Motiv Power Systems, a provider of EV trucks and buses, announced its next-generation electric trucks for medium-duty fleets. Motiv says its new trucks include a new motor and a new battery system assembled with a more efficient powertrain design with fewer parts.
Motiv says it worked with Nidec to design and patent a six-phase motor and motor controller producing torque that surpasses internal combustion engine (ICE) counterparts. Motiv also co-developed and has patents pending for its battery interface to the new battery system, the first ONE Aries LFP battery system on the market, capable of reaching a 200-mile range on a single charge. The company notes that the base version is rated at 150 miles range.