BrightDrop EV charging

What you should know about BrightDrop commercial electric vehicles

Launched in 2021 at the height of the pandemic, BrightDrop is the electric commercial subsidiary of General Motors. Taking advantage of their Ultium electric vehicle technology, boasting reduced manufacturing costs and complexity thanks to 90% less wiring and reduced dependency on cobalt, BrightDrop develops purpose-built commercial electric vehicles and accessories that are made for growing clean fleets. Currently partnering with Walmart, FedEx and longtime Enel X Way partner Ryder.

 

Currently BrightDrop’s Zevo line of commercial vans are built at their CAMI facility in Ontario, Canada with Ultium battery packs manufactured at Lordstown, Ohio. By using GM’s extensive North American manufacturing operations, commercial purchasers of BrightDrop’s Zevo line are eligible for the Federal commercial Clean Vehicle redit, providing up to $7,500 for vehicles under 14,000 lbs.

BrightDrop electric vehicle lineup

BrightDrop Zevo

Available in many configurations, the Zevo includes short-wheelbase 400 and long-wheelbase 600 variants. Categorized as a Class 2 commercial vehicle by the EPA, the Zevo line makes use of 122 kWh or 175 kWh in battery capacity and front or all-wheel drive, providing a range up to 250 miles depending on configuration. Fleet customers can even configure their Zevo with a 19.2 kW charger, making it the only commercial Class 2 EV to provide the current spec.

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Charging BrightDrop electric vehicles

Model year
Charge rate
Battery size
Charge time on Level 1
Charge time with JuiceBox® Pro 80
All electric range
2022-Present BrightDrop Zevo (14 module, standard charging)
11.5 kW
122 kWh
82 hours
10.3 hours
200 miles
2022-Present BrightDrop Zevo (14 module, 19.2 kW charging)
19.2 kW
122 kWh
82 hours
6.25 hours
200 miles
2022-Present BrightDrop Zevo (20 module, standard charging)
11.5 kW
175 kWh
118 hours
14.75 hours
250 miles
2022-Present BrightDrop Zevo (20 module, 19.2 kW charging)
19.2 kW
175 kWh
118 hours
8.8 hours
250 miles

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