Phoenix Motor, a producer of all-electric, medium-duty automobiles, and Pegasus Specialty Automobiles, has fashioned a strategic partnership collectively to develop Kind A electrical college buses, focused for the North American market.
The settlement targets a minimal of 300 Kind A college buses to be constructed throughout the subsequent three years, with Phoenix being liable for offering the electrical drivetrain chassis and Pegasus for offering the ultimate car meeting together with the physique and cab. Phoenix and Pegasus will launch business gross sales & advertising and marketing actions selling Phoenix-electrified Pegasus Orion Kind A Faculty Buses throughout the US market.
ZEUS 600 Faculty Bus with Ford E-450 Superduty Chassis, 158″ WB Pegasus Orion Physique and Phoenix Motor powertrain.
Our collaboration with Pegasus is one other part of our “asset gentle” enterprise mannequin, enabling us to carry our Gen 4 automobiles to market in an environment friendly, cost-effective method, whereas exceeding the very best requirements of high quality. We must always see growing demand for varsity bus electrification within the years forward because the adoption of zero emission buses continues to develop.
—Dr. Lance Zhou, Phoenix Motorcars CEO
By partnering with Phoenix Motorcars, we’re capable of supply the dependable Ford E-series platform with a state-of-the-art EV drive system.
—Brian Barrington, President of Pegasus Specialty Automobiles
Phoenix operates two main manufacturers, “Phoenix Motorcars”, which is targeted on business merchandise together with medium-duty EVs (shuttle buses, college buses, municipal transit automobiles and supply vehicles, amongst others), electrical car chargers and electrical forklifts, and “EdisonFuture”, which intends to supply light-duty EVs.