California based Phoenix Motorcars, a group company of SPI Energy Ltd., recently exceeded the 2.75 million electric mile mark, counting all their fully electric trucks and shuttle buses in operation. This includes their first-, second-, and third-generation products that have been driven across a wide variety of end-use applications.
Phoenix launched its first medium-duty electric drivetrain in 2009 and sold its first commercial EV in 2014. Phoenix Motorcars shuttle buses and trucks are built on the Ford E-450 cutaway chassis platform and have vastly improved in capability over the past generation cycles, according to the company.
Phoenix is currently in production of its recently developed third-generation drivetrain, which includes the largest battery pack and longest electric range for any Class 4 product on the market, offering up to 160 miles in range. The current generation drivetrain allows for a variety of battery pack options which offers customers flexibility on pricing and configuration.
The latest technology also offers the largest variety of cutaway bodies including service trucks, utility trucks, flatbed trucks, cargo trucks, walk-in vans, shuttle buses, and school buses.
To date, Phoenix has partnered to support sustainability and clean transportation objectives, meeting the needs of medium-duty fleet customers of all sizes, including utilities, cities, municipalities, transit agencies, airports, seaports, school districts, parking companies, universities, and corporate campuses. They have served over 45 fleet customers with a variety of needs and customized products to complete essential business functions.
Originally posted on Work Truck Online