Reusable electric powertrain for commercial vehicles with a lifetime of 1 million km.

The revenue model proposed by Ecotuned is the free conversion of the customer's pickup in exchange of a monthly payment of $ 700 per vehicle for a 3-year lease. This rental model conversion kit includes installation, maintenance, as well as product and parts warranty. This approach has the benefit of cutting the cost of replacement and purchase of a new pickup for $ 35,000 as well as the fuel operating cost of over $ 5,000 per year. Overall, the customer's economy is above $ 15,000 over 3 years. During this period, monthly payments received by Ecotuned would have repaid the cost of the system. At that point, the system can then be reused in another vehicle (or the same if it still enables it) for a new lease. Profits for Ecotuned will be generated from the 4th year of operation and are estimated to be more than $ 7,000 annually per installed units. Note that the service li...

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