Vicinity Motor Corp. signed a new distribution agreement with Hoekstra Transportation Inc., Michigan's largest school bus, commercial bus, cargo, and custom van dealer, to offer the company's Vicinity Lightning, Vicinity Classic, and VMC-Optimal vehicles, including an initial order for eight vehicles.
Hoekstra Transportation Inc. has been family-owned and operated since 1928 and is part of the Hoekstra family of companies. The company is a dealership for school buses, commercial shuttle buses, and mobility vehicles, with locations in Grand Rapids and Troy, Mich.
"We are excited that Hoekstra has chosen to represent Vicinity vehicles in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio — providing us with additional opportunities in this important transportation region," said William Trainer, founder and CEO of Vicinity Motor Corp. "And, with nearly 100 years' experience in sales and support of mass passenger transportation, Hoekstra is truly an expert in the field. We believe our vehicles will perfectly compliment Hoekstra's portfolio, especially with their increasing focus on electric vehicle solutions. We're eager to work with the entire Hoekstra team to showcase our full range of electric bus solutions to their large base of satisfied customers."