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Northwestern Adds to Polaris GEM Fleet

December 2, 2016 in EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Fleet More than Doubles: ‘A Transportation Revolution’

Northwestern University is talking up its fleet of ten low-speed electric vehicles at its 240-acre Chicago-area campus, where the climate “ranges from warm summer days to brutal winter chill.”

Polaris Details the 2016 GEM LSVs

October 26, 2015 in batteries, Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Options Include a Lithium Ion Battery for Range, Long Life

Polaris is unveiling its line of “all-new” GEM battery electric LSV/low speed vehicles today, claiming more built-in comfort and street-legal safety features in an aluminum-chassis product that is “more maneuverable, cost-efficient and sustainable than a truck or van.” updated October 27

Polaris Unveils GEM Line-Up for 2015

July 29, 2014 in EVs, New Products by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

New eM1400 LSV Has 1,250-Pound Payload Capability

Polaris Industries is promoting an expanded line-up of battery electric GEM low speed vehicles (aka NEVs, for neighborhood electric vehicles) for 2015. New for next year is the street-legal GEM eM 1400 LSV, which has a payload or towing capability of 1,250 pounds.

Polaris GEMs for Minnesota Zoo

February 19, 2013 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Polaris Donates Two NEVs from Enhanced 2013 Model Year Line

Medina, Minn.-based Polaris Industries has donated two GEM neighborhood electric vehicles to the Minnesota Zoo, the state’s largest, in Apple Valley, south of Minneapolis. They are a six-passenger GEM e6sq and a two-passenger eL XD utility EV with a 70- by 48-inch flat bed that can haul up to 1,100 pounds.

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