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Lightning Systems Introduces “Lightning On Tap” Charging Solutions

Lightning On Tap Charging Solutions includes a comprehensive range of AC and DC fast charge charging stations for fleet electric vehicles LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 17, 2019 – Today, Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, introduced “Lightning On Tap” charging solutions, a comprehensive offering of AC and DC fast charge charging stations. [...]

2019-09-17T11:39:57-07:00September 17th, 2019|

Lightning Systems Receives California Air Resources Board Executive Order for the Transit Bus Repower Powertrain

Lightning Systems Receives California Air Resources Board Executive Order for the Transit Bus Repower Powertrain LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 10, 2019 – Lightning Systems, a leading developer of zero-emission powertrains for commercial fleets, has received an Executive Order from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the Lightning Electric Transit Bus Repower, with HVIP approval [...]

2019-09-12T09:06:58-07:00September 12th, 2019|

Lightning Analytics: More Than Just Telematics

Our battery-electric vans, trucks and buses run on the best drivetrain components available, for reliability, efficiency and longevity. However, we go beyond the hardware with our Lightning Analytics technology. Every vehicle is equipped with a telematics controller which interfaces with the CAN bus and connects to our data servers over an encrypted 4G connection. [...]

2019-10-18T10:57:25-07:00September 11th, 2019|

Colorado Incentives for Commercial EV Purchases

Get the Scoop on the New Colorado Incentives for Commercial EV Purchases We’re excited to tell you that our home state of Colorado has two great incentive programs for replacing old diesel or gasoline vans, trucks and buses with new zero-emission vehicles, such as the ones you can get from Lightning Systems. Available for [...]

2019-09-06T14:07:30-07:00September 6th, 2019|

Green: Nature’s Rejected Color

It’s Friday, and I don’t feel like writing about trucks. Here’s something of general interest which might change the way you look at the world. Let’s talk about “green”. Green is the undisputed iconic color of environmental concern. Lightning Systems is in the “green transportation” sector, we tag our tweets “#greentech”, there are Green Parties [...]

2019-08-23T12:57:43-07:00August 23rd, 2019|

The Inverter: The Unsung Hero of an EV Drivetrain

As you know, electric vehicles have one or more batteries, and one or more propulsion motors. Our designs use a single propulsion motor which connects via a simple transmission unit to the vehicle’s drive shaft. But have you ever wondered what goes in-between the batteries and the motor? Just like the AA batteries in [...]

2019-08-21T15:50:00-07:00August 16th, 2019|

Lightning Systems electric vehicles: Sustainability

This article discusses the benefits of battery-electric commercial vehicles from a sustainability perspective, primarily focusing on emissions but also looking at the end-to-end environmental impact of the products. You can find a PDF of this article here. A quick look at automotive pollutants... Automotive pollutants fall into two main categories: Air quality pollutants - [...]

2019-08-21T15:51:59-07:00August 8th, 2019|

Ramping Up…

The market for electric commercial vehicles is heating up, and we’re ramping right up with it. With new orders rolling in, we’re going into high gear with electric drivetrain production at our Loveland, Colorado facility. The photo shows two of our Gen2 Ford Transit drivetrains being built for a customer in Southern California. Designed [...]

2019-08-22T08:39:33-07:00August 7th, 2019|

New Orders Lead to Growth of Colorado’s Lightning Systems, Hiring 14 New Employees, with More Hiring to Come

Commercial fleets and government agencies search for solutions to meet new regulations as well as sustainability and climate change goals, leading to company’s expansion LOVELAND, Colo., Aug. 7, 2019 – An increase in demand for zero-emission vehicles is leading to the rapid growth of Colorado-based Lightning Systems. The company, which designs and manufactures all-electric [...]

2019-08-07T11:59:11-07:00August 7th, 2019|