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Posts Tagged: Lightning eMotors

Proterra to supply battery technology for up to 10,000 Lightning eMotors commercial EVs

Commercial vehicle specialist Proterra will expand its partnership with Lightning eMotors to power its Class 4 and 5 commercial EVs with Proterra’s battery technology. Under a new multi-year supply agreement, Proterra will supply battery systems totaling more than 900 MWh in battery storage capacity to Lightning eMotors to power up to 10,000 vehicles between 2022… Read more »

Lightning eMotors and Ricardo partner to provide commercial EVs to UK customers

Commercial EV manufacturer Lightning eMotors (NYSE: ZEV) has partnered with Tier 1 supplier Ricardo to assemble commercial EVs for the UK market. Lightning will build fully electric powertrains at its plant in Loveland, Colorado, and ship them to the UK, where Ricardo will assemble and integrate those powertrains into medium-duty commercial fleet vehicles. Ricardo will… Read more »

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 »

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 »