THE ANGEL & NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO, April 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Battle Motors, a leader in electric vehicle (EV) technology development, has acquired Crane Carrier Company, LLC (“CCC”).
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Battle Motors, founded by Michael Patterson, the founder of Romeo power (RMO: NYSE), Paul Marsolan, Co-Founder and Former CTO of InAuth, Inc. and Nick Sampson, Co-founder of Faraday Future and former head of automotive engineering at Tesla, recently acquired the Crane Carrier Company.
Crane Carrier Company (CCC) has been manufacturing commercial vehicles for 75 years and is based in New Philadelphia, Ohio with nationwide 180 sales and service dealers North America. Crane Carrier Company is a leader in the entry level trucking industry, providing custom chassis and purpose built vehicles for the garbage collection and recycling, infrastructure maintenance, ground support, multi-stop distribution, agriculture, and oil and gas markets under the Battle Motors Company and Crane Carrier Company Engineered Chassis Brands. The combined company will employ around 200 people.
“We are combining the best of the last century’s high-performance diesel and natural gas (CNG) technology with industry-leading EV technology to produce all-electric trucks for the market,” said Mr. Patterson, CEO of Battle Motors and Crane Carrier. Patterson continues, “There has been minimal movement and very little fundamental innovation in this area. “
This summer, Battle Motors is launching the all-electric heavy-duty truck in Battle-Ready Class 8 with 12 high-ranking municipal customers. The Battle-Ready Electric offers the same comfort, visibility and reliability as the CNG- and diesel-powered LET2, but with lower maintenance costs, less noise and zero CO2 emissions. The first trucks will be designed for front, rear and automated side loading applications in the waste and recycling sectors and are available in standard and double cab configurations.
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New Philadelphia Mayor, Joel day, says the company’s vision will give the local economy a huge boost. “Battle Motors nearly tripled the size of the manufacturing facility in New Philadelphia from 125,000 square feet to 350,000 square feet to increase production. It fits perfectly with the advanced manufacturing initiative in our county and in the East Ohio Region.”
Paul Marsolan, CSO says, “Our dealers and fleet managers are hungry for full battery electric vehicles and I am confident that we will deliver the best EV trucks on the market, just like we do with our diesel and CNG vehicles.”
“We elegantly package and integrate the best in their class in today’s applied EV science with our own new innovations. This puts our products at the forefront of EV technology to deliver customer-centric breakthroughs in this area, ”adds Nick Sampson, CTO.
Battle Motors, based in Los Angeles, California, plans to have CCC stop producing its Class 7 and 8 truck chassis from the company’s manufacturing facility in. continues New Philadelphia, Ohio. Patterson wants that. expand Ohio Plant, capital improvements in infrastructure, and strategic investments in new equipment and technology to support rapid growth in the electric vehicle space.
Battle Motors is committed to accelerating the global transition to sustainable energy by making the most durable, best performing Class 7 and 8 electric trucks. www.battlemotors.com
Crane Carrier Company, a Battle Motors company
Crane Carrier Company, a Battle Motors company, is a leader in the entry-level trucking industry, providing proven high-performance chassis and purpose-built vehicles for waste and recycling, infrastructure maintenance, ground support, multi-stop distribution, agriculture, and oil and gas markets . www.cranecarrier.com
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