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All-electric zero emission buses from Lightning Systems now offered on CALACT purchasing contract

Municipalities, counties and transit agencies can meet climate change, sustainability goals by purchasing all-electric, zero-emission buses through the California contract  LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 24, 2020 – Communities throughout California can now purchase zero-emission, all-electric (ZEB) shuttle buses and ADA-equipped vans from Lightning Systems on a new California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CALACT) cooperative purchasing contract. [...] Read more

Cal Maritime Introduces New Zero Emission ‘Keelhaulers’ Transport Van

Vallejo, Calif., Sept. 21, 2020 – Continuing its ambitious path toward a carbon-free campus by 2029, Cal Maritime today introduced its first all-electric passenger van in a ribbon-cutting event attended by University officials, faculty, students, government representatives, and industry partners. The shuttle will be used on campus for transporting students from residence halls to central [...] Read more

Lightning Systems, Diamond Coach, A-Z Bus Sales to deploy nearly 40 all-electric shuttle buses for ACE Parking at San Diego Airport

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 21, 2020 – Bus maker Diamond Coach, commercial electric vehicle OEM Lightning Systems and bus dealer A-Z Bus Sales today announced the delivery of the first 20 all-electric Ford E-450 buses to ACE Parking to serve as passenger shuttles at the San Diego International Airport. Another 19 electric buses, a mix of [...] Read more

Lightning Systems lowers prices of electric powertrains while adding and enhancing features

LOVELAND, Colo., Aug. 26, 2020 – Commercial electric vehicle manufacturer Lightning Systems today announced it is lowering the prices of its 2021 battery and fuel cell electric vehicles by 10 to 50% for Class 3 to Class 8 vehicles. In addition to lower prices, zero-emission vehicles from Colorado’s Lightning Systems also will have new features, [...] Read more

Lightning Systems launches new energy division to provide charging solutions to fleets

LOVELAND, Colo., July 29, 2020 – Lightning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of zero-emission commercial electric vehicles, today announced the launch of Lightning Energy, a new division of the Colorado-based company that offers charging technologies and services to commercial and government fleets. Lightning Energy designs, installs, services, and manages charging solutions, providing fleets with turnkey [...] Read more

Lightning Systems debuts new electric Ford F-550 for shuttle buses, delivery trucks

LOVELAND, Colo., July 15, 2020 – An all-electric powertrain is now available for the popular Ford F-550 Chassis Cab. Lightning Systems, a Colorado-based designer and manufacturer of zero-emission powertrains, today announced that the new Lightning Electric Ford F-550 will be available in gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR) of 17,500 to 19,500 pounds. Orders from fleets [...] Read more

Amid pandemic, Lightning Systems continues to grow, expand operations in Colorado

LOVELAND, Colo., June 24, 2020 – Commercial electric vehicle supplier Lightning Systems continues to grow and expand its operations. With more than $32 million in pending orders from commercial and government fleets, the company is more than tripling the size of its manufacturing, research and development facility in Loveland, Colorado. Lightning moved its headquarters, manufacturing, [...] Read more

Lightning Systems Reaccredited Under bp’s Advancing Low Carbon Program

LOVELAND, Colo., May 20, 2020 – Lightning Systems, a leading developer of zero-emission powertrains, today received reaccreditation under bp’s Advancing Low Carbon (ALC) program. The ALC program was created by bp to encourage bp and its partners to identify lower carbon opportunities. Activities within the program include everything from low carbon products to global research [...] Read more

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Communities throughout California can now purchase zero-emission, all-electric buses from @LightningSys on a new CALACT contract. http://ow.ly/FV2l50BAzWD
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MBTA & CalACT Choose A-Z Bus Sales for Zero-Emissions Shuttle Contract 🚐🔌🍃 A-Z Bus is excited to receive a contract for both the @DiamondCoach1 VIP cutaway shuttle bus and the @NorCalVans Ford Transit van, both powered by @LightningSys.

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@A_ZBusSales is proud to introduce the new @DiamondCoach1 Zero Emission E-450 Shuttle Bus powered with a state-of-the-art electric drivetrain by @LightningSys. For more information call A-Z Bus Sales 800-437-5522. #zeroemissions #ev

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