Lightning Systems

Lightning Systems is a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains. The company. designs and manufacturers zero emission all-electric powertrains for commercial fleets – from Class 3 Ford Transit vans to Class 6 work trucks and all the way to the largest city buses.

Lightning’s products improve a fleet’s operating costs and safety and make sure they are driving the cleanest and most advanced technology available.

Lightning Systems was founded in 2008 and is based in Loveland, Colorado.


The Lightning products include elegantly integrated all-electric powertrains for the Ford Transit 350HD passenger and cargo vans, Ford E-450 shuttle bus and cutaway models, Ford F-59 step/food van, Ford F-550 cargo trucks and buses, Chevrolet 6500XD Low Cab Forward model, and 30-foot, 35-foot, and 40-foot transit buses.


Lightning Systems is backed by BP Ventures and Cupola Infrastructure Income Fund, LLLP., DHI, Aravaipa and others. The company raised $41M in equity, debt, and working capital line funding on Dec 04, 2019. This brings Lightning Systems' total funding to $50.1M to date.



  • Year founded: 2008
  • Funding Info: $50.1M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Equity, Debt and Working Capital)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Loveland
  • State: Colorado
  • Country: United States
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