The Class 1 Commercial electric van from Mullen features a 1,700-lb. payload and 160 cu.-ft. of cargo volume.   -  Photo: Mullen Automotive

The Class 1 Commercial electric van from Mullen features a 1,700-lb. payload and 160 cu.-ft. of cargo volume. 

Photo: Mullen Automotive

Mullen Automotive, Inc., an emerging electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, announced the purchase order for 6,000 Class 1 EV cargo vans from Randy Marion Isuzu, LLC, a member of the Randy Marion Automotive Group.

According to the release, the firm order agreement is valued at approximately $200 million.

Randy Marion Isuzu, LLC, a division of RMA, has committed to purchase 6,000 Class 1 EV cargo vans from Mullen Automotive. Mullen recently announced RMA as its first commercial dealer partner to offer sales, service and parts for Mullen Automotive’s commercial vehicle lineup.

 “We see a tremendous opportunity with the Mullen commercial portfolio, and the launch of the commercial van could not come at a better time,” said Randy Marion, CEO and founder of RMA. “There’s significant pent-up customer demand for Mullen to fulfill. I have many customers looking at me to find product for their companies.”

Mullen’s commercial EV lineup includes Class 1-3 cargo van and cab chassis offerings and Bollinger Motors medium-duty Class 4-6 chassis products.

“The Randy Marion Automotive team is fully aligned with our Class 1 EV plan and is well positioned to help us capitalize on our first mover advantage in the commercial EV segments,” said David Michery, chairman and CEO of Mullen Automotive.

Why the Class 1 EV from Mullen? 

Expected in first-quarter 2023, the Class 1 EV van from Mullen offers the following features, ideal for Randy Marion's current fleet needs:

  • Curb Weight: 3,329 lbs.
  • Max Payload: 1,700 lbs.
  • Cargo Voume: 160 cu.-ft.
  • Range: 110 miles (EPA test method)
  • Wheelbase: 120 in.
  • Length/Width/Height: 186/65/75 in.

It's been a busy year for Mullen. In addition to acquiring controlling interest in Bollinger Motors and finalizing the purchase of electric delivery van maker ELMS, the automotive company also recently announced a partnerhip with Loop Global on EV infrastructure and charging. 

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