Navistar, Modec to produce all-electric truck

  • 03-Dec-2009 02:38 EST

One of Navistar International Corp.’s wholly owned affiliates has signed a joint venture agreement with U.K.-based Modec Ltd. to create the Navistar-Modec EV Alliance, LLC. The JV will produce and market Class 2c-3 all-electric commercial trucks for sale in North, Central, and South America. The trucks, designed and purpose-built to be electrically driven, are intended for urban applications involving heavy stop-and-go driving. They will have a 2-ton (1.8-t) plus carrying capacity and a projected range of up to 100 mi (160 km) per charge. These trucks will be produced in Elkhart County, IN. Navistar intends to produce 400 EVs in 2010 and several thousand annually within two years.

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