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Amp Trucks Rides In on Workhorse

July 9, 2013 in CNG, Companies, Electric Drive, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Is America’s First Fully Integrated Provider of Battery Trucks,
Following ACT Expo Reports CARB Approval for HVIP Program

They’re calling it Workhorse 2.0. Ohio’s Amp Holding acquired Workhorse brand (and Indiana factory and national network of 440 dealers) from Navistar for $5 million earlier this year, and mounted its first-ever ACT Expo appearance late last month to debut the all-electric step van it says promises quick payback for fleet operators.

Amp Closes $5m Workhorse Buy

March 20, 2013 in Companies, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Buys Brand & Factory, Will Emphasize Battery EVs

Amp Electric Vehicles has completed its $5 million purchase of Workhorse from Navistar and is moving to produce battery electric vehicles at the 200,000-square-foot Workhorse factory in Union City, Ind. Other alternative drives and fuels are planned as well, as are gasoline vehicles. this March 16 item re-posted March 20 to include Bill Richardson news

Amp EVs Sees $100K Lifetime Savings

February 2, 2013 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Medium-Duty Battery Truck Durability Trials with Ohio’s TRC

Hoping to make the case that its pure battery medium duty truck conversions can save operators $100,000 over a vehicle’s remaining ten years of service, Ohio’s Amp Electric Vehicles has engaged TRC (Transportation Research Center, also of Ohio) “to independently test the vehicle to ensure it can survive the rigors of package delivery in an environment where it is common to keep vans in service for 20 years or more.”

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