Lightning ZEV4 BOX TRUCK

Lightning ZEV4 Zero Emission Box Truck


The Lightning ZEV4 class 4 box truck is ideal for middle- and last-mile logistics and package delivery. It is a versatile and trusted platform equipped by Lightning eMotors with a state-of-the-art electric powertrain which provides a quiet, smooth and familiar driving experience that your drivers will love.

It is available on a choice of two trusted and widely-used platforms:

  • GMC Savana 4500 / Chevrolet Express 4500
  • Ford E-450

With its 130-mile range, this vehicle provides practical, reliable service while producing zero emissions on the road. Charging is simple and quick, with both Level 2 AC charging and DC Fast Charge supported.

We use the highest-quality components available, including thermally-managed batteries which deliver the best range, efficiency and lifetime of any batteries in the market.

Available with cargo lifts, refrigeration systems and other upfit options, this flexible vehicle is your route to reliable and cost-effective zero-emission operations in your community.

  • Battery-electric vehicle
  • Smooth, quick and quiet
  • Engineered and built in the USA
  • Elegant cabin integration with batteries fully under the floor
  • CARB certified and HVIP eligible
  • Lightning Insights provides understanding of usage and efficiency

Specifications

Base ChassisFord E-450 CutawayGMC Savana 4500 Cutaway
GVWR14,500 lbs14,200 lbs
Allowed Wheelbases158 - 190 in159 in, 177 in, 190 in (stretched)
Driving range*up to 130 milesup to 130 miles
Battery Capacity125 kWh120 kWh
Charge Time7.5 - 8.5 hours(Level 2 at up to 13.2 kW)
2 - 2.5 hours (DC Fast Charge at up to 80 kW)
7.5 - 8.5 hours(Level 2 at up to 13.2 kW)
2 - 2.5 hours (DC Fast Charge at up to 80 kW)
Charging optionsLevel 2 AC (up to 13.2 kW) and DC Fast Charge (up to 80 kW) with J1772 CCS-1 Combo
Payload capacity**7,980 lbs (subtract weight of upfitter body
and equipment to find usable payload)
7,680 lbs (subtract weight of upfitter body
and equipment to find usable payload)
Maximum Speed65 mph (electronically limited)
Peak Power241 HP (180 kW)
Torque Rating (after transmission)790 lb-ft (1071 Nm)
Warranty• Base Chassis: Ford standard warranty
• Electric powertrain and batteries: Lightning eMotors standard warranty
(5 year / 60,000 miles)
• Base Chassis: GM standard warranty
• Electric powertrain and batteries: Lightning eMotors standard warranty
(5 year / 60,000 miles)
Telematics: Lightning Insights• Preventive Maintenance • Range Analysis • Driver Behavior • Charger Management

* All-electric range can vary depending on route or drivecycle, environmental conditions, vehicle or equipment configurations, and driver behavior.

** Payload and Passenger capacity can vary and greatly depend on vehicle wheelbase, seating configuration, and other characteristics or features as delivered by the OEM or chassis manufacturer. Equipment added to the base chassis by aftermarket upfitters or equipment installers could also affect Payload and Passenger Capacity.

Compliant with BUY AMERICA Compliant with FAA Buy American

Our Ford E-450-based and GM 4500-based vehicles qualify for the Federal Transit Administration’s Buy America program, and the FAA’s Buy American program for airport improvements.