BrightDrop opens its first point of sale in Fontana, California
Today, BrightDrop announced the opening of its first dealership, BrightDrop Greater Los Angeles in Fontana, Calif., Marking a further step towards commercializing the Company’s light-electric utility vehicles (eLCVs) for integration into the fleets of customers before the end of the year.
“BrightDrop aims to be a one-stop-shop for our clients,” said Travis Katz, President and CEO of BrightDrop. “End-to-end, we provide solutions for almost every aspect of the delivery journey and establishing our first dealership is a major piece of this puzzle. BrightDrop dealers will support fleet operators in their electrification journey, providing them with expertise and service in electric vehicles. “
BrightDrop’s all-electric ecosystem of products, software and services is designed to help optimize productivity, reduce costs, and reduce emissions and traffic congestion. BrightDrop Resellers are available to help fleet customers order, fit out and maintain their specially designed electric delivery vehicles.
BrightDrop Greater Los Angeles is operated by Mike Caposio, one of the major dealers. Caposio and its management team bring over 150 years of automotive and commercial fleet experience to BrightDrop’s electric vehicle customers. It also operates Caposio Buick GMC and Rotolo Chevrolet, the largest Chevrolet dealership in California and recipient of the 2020 Chevy Dealer of the Year award.
“We are honored to have been selected as the very first BrightDrop dealer,” said Caposio. “They have a portfolio of world-class electric delivery vans and share my goal of serving the fleet customer. I believe the era of fully electric fleets has arrived and I am committed to helping modernize America’s delivery fleets.
“Mike’s forward-thinking focus on serving fleet customers fits perfectly with BrightDrop’s mission to help fleet operators make a seamless transition to a fully electric future,” said Scott Young, vice-president. president of BrightDrop of vehicle distribution.
BrightDrop plans to continue building a small, targeted dealer network capable of serving fleet customers across the United States.
Luminous Drop is a new company that is reinventing the commercial delivery and logistics industry for a fully electric future. Its portfolio of electric vehicles, smart containers and software is designed to decarbonize last mile deliveries and reduce congestion for a smarter, more sustainable future. BrightDrop is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors. For more information, visit gobrightdrop.com.