Envirotech Vehicles joins ASPIRE Center Industry and Innovation Board

07/14/2021— (July 14, 2021) The ASPIRE Center is pleased to announce the addition of Envirotech Vehicles, Inc. as its newest member of the Center’s Industry and Innovation Board.

Envirotech Vehicles, Inc. is a provider of purpose-built, zero-emission electric vehicles focused on reducing the total cost of vehicle ownership and helping fleet operators unlock the benefits of electric transportation technology solutions. The company serves commercial and last-mile fleets, school districts, public and private transportation service companies and colleges and universities to meet the increasing demand for heavy duty electric vehicles. Its vehicles address the challenges of traditional fuel price cost instability and local, state and federal environmental regulatory compliance.

Envirotech’s EVT label electric logistics van.

“The ASPIRE Center is thrilled to have Envirotech Vehicles join the ASPIRE Engineering Research Center,” said David Christensen, ASPIRE Center Innovation Director. “We’re impressed with the Envirotech Vehicles team and products. They demonstrate leadership in delivering medium duty electric vehicles that are ready to put into service, and we anticipate that our collaboration will further move the needle in this growing important sector.”

“ASPIRE is doing groundbreaking work to further the reach of electrification and charging infrastructure for all vehicle classes and we’re pleased to support their efforts as an industry member for the organization. As a provider of purpose-built electric vehicles, with a specific focus on light to heavy-duty commercial fleets, we look forward to this opportunity to work with other industry leaders, bringing our experience and perspective to assist a broader transition to the adoption of electric vehicles particularly for industrial use,” said Envirotech Vehicles’ CEO Phillip Oldridge.


ASPIRE is the NSF-funded Engineering Research Center taking on the nation’s electrified transportation challenges. ASPIRE develops solutions to facilitate the widespread electrification and charging infrastructure for all vehicle classes with the goal of improving air quality and creating more equitable transportation and electric utility infrastructure. ASPIRE’s efforts will help reduce and stabilize transportation costs and create inclusive pathways to develop a diverse engineering workforce prepared to support cross-industry transformations.

Writer(s): David Christensen

Contact(s): David Christensen, david.christensen@usu.edu