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Bollinger Motors announces all-electric B4 commercial fleet truck

So far, Bollinger Motors has been finest identified for its electrical pickup vans. Now, nonetheless, the Detroit-based producer has revealed its first Class 4 electrical commercial fleet truck, known as the Bollinger B4.

Announced this Thursday, the B4 includes a cab-forward design. According to Bollinger, this configuration maximizes cargo space behind the cab, will increase downward visibility in entrance, and permits for a comparatively small 41-ft (12.5-m) flip circle. Chief product officer Kent Harrison claims that this can be “better than any comparable wheelbase truck.”

That wheelbase will fluctuate, relying on the supposed use of every fleet. Additionally, the truck-style cab might be faraway from the underlying platform, which may then be outfitted with different chassis to function a bus, shuttle, or different kind of commercial electrical car.

The B4 is propelled by an 800V stable rear-axle e-drive, which is in flip powered by the consumer’s alternative of 1, two or three lithium-iron-phosphate battery packs. Each pack ought to present a variety of roughly 100 miles (161 km).

The Bollinger B4’s cab might be faraway from the powered platform, which may then accommodate different chassis

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Along with optimized downward visibility, among the truck’s different customary security options embrace rear cameras; 360-degree collision-alert sensors; a pedestrian warning system; automated emergency braking; blind spot warning; lane departure warning; automated lane centering; adaptive cruise management; and protecting metal body rails surrounding the battery pack(s) and different essential parts.

Bollinger will start track-testing the B4 this fall (Northern Hemisphere), in partnership with fleet prospects and charging firms that may present suggestions. More technical particulars, together with pricing and a launch date, ought to observe thereafter.

The company additionally plans to provide Class 5 and 6 electrical transport vans. There’s presently no phrase on the standing of Bollinger’s Deliver-E commercial supply van, which was introduced in 2020.

Source: Bollinger

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