Motiv News

March 14, 2016 Sparking Electric-Powered Powertrain Adoption

Despite currently record-low fuel prices, emissions, anti-idling and noise regulations are driving medium-duty fleets to consider alternative fuels for their...

March 3, 2016 Are Low Diesel Prices Hurting Biofuels Companies?

With diesel fuel prices hovering at lows not seen in a decade, the smart money might bet against businesses developing...

March 1, 2016 Morgan Olson and Motiv Power Systems Partner on All-Electric Delivery Trucks

Ford F59 Chassis Used for the Zero-Emission Route Star Walk-In Van on Display at the Work Truck Show, March 1-4,...

March 1, 2016 Morgan Olson to Offer Electric Walk-In Van

Morgan Olson will begin offering its Route Star walk-in van as a battery-electric vehicle propelled by a Motiv Power System...

February 17, 2016 AmeriPride Receives First of 10 All-Electric Delivery Trucks from Motiv Power

AmeriPride Services, a textile rental services and supply company, announced plans to replace 20 percent of the fleet at its...

February 16, 2016 AmeriPride Services Receives First of 10 New All-Electric Delivery Trucks from Motiv Power Systems

20 Percent of Delivery Fleet at Vernon, California Facility to be Replaced by Electric Trucks VERNON, Calif. — AmeriPride Services,...

February 16, 2016 New EV Mashup Blends Ford F59 Chassis With Delivery Trucks

The venerable Ford F59 chassis got an electric makeover last spring when the electric vehicle company Motiv Power Systems announced...

January 20, 2016 Motiv Power Systems and Creative Bus Sales Partner to Build a Zero-Emission All-Electric School Bus

New Zero-Emission e-Quest XL to be built on Ford F59 Chassis, using Starcraft bus body FOSTER CITY, Calif.  — Continuing...

January 13, 2015 Motiv Electric Bus Technology Powers Mountain View Community Shuttle Buses

FOSTER CITY, Calif. — Four new all electric community shuttle buses, funded by Google in a two year pilot project, are on the...

November 12, 2014 Motiv Power Systems Wins Popular Science’s 2014 Best of What’s New Award in Green Category

Named a winner for its innovative electric Powertrain Control System built for a wide range of electric trucks FOSTER CITY,...

September 16, 2014 First All-Electric Garbage Truck in North America, Developed by Motiv Power Systems, Hits the Road in Chicago

Test rides for the public available for the first time at HTUF Conference in Chicago September 23, 2014 FOSTER CITY,...

June 30, 2014 Motiv Power Systems Raises $7.3 Million for Electric Truck Powertrain Production

Magness Investment Group leads the financing to support Motiv’s growing sales pipeline and expand production FOSTER CITY, Calif.  — The...