Lion Electric unveils new Class 8 truck

Lion Electric unveils new Class 8 truck

The company expects the Lion8 Tractor to be commercially available in the middle of this year.

Lion Electric unveiled the Lion8 Tractor, an all-electric Class 8 commercial truck, during the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo. The company expects the truck to be commercially available in the middle of this year.

The Lion8 Tractor’s specs include a gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 127,000 lbs., a battery capacity of up to 630 kWh, providing a range of up to 275 miles. Charging to 80% SOC (state of charge) at max power can be accomplished in approximately 1.5 hours, the company said. It features a 6×4 axle configuration with two integrated two-speed e-axles, a 750V battery system and a standard Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) compatibility.

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