Optimal Electric Vehicles, LLC. Introduces Its S1LF Low-Floor Shuttle Bus, and Discloses Plans to Manufacture Electric Vehicles for Public Transportation
Optimal Electric Vehicles, LLC. (Optimal-EV) enters vehicle manufacturing with their battery electric S1LF Low-Floor Shuttle Bus. The S1LF integrates a quasi-purpose-built Ford E450 chassis platform, which has been fully optimized with the vehicle body and achieves a low step-in height without kneeling the suspension. The all-electric S1LF will feature an ADA compliant entry ramp for paratransit operations and a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 14,500 lbs., with no reduction in carrying capacity.