Zenith Motors, LLC has selected UQM Technologies, Inc. to provide PowerPhase Pro 135 systems as the drivetrain in its all-electric shuttle vans. Shipments of the PowerPhase Pro 135 systems to Zenith Motors are scheduled to begin in June 2013.
The UQM PowerPhase Pro 135 is part of the PowerPhase Pro family of vehicle electrification products and provides a peak torque of 340 N·m (251 lb-ft), peak power of 135 kW and 60 kW of continuous power. UQM also offers the production-ready PowerPhase HD 220 and 950T systems for heavier commercial vehicle applications.
Zenith Motors, based in Crestview Hills, KY, is a manufacturer of electric shuttle vans for hospitals, schools, airports, parking facilities and the hospitality industry.