Gasoline – Fuel Efficiency

Enova Integrates Ford F-150 & Chevy Express Cargo Van with All-Electric Ze Drive System

May 05, 2010

TORRANCE, CA - Enova Systems, Inc., an innovator of proprietary hybrid and electric drive systems propelling the alternative energy industry, has expanded its all electric Zero Emissions (Ze) drive system offerings to include a Ford F-150 utility truck and Chevrolet Express cargo van. The Ford F-150 is the highest sales volume pick-up truck in the United States and has been integrated with a 90kW all-electric Ze drive system. 

The Chevy Express cargo van is one of the top selling domestic fleet vans in its vehicle classification and has been integrated with a 120kW all-electric Ze drive system.

Enova's all electric Ze drive system offers an ideal zero-emissions vehicle for service and utility fleets with high performance demands such as the Ford F-150 and the Chevy Express. The system is power source agnostic, easily installed in line or as a conversion system, and is versatile across a wide range of truck and van chassis.

The 120kW Ze drive system is currently being deployed to national fleets on the Freightliner/Daimler MT-45 EV step van chassis.  It is available for immediate purchase by Federal fleets through the General Services Administration.   

Enova Systems CEO Mike Staran stated, "This incremental deployment of the Ze all electric drive system is an important step as Enova continues to introduce industry defining products. These drive systems are 'zero development time' electric vehicle solutions, available immediately to Government, OEM, and Private fleet operators."

The all-electric Ford F150 will undergo a series of 3rd party testing at a nationally recognized clean vehicle testing center starting in June. Testing will include a range of dynamometer and on-road testing programs.

Additionally, during the month of June, Enova will display their family of vehicles to North American OEMs, Government Officials and targeted Fleet operators, complete with capability overviews and "ride-and-drives" at various target customer locations in the Midwest, East, and West Coasts.  For more information contact Enova Systems Electric Vehicle Hotline at (310) 527-2800 ext 135.

"It is important for customers and the government to understand our technology is production ready. The ability to drive vehicles with our system is further evidence that Enova is ready to offer immediate support for their electric vehicle initiatives" added Staran.

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