SEA Electric will become a Tier 1 partner to Mack Trucks for the supply of the proprietary SEA-Drive power system.
The agreement aims to help eliminate emissions from the transport sector.
The five-year agreement will focus on the next generation of Mack’s widely popular MD range, which will see deliveries of the fully electrified models to Mack dealers across North America.
Specifically, the Class 6 and 7 Mack MD6 and MD7 models will be equipped with the SEA-Drive 120 and 180 power systems.
Upgradeable and Flexible Features
Featuring an upgradeable and flexible architecture, the SEA-Drive power system can be adapted to a wide array of final applications, fully electrifying all ancillary features, with charging completed via the integrated onboard system.
“This is a proud day for SEA Electric, and the culmination of over a decade of leading research and development that has proven the SEA-Drive power-system around the world,” said Tony Fairweather, SEA Electric CEO and Founder.
“In testing, the SEA-Drive equipped Mack MD6 successfully completed a grueling durability assessment, equivalent to more than 500,000 miles on one of the toughest and most challenging tracks,” Fairweather added.
For Mack Trucks, the partnership signals an important step forward.
“Mack Trucks is excited to introduce the Mack MD Electric for medium-duty customers wanting to adopt zero-emissions technology in their fleets,” said Martin Weissburg, global president of Mack Trucks.
“We are pleased to partner with SEA Electric on this exciting product, which represents another important step in our efforts to drive decarbonization and a more sustainable future.”
Founded in 2012, SEA Electric has been at the forefront of the push to electrify commercial vehicles.
Adaptable to a wide array of commercial applications in the truck, bus, and light commercial markets, the company has grown its footprint to cover five continents, with extensive deployments across a wide cross-section of industries.