Press Releases

Motiv Power Systems Secures $60 Million to Scale EPIC All-Electric Chassis, Establish Detroit Operations

By |2019-10-15T13:23:43+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading provider of all-electric medium-duty chassis for buses and trucks, Motiv Power Systems announced today it has secured $60 Million in equity funding. The Series B round of investment was led by investors GMAG Holdings Corp. and Winnebago. These funds will support the overall growth of Motiv, including opening a new engineering and manufacturing [...]

Motiv Power Systems Celebrates Ten Year Anniversary

By |2019-10-14T12:46:01+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, Motiv Power Systems is celebrating ten years of Freeing Fleets From Fossil Fuels. With partners like Ford, BMW, Winnebago, Spartan/Utilimaster, Champion Bus, Creative Bus Sales, Collins Bus, ABC, Transtech Bus, and more, Motiv has become a recognized leader in all-electric chassis for commercial trucks and buses. Collectively, Motiv's EPIC [...]

Dana and Motiv Power Systems Collaborate on Integration of All-Electric Spicer® ElectrifiedTM e-Axle on Ford® Super Duty® F-550 Chassis

By |2019-05-01T23:42:51+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) and Motiv Power Systems today announced a collaboration to integrate Dana's Spicer® ElectrifiedTM eS9000r e-Axle on the Ford F-550 chassis for use in commercial fleet applications. By replacing the traditional mechanical driveline with an electric motor integrated directly into the vehicle's differential housing, the [...]

Bimbo Bakeries USA, North America’s Leading Baked Goods Provider, Orders Motiv’s All-Electric EPIC® Chassis Equipped Step Vans

By |2019-06-10T22:12:27+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

FOSTER CITY, Calif., April 25 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), the leading provider of all-electric medium duty fleet chassis for buses and trucks, announced today a five-vehicle purchase order from Bimbo Bakeries USA, the U.S. business of Mexico City-based Grupo Bimbo. The vehicles will feature Motiv's all-electric EPIC 6 chassis (based on the popular [...]

Motiv Power Systems All-Electric EPIC Chassis to be Assembled by Detroit Custom Chassis

By |2019-03-27T23:19:48+00:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), the leading provider of all-electric medium duty fleet chassis, today announced a commitment from Detroit Custom Chassis LLC (DCC) to install Motiv's all-electric EPIC® chassis on the base Ford F-59 platform, which is assembled by its affiliate Detroit Chassis Plant (DCP), both owned by [...]

Motiv Power Systems Welcomes Ford Industry Veteran, Matt O’Leary, as New CEO

By |2019-03-27T23:17:35+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), the leading provider of all-electric medium-duty fleet chassis, announced today that its Chairman of the Board and Board member for more than two years, Matt O'Leary, has been appointed as CEO. Jim Castelaz, has assumed the role of CTO and will maintain a seat [...]

Motiv Power Systems Delivers First of Seven All-Electric Step Vans to the United States Postal Service (USPS) as Part of CARB Funding Program

By |2019-03-27T23:16:25+00:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

Zero Emissions Motiv EPIC® Chassis-powered step vans will help the USPS deliver on reduced fleet emissions and operational costs FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), the leading provider of all-electric medium duty fleet chassis, has begun deliveries of Ford E-450 based all-electric step vans to the United States Postal Service [...]

Motiv Power Systems to Offer BMW Batteries on Electric Chassis for Commercial Vehicles

By |2019-03-27T23:14:58+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), the leading provider of all-electric fleet chassis for trucks and buses, announced today a supply agreement with Munich based BMW to integrate BMW's lithium-ion battery packs into its EPIC chassis. Representing a strong vote of confidence by BMW AG, a leader in passenger car [...]

First All-Electric Mobile Lung Unit Highlights Zero-Emissions Healthcare at CALSTART and Global Climate Action Summit

By |2018-11-21T03:33:52+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

Samsung's NeuroLogica, Winnebago and Motiv Power Systems team up on an all-electric Mobile Healthcare Vehicle with support from the "Saved By The Scan" lung cancer screening campaign by the American Lung Association and the Ad Council SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With the goal to increase patient access to healthcare through a mobile unit with reduced [...]

Nine California School Districts Select Motiv Power Systems Equipped All-Electric Starcraft eQuest XL School Buses

By |2018-11-21T03:24:08+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

Creative Bus Sales sells eighteen zero-emissions school buses in California FOSTER CITY, Calif., July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- School districts across California are taking advantage of generous state funding initiatives to replace aging diesel powered fleets with all-electric school buses powered by Motiv Power Systems. Creative Bus Sales, the nation's leading bus dealer, took purchase orders for eighteen new zero-emissions Starcraft eQuest XL [...]