July 31st, 2020 by Zachary Shahan
Along with the news of 4 new electric vans in the UK and Europe, we’ve collected 4 other electric van stories in the past week that didn’t get their own articles but seemed worth highlighting.
Workhorse Sells Some Trucks/Vans …
To New Company Aiming To Sell Electric Trucks/Vans
Workhorse Group (NASDAQ:WKHS) has been slowly getting off the ground for a few years. As it describes itself, it’s “an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective drone-integrated electric vehicles to the last-mile delivery sector.” Its vehicle include big electric trucks/vans like those pictured above and below. Apparently, a new trucking out of Cincinnati, “eTrucks,” has just ordered 20 of them.
However, eTrucks is not planning to use these trucks. Rather, it basically wants to become a dealer in this sector. “eTrucks plans to function as a vehicle buyer and reseller and will be offering fleet funding programs and services tailored for different business needs. The company also aims to provide flexible financing options for its customers, including owned or leased programs. Its primary target market will be the small-to-medium sized business (SMB) fleet operators in the Ohio area with plans for regional and even national expansion in the near future.”
Workhorse Eligible For Subsidies In California
Workhorse scored another win over in California, where it became eligible for subsidies. Well, more accurately, buyers of its C-Series 100% electric delivery trucks/vans can now get from subsidies through the Hybrid and Zero-Emission