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UQM to Power 45 Zenith Trucks for DHL

September 22, 2015 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Orders Have Been Picking Up Steadily with Zenith Motors’

Colorado’s UQM Technologies announced yesterday that it’s supplying PowerPhase Pro135 systems for 45 100% battery electric delivery trucks by Zenith Motors for DHL Express U.S. updated September 23

PowerPhase Pro135 motors by UQM Technologies will power 45 100% battery electric delivery trucks by Zenith Motors for DHL.

PowerPhase Pro135 motors by UQM Technologies will power 45 100% battery electric delivery trucks by Zenith Motors for DHL.

DHL has purchased 45 of the Dodge ProMaster-based vehicles for use in California and New York (F&F, September 14).

“Orders have been picking up steadily with Zenith Motors and this contract with DHL is a good sign for Zenith and their growth in the EV delivery vehicle market,” UQM interim CEO and president Joe Mitchell said in a release.

‘Major Fleets Begin to See the Merits’

“As other major fleets begin to see the merits of electric vehicles and the efficiency and reliability of the UQM drive solutions, we anticipate seeing more good news like this,” Mitchell said.

“Zenith has been greatly anticipating this order with DHL and is excited to have the opportunity to showcase the UQM powered full electric delivery vehicles,” Zenith Motors William Yung says in the DHL announcement.

Zenith is sourcing both motors and inverters for the DHL vehicles from UQM.


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Source: UQM Technologies with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

 

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