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The CMC Commemorates our Client, Zeus Electric Chassis, on First Commercial Transaction with SMUD

The CMC Commemorates our Client, Zeus Electric Chassis, on Their First Commercial Transaction in Partnership with CMC Member SMUD

At the CMC Showcase ’22, the CMC was proud to work with CMC Client Zeus Electric Chassis Inc. (Zeus) to unveil their first production vehicle, #SO-00001, built for their very first customer, CMC Member SMUD.

Zeus has been a CMC Client since March 2021, utilizing the CMC ecosystem for help accelerating their business model. By reducing friction points and creating an environment for early-stage companies to get advice on their commercialization journey, the CMC has built something unlike anything else. Zeus has actively worked with our ecosystem since joining, including several of our Preferred Service Providers: California Strategies for help with navigating the legislative complexities of working in California, EnerTech Capital for mentoring on how to present themselves to the venture capital world, and E Source for technology evaluation.

Arlen Orchard proudly welcomes Zeus and SMUD representatives to the stage at the CMC Showcase ‘22

This all-electric flatbed stake truck, the first of 5 different types of work trucks being built for a 6-month pilot program with SMUD, was first unveiled for press at a special behind-the-scenes media tour on March 17 before the Ramp-up Factory doors opened for the CMC Showcase ‘22. This was the first time the CMC has opened our doors to the public since our operational launch last year. Showcase attendees were then given the grand reveal at the culmination of the event and were welcomed to approach the truck for a closer look.