Lightning eMotors (NYSE: ZEV), a provider of all-electric powertrains and medium-duty and specialty commercial electric fleet vehicles, announced Nov. 2 it is offering offers Siemens AG’s German-engineered Level 2 electric-vehicle chargers to commercial and government fleets, according to a news release.
Siemens’ eMobility solutions next generation VersiCharge AC charging systems are available under Lightning eMotors’ Lightning Energy brand.
“By combining our industry-leading electric vehicles with the best charging hardware on the market we deliver affordable, fully integrated vehicle and charger solutions that maximize uptime and optimize our customers’ fleetperations," said Brandon McNeil, vice president of Lightning Energy, in a news release. "With this agreement, we will offer Siemens’ line of reliable VersiCharge Level 2 AC charging stations along with our installation services, intelligent charge management software, flexible financing, and on-going support to small and mid-size fleets.”
The Siemens VersiCharge AC electric vehicle charging station (EVSE) charges all SAE J1772-compliant vehicles, which is the most common standard for Level 2 chargers. The charging station safely and reliably delivers up to 11.5 kW of AC power to the vehicle’s on-board charger and features a weather resistant enclosure for both indoor and outdoor installation applications.
Siemens VersiCharge AC series chargers include 4G, WiFi and OCCP functionality and have been tested to work reliably with Lightning eMotors’ vehicles. With the addition of VersiCharge AC charging stations, Lightning’s comprehensive lineup of chargers is further expanded to include both AC and DC fast charge options, ranging from affordable, easy to connect 7.2kW AC chargers to high-output DC fast chargers.
A one-stop-shop for electric vehicle and charging solutions, Lightning eMotors simplifies EV purchasing, deployment and operation by offering a complete package, consisting of electric vehicles, site analysis, charging hardware, install services, management software and on-going service and support.