Boulder Electric Vehicle builds large trucks and vans that run on electricity. Based in Lafayette, CO (near Boulder, CO) Boulder Electric Vehicle has a expanded manufacturing facility Chatsworth, CA. The payload on the smallest truck, their ‘500 Delivery Vehicle’ is 3,000 lbs. According to Boulder Electric, the Delivery Vehicle can travel up to 100 miles and has a top speed of 75 mph.
The payload and top speed are the real headlines.
A vast majority of the electric trucks covered on TFLTruck.com are small, rather basic trucks that can rarely exceed 35 mph. Most of these vans max-out at about 1,500 lbs. Of those vehicles, only a handful are street-legal to drive on the highway.
The cargo volume of the Boulder Electric Delivery Vehicle is 534 cubic feet and GVWR is 10,500 lbs. Keep in mind, this is the smallest vehicle in their fleet. They build a variety of their 1000 Series models that can handles upp to 6,500 lbs payload.
“Boulder Electric Vehicle is producing four CARB certified models: an Electric Delivery Van, a 15 Passenger Shuttle, a Service Body and a Flat Bed. All models are purpose-built and 100% electric. All models except the 15 passenger Shuttle are available today for order with a 150 day lead time from Purchase Order to ship date.
Introducing the revolutionary DV-500 Delivery Van from Boulder Electric Vehicle. Designed and engineered with the commercial fleet customer in mind, this work horse proves that it has never been more viable to operate cost effectively under electric power. The family of Boulder Electric Vehicles are built proudly in the USA. Customer vehicles have already been successfully deployed and new units are available for delivery. Call today for a complete product brochure and fleet savings analysis.
Range (miles) GVWR (lbs) Curb Weight (lbs) Payload (lbs) Cargo Volume (Cu/Ft) Overall Length (in) Overall Height (in) Overall Width (in) Wheel Base (in) Cab to Axle (in) Top Speed (mph)
100 10,500 7,500 3,000 534 250 108 80 138 75
DV-500: Overview Specs Features
Motor 220 kW Peak Permanent Magnet
Controller AC with integrated regnerative breaking
Batteries Lithium Iron Phosphate – Battery life 300,0000 miles
Charger Onboard, fully automatic, charges on 220 volt 50 amp service down to 110 volt 15 amp service
Chassis Lightweight aluminum composite frame
Body Lightweight composite
Steering Electric / Hydraulic Power Steering
Suspension Steel multi-leaf spring suspension
Brakes Regenerative braking, ABS, Mechanical parking locks drive-train
Options Customized and purpose built, lightweight aluminum composite – virtually rust-proof
MPG equivalent Over 57 MPG/e
Other Full air-cooled thermal control Battery Management System (BMS), Back-up camera, LED lights throughout
Warranty Standard Bumper to Bumper: 3 year / 36,000 miles; Drive Train: 8 years / 100,000 miles
Rear Axle Options Single, Dually, Fender Flares (Dually only)
Door Options No Side Door, Side Door, Rear Swing Doors
Seat Options Driver Seat Charcoal w/ Black Belt, Jump Seat Ultra Comfort w/ Black Belt, Driver Seat Black w/ Orange Belt, Jump Seat Ultra Thin w/ Orange Belt
Step Options Tread Plate, Grip Tape
Deck Options Smooth Deck, Grip Tape Deck, Spray On Deck
Bulkhead Options Open Bulkhead, Bulkhead w/ Door, Solid Bulkhead
Cargo Box Options No Shelves, Folding Shelves, Insulated Cargo Box, Tradesman Shelves
Miscellaneous Options Cargo Fan, Fire Extinguisher, Triangle Reflector, Clipboard, Remote Keyless Entry, Radio, EVSE – 60amp, Pedestal Kit, Vehicle Wrap