Electric car startup Bollinger Motors has revealed it’ll transfer its headquarters to Oak Park, Michigan, whereas additionally rising its workforce.
In a press launch, Bollinger says its new facility is greater than 4 instances bigger than its present one in Ferndale and can function the first base for its operations. It may even enable Bollinger to double its crew of 40 staff by the tip of 2020 because it pushes ahead with its plans to launch a handful of all-electric autos onto the market.
“It couldn’t have come at a better time,” chief government Robert Bollinger stated in an announcement. “We were bursting at the seams with new engineers, putting desks out in the shop at the old building; it was especially difficult to keep everyone more than six feet apart.”
Both the Bollinger B1 and B2 function two electrical motors, one at every axle, which produce a mixed 614 hp and 668 lb-ft (906 Nm) of torque. The two fashions additionally function a 120 kWh battery pack that features a regenerative braking system whereas additionally supporting AC and DC quick charging. The two EVs have an EPA-estimated vary of 200 miles (322 km) on a cost.
Bollinger has employed a hydro-pneumatic suspension with self-leveling performance on the B1 and B2. The autos additionally provide high- and low-range driving modes.
Earlier this yr, the automaker unveiled their versatile new B2 Chassis Cab pickup. This mannequin makes use of the world’s first Class three electrical truck platform and will likely be perfect for plumbers, electricians and development employees, amongst different tradesmen.