The purpose-built, all-electric EV Star CC will be used in a new line of Forest River zero-emission product offerings. GreenPower expects to deliver the first six units this quarter, with the remainder expected to be delivered over the next 36 months at a run rate that will be determined by the third quarter of 2021.
"Forest River is a forward-thinking company that is looking to solidify their market position long into the future by adding a purpose-built, zero-emission offering to many of their product lines," said Brendan Riley, president of GreenPower. "The EV Star Cab and Chassis meets the demands of many of their addressable markets and allows Forest River to focus on what they are experts at: building bodies."
Forest River is a manufacturer in the cutaway bus, motorhome, and truck industries, and recently celebrated the delivery of their 100,000th bus in July of 2020. It is anticipated that the initial deliveries of Greenpower EV Star CC units to Forest River will be directed at the cutaway shuttle bus, commercial truck, and recreational vehicle markets.
"Forest River has been looking for a purpose-built, all-electric chassis that has the range and the carrying capacity that our customers and dealers demand,” said David Wright, president of Forest River's bus divisions. “Zero-emission vehicles are where the markets are going, and the GreenPower EV Star CC gives us the flexibility to address a variety of unmet needs in the commercial market."
Originally posted on Metro Magazine