Posts Tagged: Lion Electric Company

Lion Electric to build its first US manufacturing facility in Illinois

The Lion Electric Company (NYSE: LEV), a Canadian manufacturer of all-electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has announced plans to build a new manufacturing plant in Illinois. The facility is expected to come online in the second half of 2022, with a production capacity of 20,000 vehicles per year. The new 900,000-square-foot facility will help Lion… Read more »

Lion Electric to build battery manufacturing plant in Quebec

Commercial vehicle OEM Lion Electric has announced plans to build a battery manufacturing plant and innovation center in Quebec. The factory will produce both battery packs and modules, and is expected to begin operations in early 2023. The planned yearly production capacity is 5 GWh of battery storage, enough to electrify approximately 14,000 medium and… Read more »

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 »

Waste haulers are beginning to order EVs as power, weight, range and cost converge

Waste haulers have been experimenting with various types of alternative-fuel vehicles for years. As a recent article in Transport Dive reports, major public companies including Waste Management, Waste Connections and Republic Services, as well as private haulers such as Recology, and some municipally run fleets, have tested various types of EVs, as well as other… 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 »

Lion launches Class 8 urban electric truck

Québec-based EV manufacturer The Lion Electric Company has launched an electric Class 8 urban truck, the Lion8. The truck, funded in part by the Québec government’s Climate Change Action Plan, will be commercialized this fall. The Lion8 will have a range of 250 miles, and was designed for North American weather and road conditions. The… Read more »