Workhorse Group Signs Agreement With BMW i For Range Extender

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Workhorse Group, a US-based electric vehicle manufacturer has signed a multiyear supply agreement with BMW i for the BMW i3 range extender (REx) units.

Workhorse Group Signs Agreement With BMW i For Range Extender

This agreement will help supply Workhorse Group's E-Gen electric delivery vehicle. The Workhorse E-Gen delivery vehicles are used as thelast mile connectivity for companies and fulfill their customer's delivery needs.

Workhorse Group Signs Agreement With BMW i For Range Extender

BMW has a proven record with its Range Extended solution which is powered by a 647cc two-cylinder petrol engine that engages when the battery level drops to a predetermined state-of-charge.

Workhorse Group Signs Agreement With BMW i For Range Extender

This solution works purely as a generator to produce electricity to extend the vehicle range and will help with the range of the Workhorse E-Gen delivery vehicle.

Workhorse Group Signs Agreement With BMW i For Range Extender

Steve Burns, Founder, and CEO of Workhorse Group Inc said the REx solution adds significant benefits to their E-Gen vehicle and its customers.

Workhorse Group Signs Agreement With BMW i For Range Extender

He further said that by signing the agreement with BMW it strengthens their commitment to their customers' fuel efficiencies, maintenance savings, and sustainability initiatives.

Workhorse Group Signs Agreement With BMW i For Range Extender

At the same time, it continues to eliminate range anxiety which is often experienced in electric vehicles.

Workhorse Group Signs Agreement With BMW i For Range Extender

Workhorse Group is a US-based original equipment manufacturer of medium-duty, battery-electric delivery vehicles and fully integrated truck-launched and unmanned delivery drones.

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Story first published: Friday, October 14, 2016, 18:19 [IST]
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