31 May '15, 11pm

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Manufacturing facility to meet all-electric truck and bus demand #tech #news

Motiv Power Systems has received $8.1 million in grant funding from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to continue the commercialization of its award-winning All-Electric Powertrain, including a new manufacturing facility in Hayward, California. Meeting the growing demand for electric trucks and buses across the US, this facility will produce the entire suite of products included in Motiv's All-Electric Powertrain. At full capacity, the facility will employ 20 workers and produce 480 all-electric powertrains annually. "Motiv Power Systems is advancing electric transportation technology through several California Energy Commission grants, transforming mere concepts into practical, zero and near-zero emission vehicles," said Janea A. Scott lead commissioner on transportation for the California Energy Commission. "This new manufacturing facility is a great example of effe...

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