VICINITY LIGHTNING EV®

Powered by sustainable energy sources. Creative design and use of materials reduce overall carbon footprint. Electric propulsion system designed with maximum efficiency in mind to reduce energy consumption and increase range. Designed to utilize commercially available components and charging systems to offer an affordable and reliable electric bus. Lower entry and running costs enable transit operators to adopt EV technologies sooner.

Key Electric Points:

  • DC fast charging
  • Battery capacity: 168 – 252 kWh
  • Excellent operating range: 185 miles
  • Fully ADA compliant with kneeling and 6:1 wheelchair ramp for efficient and safe ingress/egress
  • Up to 4 wheelchair positions
  • Specifically designed for HD commercial and transit applications
  • Expandable battery capacity based on your needs
  • Passenger capacity: up to 31
  • Standard level 1-3 charging capabilities, full charge in as quick as 1.5 hours with DC fast charging

Begin Your Electric Journey

We’re here when you’re ready to add electric vehicles to your fleet! Partner with Hoekstra Transportation for a consultative approach to purchasing your new or pre-owned electric vehicle. We’ll guide you through the most frequently asked questions, customization options, as well as leasing and fleet solutions to help you make the most informed choice.

Recent News

Determining if Electric Buses Are Right for Your District

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May 1, 2022 • By Kevin L. Matthews, Head of School Bus Electrification, First Student • Electric buses can be a great way to care for your students, their communities, and our environment,…

The Clean School Bus Program – Phase One

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Electric school buses are sustainable, efficient and, well, somewhat expensive. To help ease the financial burden of going electric, the government is opening phase one of the Clean School Bus…

Top 5 Safety Considerations for Fleets Going Electric

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April 1, 2022 This content is brought to you by Thomas Built Buses. As with any other school bus purchase, it’s important to consider safety first when adding electric buses…

Associations Unite for Electric School Bus Collaborative

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April 5, 2022 • by News/Media Release Leading national education and pupil transportation groups have formed the Electric School Bus Collaborative (E-SBC), aimed to incorporate more state and community perspectives about facilitating the transition to…