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Motiv Power Systems delivers five electric step vans to Shasta Linen Supply

Motiv Power Systems announced the completed deployment of five electric delivery vehicles to Shasta Linen Supply, a commercial linen supply company delivering linens, uniforms, and other textiles to more than 1,200 business and professional firms in California. California’s Advanced Clean Fleet (ACF) regulation requires fleets to have 50% of their vehicles be all-electric by 2031, and

Motiv launches all-electric trucks for medium-duty fleets

Motiv says its new trucks are engineered to meet today’s fleet needs while embracing the latest EV technology.

Photo gallery: CARB, CALSTART showcase zero-emission trucks

CARB and CALSTART hosted their first Zero Emission Truck Showcase and Ride and Drive at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., earlier this month, showcasing 25 OEMs and fleet operators including Xos, GreenPower Motor Co., Ford, GM, Kenworth, Navistar, Nikola, Hyundai, Workhorse, BYD, Phoenix Motorcars, Orange EV, Lion Electric, AME, Lightning eMotors, Hyzon, Motiv

Motiv, EverCharge partner to optimize EV charging

Motiv Power Systems and EverCharge have announced a nationwide reseller agreement to incorporate EverCharge charging stations and smart-charging power optimization solutions into the suite of Motiv Energy solutions for commercial EV fleets. Motiv will offer customers the option to bundle chargers with EVs and serve as primary support for fleet operators using the combination of

Motiv Power Systems secures $20M from Crescent Cove Advisors, LP for expansion

Motiv Power Systems has announced that it has secured $20 million in financing from Crescent Cove Advisors, LP to aid in a company-wide expansion. The initial transaction closed in December, with additional funding expected at the close of Motiv’s Series C round, which Motiv is in the process of raising. In 2020, Motiv had record

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Motiv Power Systems gets electric delivery truck order from Bimbo Bakeries USA

Motiv Power Systems has renewed its partnership with Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU), the largest bakery in the United States. This follows a successful 12-month pilot of five Motiv-powered electric trucks that performed flawlessly on real-world delivery routes, according to the company. The companies say BBU and Motiv are now strengthening their partnership, with 23 additional

Motiv Power Systems delivers nine electric box trucks to community resource project

Motiv Power Systems has deployed nine electric box trucks with Community Resource Project (CRP). The electric trucks will be deployed in greater Sacramento to provide home energy audits, weatherization and HVAC services to low-income residents. Motiv’s Ford eQVM-approved Electric Powered Intelligent Chassis (EPIC) E-450 chassis were outfitted with work truck bodies by Rockport Commercial Vehicles

Dana, Motiv Power Systems collaborate on all-electric e-axle on Ford Super Duty F-550 Chassis

Dana Incorporated and Motiv Power Systems have announced a collaboration to integrate Dana’s Spicer Electrified eS9000r e-Axle on the Ford F-550 chassis for use in commercial fleet applications.

Spartan Motors introduces two electric vehicle platforms plus a last mile delivery truck body

Spartan Motors, Inc. introduced three new vehicle platforms, including two fully electric vehicle (EV) platforms alongside a truck body specifically developed for last mile grocery delivery. The first electrified chassis is a walk-in van developed in collaboration with Motiv Power Systems. The chassis is powered by lithium ion batteries and includes technologies such as: collision

Motiv Power Systems to offer BMW batteries on electric chassis for commercial vehicles

Motiv Power Systems, a provider of all-electric fleet chassis for trucks and buses, has announced a supply agreement with BMW to integrate BMW’s lithium-ion battery packs into its all-electric Epic chassis. “When Motiv specs a battery for a chassis, we are looking for factors that matter most to our end users. These include initial cost,

Motiv Power Systems introduces EPIC all-electric chassis for trucks and buses

Motiv Power Systems has introduced the EPIC (Electric Powered Intelligent Chassis) all-electric family of chassis. According to Motiv, the EPIC all-electric chassis are production line-ready, drop-in replacements for the equivalent ICE chassis and are available for a wide range of medium-duty body applications including walk-in vans, box trucks, school buses, shuttle buses, work trucks and

The future of electrification

Knowing that the current low prices of diesel won’t last forever, cost-conscious fleets in medium-duty segments are starting to look toward alternative sources of fuel for the future. This year, there have been several big announcements involving electric trucks, including Mitsubishi Fuso bringing a limited-production line of fully electric trucks, known as the eCanter, to