Press Releases
June 23, 2020

Motiv Power Systems Delivers Nine Electric Box Trucks to Community Resource Project

Motiv Power Systems, a sustainable technology company delivering all-electric chassis with a proven software platform for the electrification of medium-duty trucks and buses, announced the deployment of nine electric box trucks with Community Resource Project (CRP). The electric trucks will be deployed in greater Sacramento to provide home energy audits, weatherization and HVAC services to low-income residents in an area where air quality is some of the worst in the country. Read more
February 18, 2020

Motiv Power Systems Opens New Commercial Electric Vehicle Deployment and Service Center in San Joaquin Valley

Motiv Power Systems, a sustainable technology company delivering a proven software platform for the electrification of medium-duty trucks and buses, has opened a new facility in Stockton, California. The facility will serve as a pre-delivery inspection and service center enabling local and efficient customer support. Read more
October 15, 2019

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

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. Read more
October 2, 2019

Motiv Power Systems Celebrates Ten Year Anniversary

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. Read more
April 25, 2019

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

Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) and Motiv Power Systems today announced a collaboration to integrate Dana's Spicer® Electrified™ 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 e-Axle provides greater design flexibility for battery placement and truck body attachment. In addition to Dana's e-Axle technology, the chassis features Motiv's proprietary electric powertrain controls. Read more

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

FOSTER CITY, Calif., -- (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. Read more
March 5, 2019

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

FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), the leading provider of all-electric medium duty fleet chassis, today announced a commitment from Detroit Custom Chassi 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 Spectra. Assembly of Motiv's EPIC chassis at DCP enables more efficient and cost effective production and reduced build times to meet growing customer demands for zero emission commercial truck offerings. Read more
February 22, 2019

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

FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- 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 on Motiv's board. O'Leary will continue to serve as interim Board Chairman and plans to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area in the coming weeks. Read more
February 5, 2019

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

Zero Emissions Motiv EPIC® Chassis-powered step vans will help the USPS deliver on reduced fleet emissions and operational costs Read more
January 23, 2019

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

FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- 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. Read more

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