WASHINGTON, June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (NASDAQ: GP) (TSXV: GPV) (“GreenPower”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, medium and heavy-duty electric vehicles, hosted an event today at the United States Capitol to showcase its range of school bus electric vehicles, including GreenPower D-type BEAST and Type A Nano BEAST and flagship commercial electric transport vehicle, the EV star.
GreenPower hosted members of Congress, West Virginia State delegates, school district staff, and the general public to examine the benefits of electric vehicles to the health of our children and communities, the safety and reliability of zero-emission school buses, and various funding programs available to school districts. Attendees were able to learn more about the BEAST, Nano BEAST and EV Star, as well as the opportunity to speak with lawmakers about investing in advanced mobility, made in the USA and healthier communities .
“We are honored to showcase GreenPower’s purpose-built electric vehicles alongside esteemed officials in washington d.c. today,” said Brendan Riley, president and director of GreenPower. “It is heartening to see that so many federal, state and local officials are also taking an active interest not only in the obvious environmental benefits of advances in zero-emission electric school buses, but also in the enormous health benefits for our children and our families. communities.”
The event featured remarks from Sen. Shelley MooreCapito (R-WV), Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Representative Nanette Barragán (D-CA). Additionally, the President and Lieutenant Governor of the West Virginia State Senate Craig BlairState Delegates Paul Espinosa and Christopher Toneyand Director of Federal Funds and Grants for WV’s Department of Economic Development, Vic Sprouse spoke at the event.
“Our delegation is pleased to represent the state of West Virginia in partnership with GreenPower at the United States Capitol to support the electrification of the transportation network and bring environmentally friendly vehicles to our streets,” said the President of the Senate and Lieutenant Governor Craig Blair. “With discounts of up to $375,000 currently available due to bipartisan infrastructure law, school districts must transition to upgrading to electric school buses like the GreenPower BEAST.”
Attendees also heard about the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition and Moms Clean Air Force.
GreenPower is committed to bringing innovative, state-of-the-art, purpose-built vehicles to market, and accelerating the adoption of zero-emission vehicles means a healthier, more sustainable environment for our communities and for the future.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean School Bus Program
Last month, GreenPower announced that the BEAST and Nano BEAST all-electric school buses are eligible for rebates under the EPA’s Clean School Bus program, which will provide five billion dollars over five years (fiscal year 2022-2026) to replace existing school buses with clean, zero-emission models to bring healthier transportation solutions to students across the country. Under the EPA program, qualified Type D purchasers of GreenPower BEAST All-Electric School Bus are entitled to a discount of up to $375,000 and until $285,000 for the Type A Nano BEAST all-electric school bus from GreenPower. Online applications will close on August 19, 2022.
GreenPower Nano BEAST Type A All-Electric School Bus
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GreenPower designs, builds and distributes a full line of all-electric, high- and low-floor medium and heavy-duty utility vehicles, including city buses, school buses, shuttles, vans, cab and chassis. GreenPower uses clean sheet design to manufacture all-electric vehicles that are purpose-built to be battery-powered with zero emissions while integrating global suppliers for key components. This OEM platform allows GreenPower to meet various operator specifications while providing standard parts for ease of maintenance and accessibility for warranty requirements. Green Power was founded in Vancouver, Canada with primary operational facilities in the south California. Listed on the Toronto exchange since November 2015GreenPower completed its U.S. IPO and NASDAQ listing in August 2020. For more information go to www.greenpowermotor.com
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