MONTREAL, May 14, 2021 / CNW / – The Lion Electric Company (NYSE: LEV) (TSX: LEV) (âLion Electricâ), a leading manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy urban vehicles, today announced that it has been selected for participate in the Heritage-Romeo electric fleet electrification program.
The Heritage-Romeo Power Fleet Electrification Program is a collaboration between Heritage, a leader in environmental, sustainability and recycling services, and Romeo Power, an energy technology leader providing advanced electrification solutions for complex commercial vehicle applications, to execute the electrification strategy of the Heritage fleet.
Heritage will initially purchase five Lion Electric battery-powered electric trucks for the 2021 Fleet Electrification Validation Program consisting of Class 6 and / or Class 8 vehicles. Subject to the success of the validation program to target specifications with experience of operational excellence, Heritage plans to purchase an additional 100 Lion Electric production trucks equipped with Romeo Power batteries over a period of four years.
The production mix is ââexpected to include 80 Lion8 vehicles and 20 Lion6 vehicles. Upon successful completion of the validation program, production is expected to start in 2022 and end in 2025.
âLion Electric is delighted to have been selected for the Heritage-Romeo Power fleet electrification program,â said Marc Bedard, CEO and founder of Lion Electric. âThis partnership will allow us to increase the size of our fleet of fully electric utility vehicles on the road, powered by state-of-the-art battery technology of the highest quality, ultimately reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting fuel efficiency. adoption of zero emission trucks everywhere. North America. “
“We are delighted to have Lion Electric as part of the Heritage-Romeo Power Fleet electrification program. Lion Electric is widely respected for the design and quality of its fully electric buses and utility vehicles,” said Lionel Selwood, Jr., CEO of Romeo Power. “We look forward to partnering with them as we integrate our advanced energy technology into their battery-powered electric trucks, paving the way for a more sustainable future.”
About Lion Electric
Electric lion is an innovative manufacturer of zero emission vehicles. The company designs, designs and manufactures Class 5-8 commercial urban trucks and fully electric buses and minibuses for the school, paratransit and transit segments. Lion is a North American leader in electric transportation and designs, builds and assembles many components of its vehicles, including chassis, battery packs, truck cabs and bus bodies.
Always on the active search for new and reliable technologies, Lion vehicles have unique characteristics specifically adapted to its users and their daily needs. Lion believes that the transition to fully electric vehicles will lead to major improvements in our society, our environment and our overall quality of life. Lion shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol LEV.
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About Romeo Power, Inc.
Founded in 2016 and based in Los Angeles, California, Romeo Power (NYSE: RMO) is an energy technology leader providing advanced electrification solutions for complex commercial vehicle applications. The company’s advanced hardware suite, combined with its innovative battery management system, provides the security, performance, reliability and configurability its customers need to be successful. Romeo Power’s The 113,000 square foot manufacturing facility incorporates its flexible design and development process to package the most energy dense modules on the market. To follow everything Romeo Power, please follow the brand on social media @romeopowerinc or visit romeopower.com.
About Heritage Environmental Services, Inc.
Heritage Environmental Services is a private, family-owned environmental services company with over 1,600 employees across the North and central America. The company provides a full range of bespoke solutions ranging from emergency response, waste disposal and sustainability services to on-site support and technical solutions to thousands of customers in hundreds of industries and vertical sectors. During its 50 years of existence, Heritage Environmental Services has given priority to the safety of its employees while pursuing its objective of protecting human health and the environment.
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