Workhorse Group Inc. has received an initial purchase order for 20 of its all-electric C-1000 delivery vehicles from Cincinnati-based, newly-launched trucking company, eTrucks.
eTrucks plans to function as a vehicle buyer and reseller and will be offering fleet funding programs and services tailored for different business needs. The company also aims to provide flexible financing options for its customers, including owned or leased programs. Its primary target market will be the small-to-medium sized business (SMB) fleet operators in the Ohio area with plans for regional and even national expansion in the near future.
As an Ohio-based operation, we've been able to experience up-close the quality of the Workhorse vehicles for some time, and we're appreciative of the opportunity to partner with a world-class organization as we ramp up our operations. The Workhorse C-Series product line offers superior capabilities from any other legacy delivery vehicle in the market, and we believe our fleet customers will appreciate the improved safety features and reduced operating costs that come from a quiet-riding electric vehicle option. Going forward, we plan to offer these vehicles on a national platform for sale and leasing.—Bill Hamilton, eTrucks Managing Partner