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Boulder Electric Vehicle

Boulder Electric Vehicle
Headquarters Lafayette, Colorado, United States
Products Electric vehicles
Website .com.boulderevwww

Boulder Electric Vehicle is a manufacturer of electric-powered commercial vans and trucks based in Lafayette, Colorado.[1] The company is producing four CARB certified models: an electric delivery van, a 15 passenger shuttle, a service body and a flat bed.[2] Boulder Electric Vehicles ended production in September 2014.[3]

Vehicles

Boulder Electric Vehicles produces four vehicles and all models share the same specs and functionality. The Boulder EVs are powered by an 80 kW electric motor and the customer can chose among three available all-electric ranges of 40 mi (64 km), 80 mi (130 km), or 120 mi (190 km). The van model has a payload capacity of 4,500 lb (2,000 kg) and the truck 6,000 lb (2,700 kg). Maximum speed is 65 mph (105 km/h).[2] All vehicles use lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery packs. The DV-500 Delivery Vehicle, the first model delivered to retail customers, is priced at US$100,000 with an 80-kWh battery pack that delivers a range of 120 mi (190 km).[4][5]

Boulder electric concept delivery van at the 2010Washington Auto Show.

Customers in the U.S. include Precision Plumbing,Heating & Cooling, who bought the first DV-500 in January 2012, FedEx, and the cities of San Antonio and Dallas, both as pilot programs, and the latter financed with a U.S. Department of Energy grant.[4][6][7][8]

See also

References

  1. ^ Roger Vincent (2012-05-13). "Boulder Electric Vehicle to open Chatsworth assembly plant".  
  2. ^ a b  
  3. ^ Christopher DeMorro (2014-09-18). "Why Don’t Commercial Plug-In Trucks And Vans Sell?". Gas2.org. Retrieved 2014-09-30. 
  4. ^ a b Bruce Finley (2012-01-30). "Boulder Electric Vehicle hoping electric vans will take off".  
  5. ^ Domenick Yoney (2012-02-03). "Boulder Electric Vehicle delivers first truck to Precision Plumbing [w/video]".  
  6. ^ "FedEx Express Commits to More EVs". Fleets & Fuels. 2012-06-04. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  7. ^ Vicki Vaughan (2012-07-27). "Electric cars hailed, but cost keeping sales from revving up". My San Antonio. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  8. ^ Thi Dao (2012-01-11). "Dallas to Begin Electric Vehicle & Infrastructure Pilots". Government Fleet. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 

External links

  • Official website


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