The Lion Electric Company and Transit Truck Bodies has announced the launch of a new lightweight, aerodynamic, 100 percent electric heavy-duty truck perfectly suited for last-mile urban delivery, that was developed under an upfitter partnership model.
Designed by Transit, the zero-emission vehicle built on a Lion6 chassis features an e-Classik box, which Lion says is much lighter than the standard model and has been specifically adapted to urban roads. This vehicle was developed as part of the Mobel mobilization project that the government of Quebec is helping to finance.
"The completion of this project is a huge step forward for Transit. We have always been committed to innovation and providing customers with efficient, high-performance products. We're focused on designing the green truck boxes of tomorrow. That's why we're excited to introduce the e-Classik box mounted on a Lion6 chassis," says Louis Leclair, Transit president. "Forty percent lighter, it's an innovative product that is available right now in both Canada and the United States, and it is an important tool in our customers' transition to EV journey."
"We're very proud of the launch of this new vehicle that further demonstrates the versatility of Lion's electric chassis. Congratulations to the Transit team on their vision! For several years, our two teams have been working diligently to create 100 percent electric products that advance our industry. Today, the e-Classik box combined with our Lion6 chassis allows us not only to meet transportation fleet needs, but also society's expectations as we fight climate change and transition to zero-emission transportation," adds Marc Bédard, CEO and founder, Lion Electric.