New Philadelphia, OH. (October 25, 2022) – Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck) is excited to announce the expansion of its offerings with the addition of Battle Motors to its truck inventory.
As part of the partnership, Custom Truck will offer Battle Motor’s full cabover line, including electric trucks, as well as parts and service to the Kansas City, MO market and other cities. The partnership will enable Battle Motors to leverage Custom Truck’s distribution channels and expand its market presence while providing first-class customer service and support on a national level.
“We are excited to expand Custom Truck’s chassis offerings through the addition of Battle Motors,” said Fred Ross, CEO of Custom Truck. “This partnership will allow us to offer electric-powered options to our customers as part of our “one source” offering.”

Increasing Electric Transport

Custom Truck offers a comprehensive range of services to the heavy equipment market. Moreover, the company sells, rents, customizes, remanufactures, and services a diverse range of machinery and assets. The addition of Battle Motors products allows Custom Truck to offer CARB emission compliance solutions for sales and rental customers, better serving the refuse & municipal markets.
Battle Motors is no newcomer to the industry. It’s building upon decades of design and engineering expertise to produce heavy-duty trucks—including a fully electric chassis. Every truck is purpose-built to excel in a multitude of environments and applications, including refuse, recycling, construction, utility, and delivery. In the refuse and recycling space, electric trucks are available in many applications, including rear and automated side-loaders.
“Battle Motors is pleased to aggressively enter the Utility Truck space with the industry leader Custom Truck One Source. We are focused on driving technology and innovation that gives our customers exceptional value, confidence, and performance. Partnering with a leading organization like Custom Truck allows us to step up that mission,” said Michael Patterson, CEO & Chairman of Battle Motors.


Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck) is the first true single-source provider of specialized truck and heavy equipment solutions, offering a vast rental fleet, new and used equipment sales. That’s in addition to aftermarket parts and tooling supply. Not to mention world-class service, customization and remanufacturing, in-house financing solutions and reliable liquidity of aged assets through our auction. Our equipment breadth, seasoned experts, and integrated network of locations across North America together deliver superior service and unmatched efficiency to our customers.
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The founder of Battle Motors is Mike Patterson (2021), the founder of Romeo Power. Moreover, Battle Motors is a leader in the development of electric vehicle (EV) technology. The company acquired commercial vehicle Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). That’s in addition to Crane Carrier Company, LLC (CCC), in 2021. Battle Motors is the leader in the vocational truck industry. It provides work-ready diesel and clean natural gas (CNG). Now, it also provides EV chassis designed and manufactured in North America for the refuse and recycling markets. Battle Motor’s durable, dependable trucks excel in a multitude of applications that now include middle-mile and last-mile delivery. CCC has been manufacturing commercial vehicles for 76 years and is based in New Philadelphia, Ohio. For more information, please visit:  and follow us @BattleMotors

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