Vicinity Motor Corp., formerly Grande West Transportation Group, announced the State of Washington has selected Vicinity buses in a statewide purchasing contract that gives the state‘s transit agencies the right to purchase from the company’s bus portfolio.
Vehicles for selection can be produced from the company’s planned “Buy American Act” compliant assembly facility in Washington state, which will be capable of producing 1,000 electric, CNG, gas, and clean-diesel units annually across all sizes and powertrains.
Last month, Vicitnity Motor Corp. received orders for 10 Vicinity Lightning EV buses from its U.S. distribution partner ABC Companies. In February, the company entered an agreement with Vicinity Motor’s to distribute its full line of products, including the Vicinity heavy duty mid-size bus, the Vicinity Lightning EV, and Vicinity LT light duty models, in the U.S.
Originally posted on Metro Magazine