WORKHORSE NEW ELECTRIC PICKUP * USA
* Ohio - Workhorse Group Inc. commences development of plug-in electric pickup truck with range extender for fleets
--- Workhorse Group Inc., an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of battery-electric vehicles, today announced that it has commenced development of an electric pickup work truck with range extender for fleet usage... Expected to be in production 2018, the new Workhorse W-15 light duty platform design is an extension of the E-Gen electric technology used in Workhorse medium-duty delivery trucks. With an expected 80 mile battery range using Panasonic 18650 Li-ion batteries, the Workhorse W-15 light duty design expects to provide economical, clean and powerful performance. If needed, a gasoline generator will then operate after battery power has been depleted, allowing the driver unlimited range to complete the days' tasks... As many fleet operators are committed to the "greening" of their fleet, the Workhorse W-15 electric truck will be designed to dramatically lower emissions. Lower fueling and maintenance costs are expected to deliver lower total cost of ownership for fleet managers...
Cincinnati, OH, USA - PRNewswire - Nov. 7, 2016
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