Ryder Partners with Electric Vehicle and Drone Package Delivery Manufacturer

| May 2, 2017


Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) has announced today that the Company will be the strategic service partner for Workhorse Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WKHS), an Ohio-based battery-electric truck and drone manufacturer.

Here’s the scoop: Ryder will be the exclusive maintenance provider for Workhorse’s entire light- and medium-duty range-extended electric vehicle fleet in North America and will provide a combination of warranty and maintenance services as part of Ryder’s SelectCare fleet maintenance portfolio. Ryder will also serve as the primary distributor in North America for Workhorse’s E-100® and E-GEN® range-extended medium-duty vehicles, as well as the W-15 electric pickup truck being unveiled later today during the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo.

Workhorse, an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective solutions to the commercial transportation industry, manufactures and sells the E-100 battery-electric and E-GEN range-extended electric vehicles. The Workhorse E-100 and E-GEN medium-duty vehicles are currently available to customers in North America and the W-15 electric pickup truck is expected to be in production in late 2018. The company also manufactures fully integrated truck-launched, FAA-compliant unmanned aerial systems (UAS) delivery drones.

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