Lion Electric Unveils Lion8 Truck

Lion Electric's Lion8 Truck, a powerful all-electric Class 8 truck, debuted at ACT Expo, showcasing its industry-leading efficiency and sustainability.

Lion Electric Unveils Lion8 Truck

Saint-Jérôme, North America- Lion Electric Co., a commercial vehicle manufacture, at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, they unveiled the Lion8 Truck, an all-electric Class 8 commercial truck.

The Lion8 Truck, available mid-2024, leads the EV truck sector with a top GCWR of 127,000 lbs. Engineered for unmatched performance and efficiency, it features a 630-kWh battery offering a 275-mile range and can charge to 80% in about 1.5 hours, combining power and endurance for maximum productivity. Its 6x4 axle with 2-speed eAxles optimizes power distribution and efficiency. The cab-forward design enhances driver visibility and manoeuvrability, setting a new benchmark for electric freight transportation. The Lion8 Truck combines power and intelligence with a 750V battery system, V2G compatibility, ADAS, and an onboard weighing system, enhancing safety and operational efficiency.

Mr. Marc Bedard, CEO-Founder of Lion, said "The Lion8 Truck embodies our commitment to pushing the boundaries of possibility in modern freight transportation. "We are thrilled to introduce a vehicle that not only meets but surpasses the rigorous demands of today's transportation needs as it sets a new standard in the EV truck market, combining performance, efficiency, and environmental sustainability. Our purpose-built electric vehicles stand as the cornerstone of our vision for a sustainable future."

With over 15 years of expertise in all-electric medium and heavy-duty vehicles, Lion leads the zero-emission transportation industry. The launch of the Lion8 Truck at the ACT Expo highlights their extensive Class 5-8 EV portfolio in North America. With more than 2,000 vehicles covering over 25 million miles, Lion ensures fleet success through comprehensive support, including charging solutions, financing, grants, training, and telematics.


Lion Electric is an innovative manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles. The company creates, designs, and manufactures all-electric class 5 to class 8 commercial urban trucks and all-electric school buses. Lion is a North American electric transportation and designs, builds and assembles many of its vehicles' components, including chassis, battery packs, truck cabins and bus bodies.