CINCINNATI, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Workhorse Group Inc. (NASDAQ: WKHS), an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective electric mobility solutions to the transportation sector, today provided an update on milestones achieved during its ongoing real-world pilot testing of its N-GEN all-electric vehicles:
The N-GEN has demonstrated a fuel efficiency, as expressed in miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe), that averages 40MPGe for its 450 cubic foot electric van, and 75MPGe for its 200 cubic foot electric van, representing up to a 500% improvement versus conventional gas delivery vans. More than 100,000 packages delivered by Workhorse-employed drivers and delivery associates, offering invaluable insights to optimize the N-GEN production vehicle design for last-mile delivery workers. Opportunities to further integrate Workhorse's HorseFly package delivery system into the N-GEN to maximize driver efficiency, minimize last mile per package delivery expense, and provide an exceptional consumer experience.
"As we progress toward the full production launch of our N-GEN vehicle platform, we are encouraged that these real-life pilots, alongside our durability testing, are yielding the operational, driver, and reliability performance that was our design intent," said Workhorse CEO Steve Burns. "With our ability to offer fleets N-GEN all-electric vehicles at price parity with conventional gas vehicles, large and small fleet operators have the potential to significantly reduce annual operational expenses, as well as realize the driver and sustainability benefits of moving to all-electric."
Designed from the ground up by American original equipment manufacturer Workhorse, the cargo vans were built to be the safest, most efficient last-mile delivery and work truck system available. With ultra-low floors and a high roof design, they are built to improve worker efficiency and reduce physical stress on the knees and back, while maximizing cargo space in a small footprint. You can view a clip of the N-GEN zero-emission van in action here: https://youtu.be/ninQA5M-Xq4.
The N-GEN vans feature fast charging capabilities and achieve 100 miles all electric range. Standard is all-wheel drive and built-in Workhorse telematics system, which tracks all parameters in real time to optimize performance and efficiency. Design options will include collision avoidance system, automatic braking, lane centering warning and optional patented HorseFly unmanned package delivery drone.
About Workhorse Group Inc.
Workhorse is a technology company focused on providing electric mobility solutions to the transportation sector. As an American original equipment manufacturer, we design and build high performance battery-electric vehicles including trucks and aircraft. We also develop cloud-based, real-time telematics performance monitoring systems that are fully integrated with our vehicles and enable fleet operators to optimize energy and route efficiency. All Workhorse vehicles are designed to make the movement of people and goods more efficient and less harmful to the environment. For additional information, visit
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