Morgan Truck Body, SEA Electric, Central Trailer Service Collaborate on EV Truck Bodies –
“It takes exceptional collaboration to bring a major order like this to fruition,” says Tom Diez, vice president of sales and marketing at Morgan Truck Body. “We especially appreciate working with SEA Electric and Central Trailer Service to serve and support the growing demand for fully electric trucks and fleets throughout North America. As electrification gains traction, Morgan will continue to provide the most innovative and technologically advanced commercial truck body solutions.”
The truck chassis features the zero-emission SEA Electric SEA-Drive Power System, with a 1,106 lb-ft electric motor combined with a 138 kWh battery pack, upfitted with Morgan’s lightweight aluminum dry freight body and enhanced safety features such as a back-up camera and bright LED lighting.
“This deal is possible because of years of research, development and growth, and proves that SEA Electric is on track to achieve its vision of becoming number one when it comes to electrifying fleets across the world,” states Mike Menyhart, SEA Electric’s president of the Americas and chief strategy officer.
“As orders for EV commercial trucks accelerate, the decision was obvious to partner with Morgan Truck Body, the undisputed leader in body upfits and EV integration,” comments Brad Bailey, vice president at Central Trailer Service.