Canoo Contracts with Prime Time Shuttle for Up to 550 Electric Vehicles
Luxury and airport transportation service will purchase vehicles over multiple years, enhance sustainable fleet
JUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Canoo Inc. (Nasdaq: GOEV), a leading high-tech mobility company, today announced a contract with Los Angeles-based Prime Time Shuttle for the purchase of up to 550 electric vehicles.
Prime Time Shuttle will purchase the Lifestyle Vehicle (LV) Premium model vehicles over multiple years, adding to its fleet of luxury vehicles and airport transportation shuttles that service the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
"As a pioneer and leader in the luxury and airport transportation niche, we have experience serving passengers and providing value to both our clients and the industry," said Rattan Joea, CEO of Prime Time Shuttle. "We're practitioners of sustainability and have a separate fleet of sustainable vehicles, so Canoo's LVs fit nicely into our vision of providing differentiated experiences to our clients."
Prime Time Shuttle operates in 34 states and has had more than 50 million customers and riders since starting in 1984. The company will use Canoo vehicles as shuttles in the Los Angeles area, with long term plans of integrating EVs to Prime Time markets outside of California.
"Canoo is passionate about delivering a zero-carbon economy that benefits the environment and communities everywhere," said Tony Aquila, Investor, Executive Chairman and CEO of Canoo. "We applaud the state of California for their disciplined approach to zero emissions. I am proud of our sales team for opening a new market for us, and I look forward to the partnership with Prime Time Shuttle."
Canoo's mission is to bring EVs to Everyone. The company has developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with their pioneering technologies, unique design, and business model that spans multiple owners across the full lifecycle of the vehicle. Canoo designed a modular electric platform that is purpose-built to maximize the vehicle interior space and is customizable for all owners in the vehicle lifecycle, to support a wide range of business and consumer applications.
About Prime Time Shuttle
First Class Transportation, LLC dba Prime Time Shuttle pioneered the ride-share; ride-hailing transportation service industry in the greater Los Angeles area starting back in 1984. Since 1984, Prime Time Shuttle has serviced more than 50 million passengers delivering both express and luxury Black Car service and private van services. Serving all of Southern California along with 80+ airports throughout the U.S. and abroad, they continue to innovate and adapt to an ever-changing demographic of customer and demand. PRIME TIME SHUTTLE is licensed by the California Public Utilities Commission: First Class Transportation Svc operates under the authority of the California Public Utilities Commission: PSC 16462
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Released November 16, 2023