REE Partners with Knapheide for Electric Truck Solutions

P7C with a customized Knapheide body will be an integrated product designed to reduce downtime and improve tailored electric fleets’ time to market

REE Partners with Knapheide for Electric Truck Solutions

Tel Avin, Israel- REE Automotive Ltd., is a commercial electric vehicle developer and manufacturer, announced that partnership with Knapheide Manufacturing Co Inc.,in North manufacturer of work truck bodies and truck beds,to make full in ev solutions. Knapheide will upfit REE’s P7-C chassis cabs to meet the prerequisites for fleet clients across all electric vehicle types going from Class 3-5.  

Mr. Chris Weiss, Vice President of Engineering for Knapheide said, with an experience Knapheide is working with REE to design and manufacture body solutions for the REE P7-C chassis cab. That, paired with Knapheide’s wide breadth of install capabilities and access to additional work truck equipment, makes us the most popular choice in North America for work truck bodies and solutions, As REE is building out its dealer network around North America, we see the potential to put our bodies on their fully-flat, low-step height chassis and provide a really groundbreaking full vehicle solution. ‘’Knapheide is known for its ability to make it easy for fleet owners to take their upfit from concept to completion.”

Ms. Tali Miller, Chief Business Officer of REE said, Powered by REE electric vehicles with a Knapheide body create a top-notch-vehicle solution, We’re eliminating the backend work for our customers of trying to configure a body on a chassis and understand which brands will pair well together. We believe partnering with Knapheide will help make the ordering process more seamless, drastically reducing the time from order to delivery for dealers, and with an integrated product delivered. By working with body builders like Knapheide, we have innovative new solutions that will allow customers to realize the full potential and benefits of vehicles powered by REE.

Knapheide bodies will complete REE’s chassis cab built as part of their P7 electric truck lineup. The P7-C chassis cab was built to inspire flexibility and customization to fit the needs customer applications. The electric vehicles are controlled by the REEcorners, x-by-wire technology and are purpose-built to drive down total cost of ownership (TCO) for fleets.

The vehicles are built for enviroments conditions with market-driving item credits  including optimal maneuverability, full height interior cabs, class-exclusive all wheel drive, low step-in height, aerodynamic design, low noise, greater visibility and increased safety. All P7 arrangements with Knapheide bodies including box trucks, administration bodies and stage bodies are at present accessible to arrange with starting conveyances expected in 2024.