The new C650 Step Van features 650 cubic feet of interior cargo space.  - Photo: Workhorse

The new C650 Step Van features 650 cubic feet of interior cargo space. 

Photo: Workhorse

Workhorse Group Inc., an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective electric vehicles to the last-mile delivery sector, will display its newly-designed C650 all-electric step van at The Work Truck Show 2020, held March 4-6, 2020 in Indianapolis.

The Company's new C650 and C1000 step vans will set a new standard in design and efficiency for the last-mile delivery segment with its 650 cubic foot and 1,000 cubic foot vehicles both weighing approximately 12,500 pounds when fully loaded.

Through a lightweight, composite, monocoque construction method, Workhorse has significantly decreased its vehicles' curb weights when compared to legacy Company models, while still providing the same cargo volume capacity. 

Workhorse C Series vehicles are powered by a modular battery pack system, which provides between 35 kilowatt hours (kWh) when equipped with two battery packs and 70 kWh in its standard four pack configuration, empowering customers to choose the right energy requirement for specific duty cycles. Depending on the size of battery pack installation, range is expected to be between 100 and 150 miles on a single charge, while achieving approximately 53 miles per gallon gasoline equivalent (MPGe).

Workhorse also currently has the only patent approved for a delivery-truck-mounted drone system, which has been shown to further increase last mile efficiency.

"A combination of lightweight design, modular battery pack, and a four-wheel independent suspension system with rear air shocks makes our new C650 unlike any electric vehicle on the market," said Duane Hughes, Workhorse CEO.

Fleet operators and managers are invited to see the new C650 all-electric Step Van at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Booth #941 from March 4-6, 2020. Workhorse representatives will be on-hand to answer questions and present the vehicle.

Originally posted on Work Truck Online

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