Spartan Motors’ Utilimaster brand displayed a Con Edison utility walk-in van at the Electric Utility Fleet Manager’s Conference earlier this month in Williamsburg, Virginia. The utility service van was custom-designed for ConEd, with a highly modular cargo area for maximum storage versatility, a durable but lightweight aluminum body, and a low step-in height for easy entry and egress to increase driver productivity and safety.
The 14-foot walk-in van is built on a MT45 Freightliner chassis and includes an Onan 6kW hour diesel generator with an EC-30 Energy Command System. It features a BOSS under-deck PTO compressor, LED headlights, and exterior lighting.
ConEd’s van is an example of Utilimaster’s Work Driven Design process. The process was developed to understand specific customer needs and business challenges. It was through this process and years of working alongside ConEd that the current generation of utility vehicles were designed and born. The result is customized utility vehicles designed for specific jobsite tasks.