Category: News

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, […]

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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 […]

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Lightning Systems Introduces ‘Lightning Mobile’ Electric Vehicle Charger for Trucks, Vans and Buses

Lightning Mobile provides roadside and parking lot DCFC (Level 3) charging for electric fleet vehicles, the latest addition to Lightning’s charging and energy systems offerings “Power rescue” and “top-up” charging keeps vehicles ready to get jobs done DCFC (Level 3) Charging for facilities and lots that only have Level 2 power available and to buffer […]

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California Department of State Hospitals Orders a Dozen Electric Cargo Vans from Lightning Systems

LOVELAND, Colo., April 7, 2020 – Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, today announced an order from the California Department of State Hospitals for 12 zero-emission, all-electric Ford Transit 350HD models. The Lightning Electric models are being provided to the hospital system by Wondries Fleet Group, a leading fleet dealer in California. All […]

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Plug Power Partners with Lightning Systems to Build Zero-Emission ‘Middle-Mile’ Delivery Solution

Hydrogen fuel cell-powered Class 6 electric trucks manufactured to service the logistics industry LATHAM, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2020 — Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions enabling e-mobility, today announced their partnership with Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains. This collaboration enables both companies to […]

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ABC Companies Selects Lightning Systems for Diesel-to-Electric Coach Repower Program

New Partnership Offers Next Level Sustainability to Fleet Operations  LOVELAND, Colo., Jan. 21, 2020 – ABC Companies, a leading provider of motorcoach sales and support in the USA and Canada, has finalized an agreement with Lightning Systems, a Loveland, Colorado-based developer of zero-emission electric drivetrains for commercial vehicle fleets. Under the new partnership, the two […]

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Freebee Deploys Lightning Systems Passenger Vehicles

Florida-based Public Microtransit Operator Freebee Deploys Lightning Systems Passenger Vehicles LOVELAND, Colo., Dec. 18, 2019 – Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, delivered the first two units on an initial order of six Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD wheel-chair accessible passenger vans to Freebee, an operator of on-demand public transportation in the South […]

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Lightning Systems Raises $41M for Production Ramp Up of Electric Powertrains for Commercial Vehicles

Lightning Systems Raises $41M for Production Ramp Up of Electric Powertrains for Commercial Vehicles LOVELAND, Colo., Nov. 20, 2019 – Today, Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, announced that it has raised $41 million in equity, debt, and working capital line funding from existing and new investors. The round was led by […]

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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. “With […]

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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 expected […]

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