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

Electric Buses Coming to Schools in Ypsilanti, Dearborn

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89.1 WEMU | By Josh Hakala Published November 3, 2022 at 4:59 AM EDT Electric buses coming to schools in Ypsilanti, Dearborn | WEMU-FM One of Ypsilanti’s new electric school buses.…

25 Michigan School Districts Receive Electric Bus Funding

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2022 Contact: James Murray - EV Specialist Hoekstra Transportation Email: jmurray@hoekstrainc.com Phone: 616-896-2661 25 MICHIGAN SCHOOL DISTRICTS RECEIVE ELECTRIC BUS FUNDING Grand Rapids, MI – Hoekstra…

10 electric buses coming to Ypsilanti Community Schools hailed as ‘game-changer’

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Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator Debra Shore speaks about the impact of the EPA's EPA’s Clean School Bus Program on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Ypsilanti Community Schools. YCS received…
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The Facts About Electric School Buses

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According to data from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, electric school buses are the best at lowering the emissions that affect student health and the carbon emissions…