Bollinger Motors’ new B4 is a Class 4 all-electric fleet truck that contains a cab-forward design. It’s designed to supply most cargo quantity, accommodate limitless adaptation, and prioritize security.
“The cab-forward design is a radical change from our earlier ideas,” says founder and CEO Robert Bollinger. “And that’s on objective. We listened to our industrial clients and developed what they want for final effectivity.”
“The cab-forward design will increase each total cargo house behind the cab and important downward visibility in entrance,” says Chief Product Officer Kent Harrison. “The B4’s 41-foot turning circle will probably be higher than any comparable wheelbase truck, which is able to enhance driving dynamics in each rural and concrete settings.”
The Bollinger B4 is pushed by a strong rear-axle e-drive. Excessive-voltage elements function on an 800-volt platform. The batteries use an LFP (lithium iron phosphate) chemistry, which the corporate says will increase security and reduces price. Clients could outfit their B4s with both one or two battery packs, every of which delivers roughly 100 miles of vary.
Bollinger will track-test B4 Chassis Cab vehicles this fall with quite a few fleet clients, upfitters and charging corporations to assemble suggestions. Manufacturing will start with Class 4 Chassis Cabs, and Class 5 and Class 6 vehicles will observe. Value and launch date for the B4 Chassis Cabs will probably be introduced at a later date.
Underneath the newly-enacted Inflation Discount Act, the B4 is predicted to be eligible for a Business EV Tax Credit score of 30%, as much as $40,000.
Supply: Bollinger Motors