Lightning eMotors announces production ramp up of next-gen Lightning ZEV4 work trucks

Lightning eMotors announces production ramp up of next-gen Lightning ZEV4 work trucks

The platform can be used for several vehicle applications and is said to deliver a range of up to 130 miles.

Lightning eMotors announced that it is increasing production of its General Motors-based Lightning ZEV4 platform.

According to the company, the platform can be used for several vehicle applications, including box trucks, stake bed trucks, utility trucks, dump trucks, and daily work/landscaping trucks, in addition to cargo delivery vehicles, shuttle buses, school buses and more.

Lightning has eSVM certification through GM’s Global Product Integrity Assessment, which allows the company to electrify the Class 4 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savanna 4500 platforms, and deliver Lightning ZEV4 work trucks and other vehicles with full GM and Lightning warranties.

The ZEV4 model comes equipped with 120 kWh batteries located within the frame rails, and according to Lightning eMotors, delivers 241 HP, 790 lb.-ft. of torque and up to 130 miles of range. The Lightning ZEV4 is also capable of Level 2 AC and 80kW DC fast charging and is V2G compatible.

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