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Lion Electric secures order for 100 Class 6 and 8 electric trucks

Commercial vehicle OEM Lion Electric has received a purchase order from fleet truck supplier Pride Group Enterprises, for 100 all-electric Lion6 and Lion8 trucks. The order represents Lion’s largest single order of zero-emission trucks to date. Pride will integrate the electric trucks into its existing logistics, maintenance, leasing, rental and equipment retail operations throughout the… Read more »

Lion Electric sells 10 school buses to California’s largest school district

Lion Electric, a manufacturer of electric medium- and heavy-duty urban vehicles, has secured an order for its electric school buses from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The initial order of 10 LionC buses follows Lion’s recent delivery to the Twin Rivers Unified School District in Sacramento. LAUSD is the second-largest school district in… Read more »

ABB and Lion Electric partner to offer end-to-end charging solution for heavy-duty vehicles

Charging giant ABB has joined forces with Canadian heavy-duty EV manufacturer Lion Electric to sell and service EV charging equipment. ABB will offer its complete EVSE product line to Lion Electric, to be sold under the new Lion Energy infrastructure division. This will enable Lion to offer an end-to-end infrastructure solution, streamlining the process of… Read more »

Lion Electric to deliver 10 electric trucks to Amazon

Amazon has ordered 10 battery electric trucks from Lion Electric, and the first two will be delivered this year. Amazon plans to use Lion’s trucks in its middle-mile trucking operations, transporting items within the company’s network. Lion will provide a training session for Amazon’s drivers, and will also establish a maintenance program for the trucks…. Read more »

Québec transit operator orders 27 Lion electric school buses

Transdev Canada, a private operator of school buses, has ordered 27 new electric school buses from Québec firm Lion Electric, an investment of just under $4.5 million (Canadian). The company’s fleet of 31 e-buses will be gradually introduced on school transport networks in the Estrie and Montérégie regions of Québec, beginning with the start of… Read more »

Workhorse reports 2017 earnings, receives $7-Million electric truck order

Workhorse Group (NASDAQ: WKHS) has received a $7-million repeat order for all-electric delivery trucks, to be deployed by “a major delivery company in the San Diego area.” Workhorse all-electric trucks are powered by Panasonic batteries, and deliver a 100-mile range. According to Workhorse, its e-trucks can improve fuel efficiency from an average of 5.5 MPG… Read more »

Yellow is the new green: get on board the new eLion electric school bus

Québec-based Lion Bus showed its eLion Type C electric school bus at the recent ACT Expo in Long Beach. The eLion features a modular battery design that allows customers to customize the range depending on their route distance, charging availability and desired price. Options range from 50 miles of range with 3 battery modules up… Read more »

Fleet solution provider Highland Electric Transportation raises $253 million in new funding

Highland Electric Transportation, a provider of turnkey fleet solutions to school districts and fleet managers, has raised $253 million in a financing round led by Vision Ridge Partners. Highland provides its fleet customers with a full-service solution—it owns and maintains the vehicles under an all-inclusive transportation-as-a-service model. The Massachusetts-based company owns and operates EVs manufactured… Read more »

Ford says all its passenger vehicles in Europe will be electric by 2030, invests $1 billion in Cologne EV plant

A game of one-upmanship seems to be developing between America’s top two legacy automakers, and we’re cheering them on. In January, GM made a weaselly (but still significant) announcement of its “aspiration to eliminate tailpipe emissions from new light-duty vehicles by 2035.” A week later, Ford announced that it would double its planned investments in… Read more »