UNC Charlotte Places Second Fleet Order for Mullen EV Cargo Vans for University Campus Use

Starting on May 1, 2023, UNC Charlotte will begin taking delivery of an additional 8 Mullen EV cargo vans. This is the second vehicle order for UNC Charlotte, with a total of 15 vehicles to be utilized across the university’s campus. Vehicle orders are fulfilled through Randy Marion Automotive, a distributor of Mullen’s commercial EVs.

BREA, Calif., May 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via IBN — Mullen Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: MULN) (“Mullen” or the “Company”), an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, today announces a second order of eight EV cargo vans purchased by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (“UNC Charlotte”), which will begin taking delivery of the EV cargo vans on May 1, 2023, with vehicle order fulfillment by Randy Marion Automotive Group.

UNC Charlotte has now purchased a total of 15 Campus EV cargo vans, with fulfillment of UNC’s second order commencing on May 1, 2023. UNC’s first order of seven Mullen EV cargo vans was delivered in March of 2023.

UNC Charlotte, North Carolina’s urban research university, founded in 1946, purchased the Mullen EV cargo vans for use across its 1,000-acre Charlotte campus, and more than 29,500 students. The EV cargo vans are being used for a variety of university use cases, including campus delivery and facility services.  

“We are very impressed with the first set of Mullen EV vans for our on-campus use,” said T.J. Woods, the university’s transportation, warehouse and logistics manager. “Ordering additional Mullen EV cargo vans makes perfect sense for us. There’s a lower cost of ownership, no messy fill-ups, tail pipe exhaust or disruptive vehicle idling sounds to impact our daily campus life. Mullen Campus EVs are also great to highlight to our students, as it shows we can all make a difference in lowering our overall carbon footprint.”  

“Offering college campuses a low-cost acquisition that allows schools to reduce their operating costs, reduce their maintenance and reduce their CO2 emissions is an ideal use case for our EV cargo vans,” said John Schwegman, chief commercial officer, Mullen Automotive.

“It’s exciting to see UNC grow their EV fleet business with us. Our EVs are a perfect fit for university use, and Charlotte is at the forefront of implementing EVs into their daily campus life,” said David Michery, CEO and chairman of Mullen Automotive.

With 186 miles of range, the Mullen Campus EV cargo van is a highly efficient electric van designed for closed campus use. The Campus Delivery Van has all the same DNA as the Mullen ONE Class 1 EV cargo van but was purpose-built to be an ideal delivery solution for micro-environments. Learn more today at MullenUSA.com

About Mullen
Mullen Automotive (NASDAQ: MULN) is a Southern California-based automotive company building the next generation of electric vehicles (“EVs”) that will be manufactured in its two United States-based assembly plants. Mullen’s EV development portfolio includes the Mullen FIVE EV Crossover, Mullen-GO Commercial Urban Delivery EV, Mullen Commercial Class 1-3 EVs and Bollinger Motors, which features both the B1 and B2 electric SUV trucks and Class 4-6 commercial offerings. On Sept. 7, 2022, Bollinger Motors became a majority-owned EV truck company of Mullen Automotive, and on Dec. 1, 2022, Mullen closed on the acquisition of all of Electric Last Mile Solutions’ (“ELMS”) assets, including all IP and a 650,000-square-foot plant in Mishawaka, Indiana.

To learn more about the Company, visit www.MullenUSA.com.

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