Photo courtesy of Motive Power Systems.

Photo courtesy of Motive Power Systems.

Morgan Olson will begin offering its Route Star walk-in van as a battery-electric vehicle propelled by a Motiv Power System powertrain, Motiv has announced.

The all-electric Route Star, which is built on a Ford F-59 stripped chassis, features 20% gradeability, 85 miles of range, and a 50% battery charge in 2.5 hours, according to the companies.

Motiv Power System, recently delivered the first all-electric walk-in van to linen delivery fleet AmeriPride Services’ Vernon, Calif., facility.

“Delivery trucks are central to America's economic health and by powering them with a Motiv all-electric powertrain, fleets gain some stability in their operating budgets, independence from fossil fuels and reduction of diesel particulate pollution in the communities they serve,” said Jim Castelaz, CEO of Motiv Power Systems.

Motiv also has upfit packages available for the Ford E-450 and Crane Carrier Class 8 chassis.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet