… Read more »

Proterra to provide battery tech for Lightning Class 3 commercial van

Lightning eMotors, a provider of complete zero-emission-vehicle solutions for commercial fleets, has announced that EV manufacturer and powertrain specialist Proterra will supply the battery technology for the Generation 4 Lightning Electric Transit commercial van. The Lightning Electric Transit commercial van is a purpose-built Class 3 commercial EV. It’s available in several configurations, including last-mile cargo… Read more »

Octillion Power Systems to supply batteries for Lightning and ABC electric buses

Tier 1 battery supplier Octillion Power Systems will provide battery packs for electric motorcoaches and city transit buses offered by ABC Companies and Lightning eMotors. Lightning will provide its electric powertrains, including Octillion’s batteries, to convert popular models including Van Hool T2145e highline touring coaches and TD double-deck coaches. The electric motorcoaches are on sale… Read more »