February 16, 2016

New EV Mashup Blends Ford F59 Chassis With Delivery Trucks

The venerable Ford F59 chassis got an electric makeover last spring when the electric vehicle company Motiv Power Systems announced that it would use the versatile light-duty truck and bus platform on its off-the-shelf EV manufacturing system. Barely one year later, Motiv is already out with another new sustainability twist: repurposing truck bodies formerly used in gasmobiles to manufacture new EVs on the F59 chassis.