The multi-year agreement is expected to support Class 3 and 5 work trucks. - Photo: Proterra

The multi-year agreement is expected to support Class 3 and 5 work trucks.

Photo: Proterra

Vicinity Motor Corp., a North American supplier of commercial electric vehicles, and Proterra, a manufacturer of commercial vehicle electrification technology, have announced a new collaboration to power Vicinity’s electric work trucks with Proterra’s battery technology.

Under a new, multi-year supply agreement, Proterra battery systems will power Vicinity’s strip chassis platform to support several commercial vehicle configurations such as utility trucks, shuttle buses, and box trucks. The agreement is also expected to support Vicinity’s VMC 1200 Class 3 work truck and VMC 1500 Class 5 work truck with Proterra battery systems.

Proterra contracted to supply Vicinity with battery systems to power a minimum of 600 Vicinity commercial electric vehicles through 2024.

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