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GreenPower to collaborate with Gemilang International in developing electric trucks and vans

December 7, 2022
By Canadian Manufacturing

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LOS ANGELES — GreenPower Motor Company Inc. announced a partnership with Gemilang International Limited (GML) to collaborate, develop and market right-hand drive heavy-duty class 4 trucks and vans using GreenPower’s EV Star Cargo and EV Star Cab and Chassis to meet the demand of fleet customers across Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

“We have already delivered a right-hand drive EV Star Cab and Chassis to GML and will be delivering additional EV Star Cab and Chassis and EV Star Cargos ordered by GML,” said Fraser Atkinson, CEO and chairman, GreenPower. “As the world continues to transition to electric commercial vehicles, our enhanced partnership with GML enables GreenPower to be working from a position of strength with ready-now solutions to deliver to our customers in key global markets.”

GML has over 30 years of experience as a bus body manufacturer and have built bodies for various chassis of renowned companies, namely MAN, Volvo, Mercedes Benz and Scania. GML is a manufacturer of bodywork for commercial vehicles with exports to more than 15 markets around the globe including Australia, United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Hong Kong, meeting the road safety requirements in each country.

“I am excited that we are strengthening our relationship with GreenPower in response to the rising demands from our target markets,” said Pang Chong Yong, CEO and chairman, GML. “GreenPower’s right-hand drive chassis will be bodied by GML and delivered to customers in Malaysia for trial.”

“Market opportunities for the EV Star Cab and Chassis include using it as the platform for shuttle bus, school bus, motorhome and box trucks as well as the EV Star Cargo upfitted for delivery, services, utility and last mile in potential markets including Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and some others,” Pang continued.

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