Motiv News
February 16, 2016

AmeriPride Services Receives First of 10 New All-Electric Delivery Trucks from Motiv Power Systems

AmeriPride Services, a leading textile rental services and supply company in North America, today announced plans to replace 20 percent of the fleet at its Vernonbranch with electric delivery trucks equipped with Motiv Power Systems All-Electric Powertrains. Read more

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. Read more
January 20, 2016

Motiv Power Systems and Creative Bus Sales Partner to Build a Zero-Emission All-Electric School Bus

Continuing to demonstrate its collaborative approach to greening America's fleets, Motiv Power Systems and Creative Bus Sales, Inc announced they will partner on a new all-electric school bus. Read more
January 13, 2015

Motiv Electric Bus Technology Powers Mountain View Community Shuttle Buses

Four new all electric community shuttle buses, funded by Google in a two year pilot project, are on the road in Mountain View, California. Read more
November 12, 2014

Motiv Power Systems Wins Popular Science’s 2014 Best of What’s New Award in Green Category

Motiv Power Systems, the electric truck leader and top supplier of control systems to the growing electric truck market, is proud to announce that its electric Powertrain Control System (ePCS) has been awarded a 2014 Best of What's New Award in Green Technology from Popular Science. Read more
September 16, 2014

First All-Electric Garbage Truck in North America, Developed by Motiv Power Systems, Hits the Road in Chicago

The City of Chicago is now home to the first and only all-electric garbage truck in North America.  Designed by Motiv Power Systems, the Electric Refuse Vehicle, or ERV, was made possible using Motiv's modular, plug-and-play electric Powertrain Control System (ePCS) technology and in collaboration with Chicago's existing refuse truck vendors.  Read more
June 30, 2014

Motiv Power Systems Raises $7.3 Million for Electric Truck Powertrain Production

The electric truck leader and top supplier of control systems to the growing electric truck market, Motiv Power Systems, raised $7.3 million in growth capital from investors led by Colorado's Magness Investment Group. Read more
October 22, 2013

Trans Tech Bus and Motiv Power Systems Partner On New All-Electric School Bus

New all-electric Type A school buses will hit the road in 2014, due to a collaboration between Trans Tech Bus, and Motiv Power Systems. Read more
March 4, 2013

Motiv Power Systems Announces Supplier Partners in All-Electric Garbage Truck Contract with City of Chicago

FOSTER CITY, Calif.  -- Ramping up the development of what is expected to be the first US all-electric Class 8 refuse truck, Motiv Power Systems has announced some of its vendor partners on the project.  The garbage truck body will be a Loadmaster 20 cubic yard Excel-S series, provided by RNOW Inc under municipal contract with the City of Chicago.  Read more
September 12, 2012

Motiv Power Systems Runs All-Electric Bus On Two Separate Battery Types

Over the past six months, Motiv Power Systems has successfully run its demo all-electric bus on two different off-the-shelf battery types, demonstrating the universal battery compatibility of its electric Powertrain Control System (ePCS).  Read more

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