Holman Enterprises, a global automotive services organization, announced a new partnership with Lordstown Motors, an Ohio-based original equipment manufacturer of all-electric, light-duty fleet vehicles. The partnership will help introduce the Lordstown Endurance™, an all-electric commercial pickup truck, to vocational fleet operators across North America.
Holman Business Services president and CEO, Chris Conroy, says Holman Enterprises has embraced innovation for nine decades to benefit customers. Conroy also believes Lordstown Motors’ strategy is a step in the right direction as organizations look to electrify their fleets.
“The Endurance has the potential to deliver both immediate and long-term benefits to vocational fleet operators,” Conroy says. “We’re excited to help introduce the versatile pickup truck to this segment of the industry.”
Through this partnership, ARI, Holman Enterprises’ industry-leading fleet management division, will provide fleet management services, including vehicle supply chain logistics, for the Endurance on behalf of their customers. Additionally, Auto Truck Group, Holman Enterprises’ work truck upfitting and manufacturing company, will provide the design, manufacturing, and installation of specialized equipment and upfit for the Endurance to help customize the vehicle for a wide-range of commercial applications.
Lordstown CEO Steve Burns says Lordstown is excited to partner with the team at Holman Enterprises. He says the partnership will provide the Endurance and its drivers with the “safest, most economical, and greenest pickup truck.”
The Endurance features a 75 mpg equivalent and has fewer move parts than a traditional drivetrain. “The Endurance is virtually maintenance-free, delivering a significantly lower total cost of ownership compared to typical pickup trucks,” Burns says.
“The EV space and the future of e-mobility has been a top strategic priority for Holman Enterprises,” Conroy says. Conroy also says the partnership is an opportunity to grow and strengthen Holman Enterprises’ automotive competencies in the industry.