General Motors has revealed a new electric delivery vehicle that will feature an estimated 250 miles of range following the announcement of its BrightDrop business unit, which is designed to offer a new ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software, and services for delivery and logistics companies.
January 12, 2021
An order for more than 6,000 Workhorse C-Series all-electric delivery vehicles was placed by Pride Group Enterprises, a Canadian and U.S. based company with businesses in transportation equipment retail, wholesale, rental, leasing, and logistics.
January 4, 2021
The all-electric model, starting at $33,000, will be offered in two initial sizes starting in 2022. The smaller model offers 230 cu. ft. of cargo volume behind the bulkhead, while the larger model offers 450 cu. ft.
December 17, 2020
The electric Sprinter will be available with three battery choices and multiple body configurations.
December 9, 2020
The all-electric 2022 E-Transit will be available with a starting price under $45,000 and features a targeted maximum payload of 3,800 pounds with up to 487.3 cubic feet of cargo space.
November 12, 2020
The van would reportedly start production in late 2021 and be powered by GM’s new proprietary Ultium batteries.
June 4, 2020
The EV Star CC is a purpose-built, battery-electric, multi-utility cab and chassis that can be used by cargo and delivery companies that wish to use their body design while transitioning to a zero-emissions fleet.
May 19, 2020
Karma Automotive announced its E-Flex utility van platform with extended range electric vehicle (EREV) architecture. Designed for commercial fleets, it offers an all-electric range of 200 miles.
May 1, 2020
The Lightning Electric models are being provided to the hospital system by Wondries Fleet Group, a leading fleet dealer in California. All 12 are Class 3 delivery vans and were purchased under the terms of a California state contract.
April 7, 2020
New powertrain offerings and extended range electric options highlight enhancements to the 2020 Mercedes-Benz Metris van.
March 10, 2020
FedEx plans to electrify 42 of its vehicle stations following an agreement made with Chanje Energy as part of its ongoing electric vehicle rollout.
February 28, 2020
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved the second generation model of Lightning Systems' battery-electric Ford Transit 350HD.
July 11, 2019
The second-generation powertrain features more range and higher top speed, and batteries are located under the vehicle.
May 22, 2019
As the move toward electric delivery vans gains traction, Thermo King has partnered with electric vehicle maker Chanje to create a fully integrated refrigerated version of its V8100 all-electric last-mile delivery van.
April 22, 2019
As it builds out its delivery fleet, Amazon is moving toward using a battery-electric delivery vehicle produced by Rivian Automotive. Amazon is leading a $700-million investment in the company.
February 15, 2019