New RIZON Electric Trucks: Upgrades & Enhanced Warranty

RIZON, Daimler Truck’s all-electric vehicle brand, unveiled two new models, the e18Mx and e18Lx, at the 2024 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Las Vegas. These additions to the Class 4 to 5 lineup boast improved payload capacities and an extended warranty, emphasizing RIZON’s commitment to urban and local delivery solutions.

Key Highlights

  • Increased Payload Capacity: New models offer 18,850 pounds, up from 17,995 pounds.
  • Enhanced Warranty: 8 years/120,000 miles for powertrain and high-voltage equipment, and 8 years/185,000 miles for high-voltage batteries.
  • Focus on Urban Delivery: Ideal for local goods movement with customizable options and advanced safety features.

Upgraded Payload Capacity

The e18Mx and e18Lx models feature an upgraded payload capacity of 18,850 pounds, compared to the previous 17,995 pounds. This enhancement supports fleet operators by reducing the number of trips needed for local deliveries, thereby increasing efficiency.

Enhanced Class-leading Warranty

For the 2025 model year, RIZON trucks will come standard with an enhanced class-leading warranty package. This package covers the powertrain and high-voltage electrical equipment for 8 years/120,000 miles and the high-voltage batteries for 8 years/185,000 miles. Andreas Deuschle, Global Head of RIZON Truck, expressed enthusiasm for the brand’s progress and its commitment to offering robust solutions for customers.

Ideal for Urban and Last-mile Delivery

RIZON’s battery-electric cabover trucks are specifically designed for urban deliveries and refrigerated transport. They offer customizable body options such as box trucks and stake beds, and a tight turning radius ideal for city driving. Advanced safety features, including collision avoidance, come standard. The trucks provide up to 160 miles on a single charge and support both Level 2 AC and DC fast charging.

ACT Expo 2024

RIZON’s booth at the ACT Expo features an interactive display, allowing attendees to experience hands-on access to their zero-emission vehicles. This includes an e18M with a dump body and a bare chassis, along with an opportunity to test drive an e18L box truck.

For more information, visit RIZON’s website or their booth at the ACT Expo in Las Vegas, booth 2771.

About Velocity EV

Velocity EV, a leading zero-emission truck distributor, is the exclusive U.S. distributor for Daimler Truck’s RIZON brand. Based in Whittier, California, and a subsidiary of Velocity Vehicle Group, Velocity EV provides a comprehensive sales and service network for medium-duty zero-emission trucks.

RIZON Trucks at a Glance

RIZON, Daimler Truck’s ninth and newest brand, focuses on zero-emission transportation. The class 4 and 5 medium-duty battery-electric vehicles range from 15,995 to 18,850 pounds in gross vehicle weight (GVW) and offer a driving range of 110 to 160 miles on a single charge. These trucks support DC Fast Charging and Level 2 AC Charging, ensuring flexibility and readiness for future charging infrastructure.

For detailed specifications and more information, visit RIZON’s official website.

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