Posts Tagged: Lightning Systems

Lightning Systems launches range of AC and DC fast charging stations

Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a developer of zero-emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, has launched a range of charging stations called Lightning on Tap. The stations range from 7.2 kW AC chargers to 100 kW DC fast chargers. Lightning Systems CEO Tim Reeser said, “With more fleet operators making the switch to electric trucks and buses, planning and installing… Read more »

Lightning Systems receives OK to sell its all-electric Ford F-59 in California

Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a developer of zero-emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, has received an Executive Order from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its Ford F-59 platform, commonly used in food truck and delivery van applications. The Executive Order confirms that Lightning System’s F-59 has met emissions and efficiency standards and can be legally… Read more »

Lightning Systems introduces new Ford Transit powertrain with 20% more range than predecessor

Lightning Systems, a Colorado-based developer of electric drivetrains for commercial fleets, has introduced a Generation 2 model of its Lightning Electric system for the Ford Transit with 20% greater range and a higher top speed. The Lightning Electric Ford Transit is a battery-electric drivetrain for the Ford Transit 350HD. Thanks to new thermally-managed lithium nickel… Read more »

Lightning Systems debuts new electric Ford E-450 Shuttle Bus and Cutaway models

Colorado-based Lightning Systems has announced new battery-electric powertrain options for the Ford E-450 Shuttle Bus and E-450 Cutaway. Orders are being accepted now, and delivery will begin by the end of 2018. The new models have a 14,500-pound GVWR and a range of 110 miles. Peak power is 220 kW (295 hp) and torque is… Read more »

Zeem Solutions orders 50 Class 6 electric powertrains from Lightning Systems

Lightning Systems, a developer of zero-emission powertrains for commercial fleets, has announced a new all-electric Low Cab Forward model in the Class 6 segment. The Lightning Electric heavy-duty powertrain will be available in the 19,501-26,000 pound gross vehicle weight rating. Orders are being accepted now, and delivery is to begin in the fourth quarter of… Read more »

Lightning Systems takes its electric Ford Transit on a road show

Lightning Systems is taking its new LightningElectric Ford Transit on the road. From the company’s headquarters in Loveland, Colorado, one touring company will go west to California, with stops in Sacramento, San Francisco, Fresno, San Diego and Los Angeles, ending up at the at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach. Another will… Read more »

The new LightningElectric conversion package for the Ford Transit

Loveland, Colorado-based Lightning Systems is accepting pre-orders for its new LightningElectric conversion package for the Ford Transit. Deliveries will begin in early 2018. The product will be available first on heavy-duty Transits with a 10,360-pound gross vehicle weight rating. Conversions and service are performed by Ford QVM-certified upfitters and dealers. Installation can be completed in… Read more »