Zeem buying 100 electric vehicles
Zeem Solutions has executed a purchase order for 100 Nikola Class 8 Tre battery-electric vehicles to ensure immediate availability of electric trucks for freight and logistics companies utilizing Zeem’s all-inclusive electric vehicle (EV) depot fleet solution, the company said in a press release.
Zeem is focused on “delivering a faster, simpler way for commercial fleets to transition to bundling electric vehicles, charging solutions, maintenance, and other services as a flat operating expense,’’ according to the release.
Zeem’s purchase order for the battery-electric vehicles will help satisfy Zeem’s current customer demand at its California depot and other future national locations, the company said.
Nikola in Class 8 commercial production
Nikola has entered into commercial production of its Class 8 vehicles and has immediate availability to supply customers like Zeem.
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“Zeem Solutions is pioneering a new way for fleets to adopt battery-electric commercial vehicles by providing the vehicles, charging, parking and maintenance with maximum availability and minimal capital investment,” said Pablo Koziner, Nikola’s commercial president. “Nikola is committed to supporting Zeem to ensure its customers receive maximum value and best-in-class support.”
Paul Gioupis, chief executive of Zeem Solutions, said: “Over the last year, we have seen major demand for Class 8 tractors from fleet operators and the Nikola team has a well-built production vehicle that is deliverable today and fits the range requirements of our customers. The Nikola team has been great to work with, they care about their customers, and we look forward to deploying their vehicles throughout 2023.”
Through this partnership, Nikola and Zeem plan to work toward accelerating the adoption of zero emission commercial trucks by providing a pathway for fleets to experience the benefits of battery-electric technology while helping companies meet their sustainability goals economically, according to the press release.
ABOUT NIKOLA CORPORATION
Nikola Corporation is globally transforming the transportation industry. As a designer and manufacturer of zero-emission battery-electric and hydrogen-electric vehicles, electric vehicle drivetrains, vehicle components, energy storage systems, and hydrogen station infrastructure, Nikola is driven to revolutionize the economic and environmental impact of commerce as we know it today. Founded in 2015, Nikola Corporation is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information, visit www.nikolamotor.com or Twitter @nikolamotor.
ABOUT ZEEM SOLUTIONS
Zeem Solutions builds and operates zero-emission fleet depots that transform the way medium- and heavy-duty fleets operate. Basic EV fleet-as-a-service amenities include vehicle leasing, vehicle charging, secured parking, vehicle maintenance and cleaning, and lounge space for drivers. In addition, depots are used for opportunity charging for high-mileage fleets as needed. Zeem is deploying depots in strategic locations to accelerate fleet electrification and zero emission mobility, serve as centers of technological innovation, and support the growing clean energy economy. For more information, visit www.zeemsolutions.com.
SOURCE Nikola Corporation