By Larry E. Hall Cincinnati-based Workhorse Group has unveiled concept renderings of its W-15 plug-in hybrid electric pickup truck with a goal to deliver trucks in 2018.
Duke Energy, the city of Orlando and the city of Portland have signed nonbinding letters of interest to purchase the trucks for their respective uses.
Duke Energy has said it could purchase as many as 500 trucks by 2019.
“We believe this will be the first plug-in range-extended electric pickup truck built from the ground up by an original equipment manufacturer in America. It’s not a conversion vehicle,” Workhorse CEO Steve Burns said.
Targeted at less than $50,000 before incentives, the
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