December 11, 2017 9:45 AM, EST
Alkane, evLabs Announce Deal for Electric Truck Launch

Alkane Truck Co. announced it signed a memorandum of understanding with evLaboratory Inc. to integrate evLabs’ powertrain and battery management system with Alkane’s alternative fuel truck chassis.

In addition, the parties have agreed to provide evLabs, based in Punta Gorda, Fla., the opportunity to become the Alkane logistics manager and certified assembler of its new product line of electric trucks.

The first model to market will be a new Class 6 all-electric delivery truck for inner-city commerce, according to the Myrtle Beach, S.C.-based Alkane. Subsequent launches of Classes 4-7 all-electric truck models are envisioned. — Transport Topics