Category: News

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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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 powertrains […]

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Lightning Systems Receives California Air Resources Board Executive Order for the New Electric Ford F-59 Delivery Van and Food Truck

Lightning’s all-electric vehicle is available now and qualifies for up to $100,000 in HVIP vouchers in California and VW Emissions Mitigation Trust Fund grants in most States throughout the US. LOVELAND, Colo., July 25, 2019 – Lightning Systems, a developer of zero emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, has received an Executive Order from the California […]

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Lightning Systems All-Electric Zero Emissions Medium-Duty Vehicles Selected for State of California Contract

State agencies, local governments can meet climate change, sustainability goals by purchasing all-electric, zero emissions vehicles through the program LOVELAND, Colo., July 16, 2019 – Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero emissions drivetrains, today announced that its all-electric powertrains for Ford and Chevrolet medium-duty trucks and buses are now offered on a California […]

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Lightning Systems Gen 2 Model of All-Electric Ford Transit Named in California Air Resources Board Executive Order

Longer-range, higher-speed, all-electric Ford Transit 350HD Generation 2 model gets 61 MPGe in city and on the highway LOVELAND, Colo., July 11, 2019 – Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero emissions drivetrains for commercial fleets, has had its longer-range, higher-speed, Generation 2 model of its Lightning Electric system for the Ford Transit named in […]

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