The all-new Vicinity 1200 fully electric Class 3 Truck.

The all-new Vicinity 1200 fully electric Class 3 Truck.

Photo: Vicinity Motor Corp.

Vicinity Motor Corp., a supplier of electric, CNG, gasoline, and clean diesel vehicles, released specs for the new VMC 1200, a fully electric Class 3 medium-duty commercial truck.

Powered by a 150 kWh Li-Ion battery and an electrical powertrain that provides up to 150 kWh of power and 800 lb.-ft. of torque, the VMC 1200 has a 6,000-pound load capacity and an expected range up to 150 miles on a single charge.

Standard features include a high-back comfort seat, keyless entry, air conditioning, power windows and door locks, three-person seating, and the ability to use the battery for on-site power. 

The vehicle is capable of fully charging from a level 3 EV fast charger in 2.5 hours and from a standard level 2 charger in as little as 5 hours.

The medium-duty electric truck leverages Vicinity’s EV experience in a cab-over design making it well suited for urban environments and construction or delivery applications, according to the company. 

“With our final design specifications in place, the VMC 1200 can now be ordered by our robust network of existing dealerships throughout North America,” said William Trainer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Vicinity Motor Corp. “Production of the vehicles is underway and commercial deliveries are scheduled to commence in the first quarter of 2022. Our sales team is already introducing the demonstration VMC 1200 model to our dealer network and are very pleased to see very strong interest in it.”

Due to expected heavy order flow for the VMC 1200, the company planned production levels of up to 1,000 units in 2022. 

Originally posted on Work Truck Online

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