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Phoenix Motorcars and Fermata Energy enable V2G capability for electric buses and trucks

EV OEM Phoenix Motorcars, in collaboration with Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) pioneer Fermata Energy, has integrated Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) capabilities into its medium-duty EVs. All Phoenix electric school buses, shuttle buses and trucks, from the first-generation vehicles delivered in 2014 to the company’s current-generation vehicles, can now be equipped with V2G capability, enabling fleets to send excess energy… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars wins California contract for electric Type A school buses

Phoenix Motorcars has won a two-year contract with the California Department of General Services that will enable school districts to procure the company’s Z600 Type A Cutaway Chassis electric school buses without having to go through a bid process. Phoenix’s Z600 school bus is offered with both 90 kWh and 141 kWh battery pack options,… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars delivers electric shuttle bus to Tennessee Tech University

Phoenix Motorcars has delivered a Z400 electric shuttle bus to the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA). The shuttle, which was built on a Ford E-450 chassis powered by Phoenix, will serve the Tennessee Tech campus. A team of faculty and graduate students worked hard to bring the electric shuttle to their campus. “Working with… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars and Fermata Energy partner to test V2X bidirectional charging

Phoenix Motorcars (Nasdaq: PEV), a manufacturer of medium-duty EVs, has signed an equipment testing agreement with bidirectional charging innovator Fermata Energy. Fermata’s platform allows EVs to send energy stored in EV batteries to the local grid (V2G) or to a building (V2B). Under the agreement, Phoenix’s customers will be able to use Fermata’s bidirectional chargers… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars and CATL partner on battery development

Phoenix Motorcars has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese battery-maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) to co-develop batteries for Phoenix’s product lines. The MOU will support the long-term supply of battery packs and related products for Phoenix’s commercial EVs, including Gen 4 models, as well as potential cooperation on future generations of vehicles. The companies… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars launches new range of EV chargers for US market

Phoenix Motorcars, a subsidiary of SPI Energy (NASDAQ: SPI), builds medium-duty commercial EVs, including buses, trucks and vans. Now the company has launched a full range of EV charging products for the US market. Phoenix Motorcars’ chargers come in a variety of configurations for residential and commercial applications. All come with 24/7 network support, two-year… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars delivers two electric Class 4 utility trucks to Port of Oakland

Phoenix Motorcars, which was recently acquired by SPI Energy, a provider of photovoltaic and EV solutions, has delivered two all-electric Z500 Class 4 utility trucks to the Port of Oakland, one of California’s largest ports. The Z500 utility trucks were built at Phoenix’s Ontario, California facility. They are based on the Ford E-450 chassis with… Read more »

Phoenix completes purchase of Proterra’s electric transit vehicle business

Proterra’s filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection took the EV industry by surprise, but the blow was softened by the company’s plan to sell off its business units: Proterra Powered (powertrain and battery technology); Proterra Transit (electric buses); and Proterra Energy (charging infrastructure). In November, the Volvo Group was selected as the winning bidder for Proterra Powered…. Read more »

Phoenix and Pegasus to jointly develop Type A electric school buses for the US market

Phoenix Motorcars, a manufacturer of electric medium-duty vehicles, has formed a strategic agreement with Pegasus Specialty Vehicles to jointly develop Type A electric school buses for the North American market. According to the agreement, a minimum of 300 Type A school buses are to be built within the next three years. Phoenix will provide the… Read more »

A look at Lucid Motors: Q&A with CTO Peter Rawlinson

The legacy automakers are slowly and methodically developing new EVs, with various levels of enthusiasm, but the most ambitious plans for new vehicles are coming from a handful of EV startups. Most of these pioneers of the new auto industry share a formula: deep-pocketed investors (many from China), former Tesla employees on staff, and plans… Read more »