Press Releases
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
April 25, 2019

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
October 9, 2018

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

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. Read more
July 16, 2018

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

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. Read more
July 16, 2018

Motiv Power Systems Expands East Coast Presence with Latest Order for Trans Tech’s eSeries All-Electric Type A School Buses

FOSTER CITY, Calif. — With two new purchases from Educational Bus Transportation Inc., along with new regional sales and field technician support, Motiv Power Systems continues to expand its p... Read more

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