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Morgan Truck Body and EAVX Share Best EV Practices for Light- and Medium-Duty Truck Bodies at ACT Expo 2021

August 26, 2021 GMT
Morgan Truck Body is advancing the production of a full range of light- and medium-duty truck bodies compatible with fully electric powertrains and customized to meet the specific needs of EV fleets. https://www.morgancorp.com/electric-and-alternative-fuel-vehicles/ (Photo: Business Wire)
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Morgan Truck Body is advancing the production of a full range of light- and medium-duty truck bodies compatible with fully electric powertrains and customized to meet the specific needs of EV fleets. https://www.morgancorp.com/electric-and-alternative-fuel-vehicles/ (Photo: Business Wire)
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Morgan Truck Body is advancing the production of a full range of light- and medium-duty truck bodies compatible with fully electric powertrains and customized to meet the specific needs of EV fleets. https://www.morgancorp.com/electric-and-alternative-fuel-vehicles/ (Photo: Business Wire)

MORGANTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 26, 2021--

With newly proposed U.S. fuel efficiency and emissions standards heightening the focus on zero emission vehicles, Morgan Truck Body, LLC and JB Poindexter & Co’s newest business unit EAVX are doubling down on efforts to provide light- and medium-duty EV truck bodies that lighten the load and come equipped with the most innovative, next generation technologies available.

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Morgan Truck Body is advancing the production of a full range of light- and medium-duty truck bodies compatible with fully electric powertrains and customized to meet the specific needs of EV fleets. https://www.morgancorp.com/electric-and-alternative-fuel-vehicles/ (Photo: Business Wire)

Morgan Truck Body, North America’s leading manufacturer of light- and medium-duty truck bodies, will be discussing the future of transportation with its partners at the Advanced Clean Transportation ( ACT ) Expo, August 30 – September 2 in Long Beach, California.

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“At ACT Expo, Morgan and EAVX leadership will explore the innovative technologies and electrification of powertrains that are driving sustainability as it relates to the future of materials, efficiency, software, customer centric solutions and safety,” says Corby Stover, Vice President of Engineering, Morgan Truck Body, LLC. “We’re investing in a dedicated EV focused engineering center to continue our commitment to staying at the forefront of innovation.”

EAVX envisions and develops advanced EV/AV commercial work truck bodies and accessories for EV partners and fleet customers. They collaborate with the most advanced electric and alternative power chassis producers to design, manufacture, distribute and service the world’s largest commercial fleets and markets.

EAVX leverages the power of our existing manufacturing infrastructure and market-leading industry knowledge, along with their in-house design studio, to provide customers and partners with an end-to-end solution for their technology integration needs. Together, they have an established manufacturing infrastructure for the commercial work truck industry, which includes an existing network of engineering and design, sales and marketing, supply chain, production facilities and field support and service.

“Morgan Truck Body and EAVX are committed to supporting these advancements and collaborating with our partners,” says Tom Diez, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Morgan Truck Body, LLC. “As the most-trusted commercial truck body brand in the industry, with the largest North American footprint, we’ve doubled down on our research and investment to provide sustainable solutions with the most advanced truck bodies for our customers. As Morgan Truck Body turns 70 in 2022, the company is poised to unveil our most exciting EV truck body innovations yet.”

About Morgan Truck Body, LLC

Those who depend on their trucks to move their business choose Morgan Truck Body. Morgan’s mission is to design, build, sell, and support the most reliable truck bodies in the world, as the preferred global partner providing innovative middle-mile solutions connecting the world’s supply chain. Headquartered in Morgantown, PA, Morgan Truck Body is the largest manufacturer of light-and medium-duty truck bodies in North America. Morgan employs over 2,300 team members in 14 manufacturing locations and 8 service centers across the United States and Canada. Morgan Truck Body, LLC is a business unit of JB Poindexter & Co, an owner-operated business enterprise providing best-in-class automotive and manufacturing goods and services.

ABOUT EAVX

EAVX, the newest business unit and subsidiary of JB Poindexter & Co, collaborates with the most advanced electric and alternative power chassis producers, allowing chassis partners to focus on their revolutionary and proprietary technologies. EAVX and the individual business units of JBPCO are the integration bodybuilders of choice for chassis producers serving present and future EV and alternative fuel markets and advanced vehicle technology markets. Visit jbpoindexter.com/eavx or LinkedIn for more information.

ABOUT JB POINDEXTER & CO

JB Poindexter & Co is a business enterprise that provides best-in-class commercial automotive and manufacturing goods and services. The company applies innovative operational and financial disciplines to truck and van bodies, pickup truck covers and accessories, industrial vehicle storage and shelving, funeral coaches, limousines, specialty industrial parts and expandable foam packaging. The portfolio of industry-leading business units includes Morgan Truck Body, Morgan Olson, Reading, Truck Accessories Group, EFP Corporation, Specialty Vehicle Group, MIC Group, Masterack and EAVX. For more information, visit JBPoindexter.com or LinkedIn.

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CONTACT: Morgan Truck Body, LLC Marketing / Media Relations

Todd Breneiser

Director of Marketing and Product Management

Phone Number: 610-286-2438

Todd.Breneiser@MorganCorp.com

EAVX

Jerry Kleinhenz

Vice President, Business Development & Strategy, EAVX

Phone Number: 734-478-8282

JKleinhenz@jbpco.com

JB Poindexter & Co

Dori Albora

Head of Digital Marketing, Marketing

Phone Number: 832-319-3837

DAlbora@jbpco.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CANADA PENNSYLVANIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY ENERGY MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY OTHER TRANSPORT TRUCKING GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE TRANSPORT OTHER TECHNOLOGY OTHER MANUFACTURING AUTOMOTIVE LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OTHER ENERGY OTHER CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY

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