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Award winning Micro Transit system adds first EV Star to Fleet

Award winning Micro Transit system adds first EV Star to Fleet

Award winning Micro Transit system adds first EV Star to Fleet

SacRT takes Delivery of Zero Emissions Min-Ebus for SmaRT ride system

Los Angeles, California February 26, 2019 – GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (TSXV: GPV) (OTCQX: GPVRF) (“GreenPower”) announces the first delivery of the all-electric, zero emissions EV Star to the capital of the Golden State of California. GreenPower expects to deliver the balance of five EV Stars to Sacramento Regional Transit (“SacRT”) by next month. The 25-foot, ADA accessible EV Star has an operational range of up to 150 miles on a single charge and will be deployed on the award winning SmaRT micro transit system. Micro transit is a form of demand response service which enables transit agencies to offer flexible scheduling on non- fixed routes using smaller vehicles. In other words, it’s the public transit industry’s version of Uber or Lyft.

“The EV Star was selected by SACRT because it offers the range, size, and configuration that fits the micro transit paradigm. It costs less to operate and generates zero emissions,” said Ryne Shetterly, Vice President of GreenPower.

Alva Carrasco, Vice President of Maintenance at SacRT, added “SacRT is looking forward to placing our six new GreenPower vehicles in our SmaRT Ride, on-demand, micro transit service. Our customers will be delighted to see a zero-emissions vehicle pull up to the curb to pick them up. Our community stakeholders will also be pleased to know that SacRT strives to provide innovative solutions and services in the region. Once initial testing and training of our operators and maintenance personnel is complete, the vehicles will be placed into service in downtown Sacramento and other regions of our network.”

The EV Star is eligible for a base voucher of $90,000 from the California HVIP program and an additional voucher of $10,000 where the vehicle is operated in a disadvantaged community. The EV Star can be configured with either a Level 2 J-1772 or a CCS DC Fast charge system which allows for optimal flexibility in route planning for any duty cycle.

For further information contact:
Brendan Riley
(510) 910-3377

Ryne Shetterly
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
(909) 954-7530

About GreenPower Motor Company Inc.

GreenPower designs, builds and distributes a full suite of high-floor and low-floor vehicles, including transit buses, school buses, shuttles, and a double decker. GreenPower employs a clean-sheet design to manufacture all-electric buses that are purpose built to be battery powered with zero emissions. GreenPower integrates global suppliers for key components, such as Siemens or TM4 for the drive motors, Knorr for the brakes, ZF for the axles and Parker for the dash and control systems. This OEM platform allows GreenPower to meet the specifications of various operators while providing standard parts for ease of maintenance and accessibility for warranty requirements. For further information go to www.greenpowerbus.com.

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