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Posts Tagged: Motiv Power Systems

Motiv Power Systems announces 6th-generation powertrain, 100 new orders

Motiv Power Systems, a manufacturer of medium-duty electric trucks and buses, has secured more than 100 new orders via California’s HVIP program, which offers point-of-purchase price reductions for fleet EV buyers. New customers include Cintas, FedEx, Aramark, Alsco, City Fresh and Great White Packaging. The orders include parcel delivery step vans, retail goods vehicles, municipal… Read more »

Motiv Power Systems next-gen battery demonstrates 150-mile range in a medium-duty electric truck

Commercial EV producer Motiv Power Systems has partnered with Michigan-based energy storage specialist Our Next Energy (ONE). Motiv’s 6th-generation step vans, trucks, and buses, which use ONE’s battery technology, are currently in testing, and will launch in early 2023. ONE’s Aries LFP battery system delivers more than 150 miles of range with a full vehicle… Read more »

Motiv Power Systems and EverCharge team up to optimize fleet charging

Motiv Power Systems and EverCharge have agreed to incorporate EverCharge charging stations and smart-charging power optimization solutions into the Motiv Energy suite of solutions for commercial EV fleets. Motiv will offer customers the option to bundle chargers with EVs, and will serve as primary support for fleet operators using the combination of Motiv EVs, Motiv… Read more »

Motiv Power Systems secures $20 million in new financing

Commercial EV-builder Motiv Power Systems has secured $20 million in financing from investment firm Crescent Cove Advisors, and expects to raise additional funding at the close of the Series C funding round now in progress. Motiv plans to use the new capital to scale operational and manufacturing capabilities to meet growing demand. Motiv’s EPIC product… Read more »

Motiv debuts fifth-gen medium-duty electric chassis

Motiv has announced a new generation of its EPIC chassis for medium-duty fleet EVs. The company says its fifth-generation EPIC F-59 and E-450 chassis reduce the total number of components in the electric powertrain by 30 percent, while also improving range, acceleration and top speed. The fifth-generation EPIC chassis incorporates BMW’s high-performance batteries in a… Read more »

Motiv Power Systems delivers 9 electric trucks to Sacramento Community Resource Project

Motiv Power Systems has delivered 9 electric box trucks to Sacramento’s non-profit Community Resource Project (CRP). The e-trucks will be used to provide home energy audits, weatherization and HVAC services to low-income residents in an area where air quality is some of the worst in the country. Motiv’s all-electric chassis and software platform is designed… Read more »

Motiv opens new California facility to service electric trucks and buses

Motiv Power Systems, maker of the EPIC all-electric chassis for buses and trucks, has opened a new facility in Stockton, California. The new location will serve as a pre-delivery inspection and service center for EVs built on its platform. Medium-duty trucks and buses are electrified by Motiv’s operating software and power electronics on popular Ford… Read more »

Motiv delivers first of seven electric step vans to USPS

Automotive provider Motiv Power Systems has delivered the first of seven electric step vans to the US Postal Service. The Ford E-450-based vans will serve a year-long pilot program in California’s Central Valley. The first vehicle will serve routes in Fresno, and the rest with be deployed in both Fresno and Stockton. The step vans… Read more »

Winnebago and Motiv Power Systems team up to develop electric mobile healthcare vehicle

Winnebago Industries (NYSE: WGO) has partnered with Motiv Power Systems to develop an electric Mobile Lung Unit (eMLU) vehicle. Powered by Motiv’s EPIC 6 all-electric chassis, which is based on a Ford F-53, the specialty healthcare vehicle features the Samsung NeuroLogica BodyTom Elite, a portable full-body, 32-slice CT scanner. The vehicle’s electric powertrain eliminates the… Read more »

With new order for electric school buses, Motiv Power Systems sees East Coast opportunities

New York-based Educational Bus Transportation has purchased two new Trans Tech eSeries Type A school bus electric school buses featuring electric chassis from Motiv Power Systems. The company deployed one of the Motiv-powered e-buses in 2014. The market for electric school buses in California is already growing – Trans Tech delivered 13 electric buses to… Read more »