“Keeping people safe and healthy” – This invaluable mission drives our mining customers. Enabling this mission is Artisan’s top priority.  These are not idle words uttered at board meetings.  They reflect a guiding principle that manifests in sustainability programs and health and safety initiatives.  Often these noble efforts are funded by the mining company’s profits.  But now, Artisan has enabled something extraordinary.  Major mining companies throughout the world are implementing Artisan’s battery powered zero emission underground vehicles to improve the health of their employees while simultaneously increasing production, revenue, and net income.

“Our customers’ efforts to reduce diesel emissions underground not only provide a healthier work environment, but also increase production output and reduce cooling and ventilation costs.” said Mike Kasaba, CEO of Artisan Vehicles.  “Serving this honorable mission to improve the health of employees while simultaneously increasing the company’s production is a dream worth fighting for.  As we enable more success stories for our customers, we will see an even more rapid industry-wide switch to battery powered equipment.  As I’ve said before, diesel’s days underground are numbered and Artisan is committed to accelerating its demise”.

Based in California, the heart of electric vehicle technology, Artisan Vehicles is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of zero emission battery powered mining vehicles.  Its core technology is its proprietary battery packs, electric motors, power electronics, software and control systems.  Artisan’s underground mining machines are designed from the ground up around these high powered, highly reliable, field proven battery electric powertrains.  

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