Xos, Inc., a prominent manufacturer of electric trucks and provider of fleet electrification services, announced today that Penske Truck Leasing has incorporated Xos’s fully battery-electric trucks into its fleet. Penske intends to utilize these trucks across multiple industries with various customers.
“We are very pleased to build on our growing portfolio of all-electric vehicles with the addition of the Xos Stepvan,” said Paul Rosa, Senior Vice President of Procurement and Fleet Planning for Penske Truck Leasing.
The vehicles that Penske has added are the Xos Stepvan (“Stepvan”), a 100% battery-electric Class 6 vehicle purpose-built for commercial applications. The Stepvan can travel up to 150 miles on a single charge, features a GVWR of up to 23,000 pounds, and comes in available body sizes of 16’ or 18’. Depending on charger specifications, the vehicle charge time with DC fast charging ranges from 110 to 120 minutes. Additional specifications include a 178-inch wheelbase, 347 kW maximum horsepower, and max torque of 1,737 ft-lbs.
“We’re proud to partner with Penske on their journey to a fully-electric fleet operation,” said Dakota Semler, Chief Executive Officer at Xos. “Penske and Xos share similar core values around our commitment to customers and a dedication to excellence, so our partnership is a natural fit. We look forward to building our relationship for years to come.”