Harbinger announced it will team up with Wabash to leverage Wabash’s expertise in composite materials in the last-mile delivery space to meet demands for vehicles amid driver shortages, according to the company's news release.
“Electrifying the medium-duty trucking industry will only happen with the commitment of manufacturers, distributors, and technology companies who are actively seeking innovative solutions to define the next frontier of the industry,” said John Harris, CEO of Harbinger. “We are working closely with partners like Wabash to bring the commercial electric vehicles to market that are so desperately needed today to improve supply chain efficiency and reduce environmental impacts.”
Wabash has 13 primary manufacturing locations with over 6,000 employees, and a network of dealers, parts, services, and upfit capabilities to streamline the ownership experience for end users, according to the news release.
Harbinger said its vehicles offer improvements in safety, driver experience, and productivity, tuned to the needs of commercial fleet operators and specialty vehicle customers.
“We’re excited to continue our collaborations with electric vehicle manufacturers like Harbinger to deliver sustainable solutions in the last mile and home delivery market,” said Dustin Smith, chief strategy officer at Wabash. “Wabash intends to be at the forefront of the commercial EV market, leveraging our proprietary DuraPlate and EcoNex material technologies to reduce weight without sacrificing structural integrity of the vehicle. By combining Harbinger’s electric chassis with our lightweight and long-lasting truck bodies, together we are building solutions that are responsive to today’s dynamic market conditions.”