Nikola, the zero-emissions commercial vehicle manufacturer, has announced that it has received an order for 100 Nikola Class 8 Tre battery electric vehicles (BEVs) from Zeem Solutions.
Zeem’s purchase order for 100 Nikola Tre BEVs will help meet the demands of current Zeem customers at their California depots and other locations.
The Nikola Class 8 Tre battery electric vehicle (BEV) has entered commercial production and is immediately available to supply customers such as Zeem.
Zeem itself is known as an EV Fleet-as-a-Service Provider which combines electric vehicles, charging solutions, maintenance, and other services as a fixed operational cost, fleets can use EVs without waiting.
“Zeem Solutions is pioneering a new way for fleets to adopt battery-electric commercial vehicles by providing vehicles, charging, parking and maintenance with maximum availability and minimal capital investment,” said Nikola President, Commercial Pablo Koziner. “Nikola is committed to supporting Zeem to ensure their customers receive maximum value and best-in-class support.”
“Over the past year, we have seen major demand for Class 8 tractors from fleet operators and the Nikola team has a well-built production vehicle that can be delivered today and meets the various requirements of our customers,” said Paul Gioupis, CEO, Zeem Solutions. “The Nikola team are great to work with, they care about their customers, and we look forward to deploying their vehicles throughout 2023.”
Through this partnership, Nikola and Zeem plan to work to accelerate the adoption of zero-emission commercial trucks by providing a pathway for fleets to experience the benefits of BEV technology while helping companies meet their sustainability goals economically.