- Photo: Karma Automotive

Photo: Karma Automotive

Karma Automotive announced its E-Flex utility van platform with extended range electric vehicle (EREV) architecture. Designed for commercial fleets, it offers an all-electric range of 200 miles.

Karma’s new E-Flex Van platform provides the ability to have flexible all-electric range up to 200 miles, and combined range of over 400 miles depending upon configurations and commercial applications, according to Karma. Suitable for a variety of mobility solutions, the EREV van platform can also be retrofitted to products including commercial delivery fleet vehicles, shuttle buses, tradesman service vehicles, camper vans and more.

“Electrification represents a growing shift in the mobility industry, not only in consumer vehicles but in commercial vehicles as well,” said Karma Automotive Vice President of Business Development, Lewis Liu.

Karma’s E-Flex Platform leverages the company’s proprietary technology, manufacturing, and design services to offer partners innovative electric mobility solutions. Using the Karma E-Flex Platform, vehicle manufacturers can optimize development costs to engineer, test, certify and build an EREV or BEV platform, allowing electrification of their products with greater speed and efficiency.

The EREV Van platform can be delivered as powertrain kit for existing chassis or can be delivered as the E-Flex platforms These solutions are developed at the Karma Innovation and Customization Center (KICC), in Moreno Valley, Calif.

The EREV van platform is the latest in a series of development projects featuring the Karma E-Flex Platform.

Originally posted on Green Fleet Magazine

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