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Lightning Systems Renames Company Lightning eMotors, Expands to Meet Growing Demand for Medium-Duty Commercial EVs

LOVELAND, Colo., Oct. 20, 2020 – Lightning Systems, a leading provider of complete electrification solutions for commercial fleets, today announced that it is expanding and renaming the company to Lightning eMotors, effective immediately. “When we originally selected Lightning Systems as our name, our product strategy was focused on fleet-related subsystems and software,” said Tim Reeser, [...] Read more

Fluid Truck Orders 600 Lightning Electric Vehicles

LOVELAND, Colo., Oct. 8, 2020 – Lightning Systems, a provider of complete electrification solutions for urban commercial fleets, today announced that Fluid Truck, a national truck rental platform, will incorporate 600 Lightning Electric vehicles onto their platform, with availability starting in Q4 2020. Fluid Truck, a technology-based truck rental platform, empowers businesses to easily rent [...] Read more

All-electric zero emission buses from Lightning Systems now offered on CALACT purchasing contract

Municipalities, counties and transit agencies can meet climate change, sustainability goals by purchasing all-electric, zero-emission buses through the California contract  LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 24, 2020 – Communities throughout California can now purchase zero-emission, all-electric (ZEB) shuttle buses and ADA-equipped vans from Lightning Systems on a new California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CALACT) cooperative purchasing contract. [...] Read more

Cal Maritime Introduces New Zero Emission ‘Keelhaulers’ Transport Van

Vallejo, Calif., Sept. 21, 2020 – Continuing its ambitious path toward a carbon-free campus by 2029, Cal Maritime today introduced its first all-electric passenger van in a ribbon-cutting event attended by University officials, faculty, students, government representatives, and industry partners. The shuttle will be used on campus for transporting students from residence halls to central [...] Read more

Lightning Systems, Diamond Coach, A-Z Bus Sales to deploy nearly 40 all-electric shuttle buses for ACE Parking at San Diego Airport

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 21, 2020 – Bus maker Diamond Coach, commercial electric vehicle OEM Lightning Systems and bus dealer A-Z Bus Sales today announced the delivery of the first 20 all-electric Ford E-450 buses to ACE Parking to serve as passenger shuttles at the San Diego International Airport. Another 19 electric buses, a mix of [...] Read more

Lightning Systems lowers prices of electric powertrains while adding and enhancing features

LOVELAND, Colo., Aug. 26, 2020 – Commercial electric vehicle manufacturer Lightning Systems today announced it is lowering the prices of its 2021 battery and fuel cell electric vehicles by 10 to 50% for Class 3 to Class 8 vehicles. In addition to lower prices, zero-emission vehicles from Colorado’s Lightning Systems also will have new features, [...] Read more

Lightning Systems launches new energy division to provide charging solutions to fleets

LOVELAND, Colo., July 29, 2020 – Lightning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of zero-emission commercial electric vehicles, today announced the launch of Lightning Energy, a new division of the Colorado-based company that offers charging technologies and services to commercial and government fleets. Lightning Energy designs, installs, services, and manages charging solutions, providing fleets with turnkey [...] Read more

Lightning Systems debuts new electric Ford F-550 for shuttle buses, delivery trucks

LOVELAND, Colo., July 15, 2020 – An all-electric powertrain is now available for the popular Ford F-550 Chassis Cab. Lightning Systems, a Colorado-based designer and manufacturer of zero-emission powertrains, today announced that the new Lightning Electric Ford F-550 will be available in gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR) of 17,500 to 19,500 pounds. Orders from fleets [...] Read more

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Thank you to everyone that attended the @A_ZBusSales EV Ride and Drive showcasing @DiamondCoach1 E-450 & F-550 Buses, and @NorCalVans Ford Transit Van — electrified by @LightningeMtrs #electric powertrain. ⚡️🚐🚐🚐

#ZeroEmissions #ZEV #EV

Congratulations Lightning eMotors @lightningeMtrs for being a top leader in Colorado’s economic journey & being a winner in our 2020 CCTW Awards! They’re doing cool stuff by assisting companies with acquiring their electric commercial fleet & infrastructur https://qoo.ly/39ggy4

Hey, New Yorkers!

Join our CEO, @timreeser, as he talks electric commercial medium and heavy duty trucks at the @EMPIRECLEAN FREE webinar Wednesday, Dec. 9th!
⚡️ https://bit.ly/NYSCCCWebinar
#LightningeMotors #LightningForward

#FactsOnlyFriday

Lightning eMotors is going to deliver more electric commercial vehicles to fleets in the USA this year than Ford and Daimler combined⚡️
#LightningeMotors #LightningForward

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