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Posts Tagged: Orange EV

Orange EV Raises $35 million to scale electric trucking solutions

Orange EV may not be well-known to the general public, but it has outlasted a lot of early entrants to the commercial EV space, and is now in its 10th year of operations. The company has 450 terminal trucks in use by more than 130 fleets across 28 US states, Canada and the Caribbean. Yard… Read more »

Orange EV unveils third generation of its electric yard trucks

Orange EV isn’t exactly a household name, but the truck manufacturer deployed its first electric yard truck in 2015, and now has some 400 trucks in operation in the US. Now Orange has announced a new generation of its T-Series electric yard trucks (aka terminal tractors or yard goats). The 2022 e-TRIEVER features subsystems designed… Read more »

Orange EV claims to have the most electric trucks operating in the US

Electric trucks are much in the news these days, but most of the coverage seems to focus on well-known OEMs such as Daimler and Volvo, which are just beginning to deliver e-trucks to US customers, or Tesla, which has delivered none. Meanwhile, Orange EV, founded in 2012, says it has deployed over 370 trucks to… Read more »

Orange EV to deliver 25 electric yard trucks to yard management firm Lazer Spot

Heavy-duty EV builder Orange EV has announced an agreement with Georgia-based Lazer Spot to manufacture and deliver more than 25 electric yard trucks in 2021 and 2022. Lazer Spot, which calls itself the largest yard management firm in the US, has had Orange EV trucks in service for several years with great success. Yard trucks,… Read more »

Kraft Heinz adopts electric terminal trucks at Ohio distribution center

Food company Kraft Heinz has replaced five diesel terminal trucks with EVs at its distribution centre in Groveport, Ohio. The Orange EV T-Series electric terminal trucks will be operated by Firefly Transportation Services. “This decision by Kraft Heinz demonstrates thoughtful mitigation of the extremely high operational, economic, and environmental costs of using diesel trucks,” said… Read more »

Orange EV and Firefly partner to deploy electric yard goats

Orange EV and Firefly Transportation Services have announced the deployment of Orange EV T-Series electric terminal trucks into yard management operations for a leading manufacturer of consumer goods.  Providing yard management services at manufacturing and distribution facilities in Michigan and California, Firefly will reduce costs and add new reporting and tracking capabilities. “To cut operating… Read more »

Fleet customer reorders Orange electric terminal trucks after successful Chicago pilot

Kansas City-based Orange EV has announced that Rail Management Services (RMS) has placed a follow-up order for nine additional T-Series electric terminal trucks. RMS, an intermodal lift-on/lift-off contractor with a hostling fleet of over 700 trucks, purchased its first Orange electric truck in July 2016 for use at a railyard in Chicago. “We put the… Read more »

California fleets can buy new electric trucks for less than Tier 4 diesels

Heavy-duty electric truck builder Orange EV has announced that all of its on-road truck configurations are now eligible for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP), which means that fleet buyers in California can purchase a new pure electric terminal truck for less than the cost of a new Tier 4… Read more »

Orange EV approved for New York State EV vouchers

Kansas City-based Orange EV, a manufacturer of heavy-duty electric trucks, has announced that fleets in the state of New York are now eligible for discounts of up to $150,000 on Orange’s T-Series electric terminal truck through the New York State Electric Vehicle Voucher Incentive Fund. Fleet customers receive a discount at the point of sale… Read more »

Orange EV electric terminal truck completes demonstration, qualifies for Drive Clean Chicago incentives

Kansas City-based Orange EV’s T-Series electric terminal truck has been approved for financial incentives through the Drive Clean Chicago program, which offers terminal operators a cash subsidy of $45,000 to $75,000 per truck. Orange EV converts legacy diesel trucks to pure electric, stripping the chassis down to bare metal, installing an electric powertrain and reconditioning… Read more »