Workhorse Expands Product Offering with Upfit Solutions from Surefitters

CINCINNATI, June 27, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Workhorse Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WKHS) (“Workhorse” or “the Company”), an American technology company focused on pioneering the transition to zero-emission commercial vehicles, announced a new upfit program in partnership with Surefitters, a leader in truck and van upfitting based in Rosemount, MN. Through this partnership, Workhorse will offer a range of upfit options for its medium-duty commercial EVs.

The upfit program with Surefitters offers a ship-thru solution to commercial EV customers, ensuring fleet managers benefit from streamlined quality control, consistent upfitting standards, enhanced convenience, and volume discounts. The partnership launched with 13 pre-configured upfit packages available to Workhorse Dealers, specialized for last-mile delivery and vocational trades for the W56 and W750 step vans. Additionally, full-body packages from ToughLite, CM Truck Beds, and Rugby are included for the W4 CC cab chassis. More options will be added throughout the remainder of 2024 and beyond.

“We are excited to offer our commercial upfit packages for purpose-built Workhorse EV chassis,” said Mark Holman, President of Surefitters. “This partnership is a natural fit, resulting in superior work-ready trucks for customers.”

Josh Anderson, Chief Technology Officer of Workhorse added: “The partnership with Surefitters enables our vehicles to go to market quickly with high-quality, turn-key packages put together by their national network of expert upfitters.”

Workhorse commercial EVs are purpose-built for reliability and performance, featuring advanced battery-electric technology for zero-emission operation and customizable configurations for various industry needs. The collaboration with Surefitters enhances Workhorse's offering by streamlining the upfitting process, ensuring consistent quality, and providing fleet managers with efficient, turn-key solutions. To learn more about upfit packages and get behind the wheel of a Workhorse vehicle visit

About Surefitters
Surefitters, based in Rosemount, MN, is a leading provider of truck and van upfitting solutions. With a focus on delivering high-quality, purpose-built upfit packages, Surefitters serves a wide range of industries and applications, ensuring that each vehicle is work-ready and tailored to meet specific needs. For more information, visit and

About Workhorse Group Inc.
Workhorse is a technology company focused on providing ground-based electric vehicles to the last-mile delivery sector. As an American original equipment manufacturer, we design and build high performance, battery-electric trucks. Workhorse also develops cloud-based, real-time telematics performance monitoring systems that are fully integrated with our vehicles and enable fleet operators to optimize energy and route efficiency. All Workhorse vehicles are designed to make the movement of people and goods more efficient and less harmful to the environment. For additional information visit

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