EarthCruiser USA Introduces CORE (Commander Off Road Equipment) Expedition Vehicles to Commercial Markets at Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show

EarthCruiser USA Introduces CORE (Commander Off Road Equipment) Expedition Vehicles to Commercial Markets at Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show

Four-wheel drive expedition-ready chassis maintains highest standards of EPA certification and brake testing; Ideal for remote service, disaster and emergency response, DIY

Las Vegas, NV -- SEMA SHOW (Booth #57231; West Hall) -- November 2, 2021 -- EarthCruiser, a globally recognized brand behind the most accomplished 4x4 expedition vehicles available in the world, is introducing CORE (Commander Off Road Equipment) Vehicles, a division of EarthCruiser USA, created to meet the growing demand of high-performing 4X4 chassis for commercial use, to the commercial market at Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. The first product available is a production V8 cab over chassis, upfitted with CORE’s proprietary, industry-tested four-wheel drive system, available now.

Visitors to SEMA can find CORE Vehicles in EarthCruiser booth #57231 located in SEMA’s Overland Experience inside the West Hall. Attendees looking to experience EarthCruiser’s iconic expedition vehicles will find the Dual Cab EXP as a featured vehicle in partner, Toyo Tires, booth (#84160).

“We are seeing incredible traction for our CORE 4x4 cab over chassis and the SEMA show is the ideal environment to showcase this product to a wide audience looking for a highly capable platform for everything from overlanding to a wide range of commercial applications” says Lance Gillies, EarthCruiser/CORE Founder/CEO.

CORE Vehicles addresses a gap in the market for high-performing 4X4 chassis for commercial and DIY overland vehicle-builder applications, and brought the foundational prowess of our EXP and FX models to a fully chassis system.

“EarthCruiser is the undisputed leader in cab-over vehicle design in the USA. Integrating our technology into commercial applications is something we’ve talked about for a long time. We value our roots in the recreation industry and want to use our collective experience and the knowledge we’ve gained over the past decades to help and serve others in a way traditional recreation vehicles can’t,” said Chad Knight, Chief Operating Officer of EarthCruiser and CORE Vehicles. “There is great need for a production four-wheel drive cab over chassis in the commercial and government sectors, and our experience puts us in a unique position to rise to this challenge.”

EarthCruiser’s custom-built CORE Commander chassis are designed to withstand an unparalleled range of environments and situations. With this platform, we can provide wildland firefighters with a revolutionary quick response vehicle, delivering needed medical goods and services to the most remote regions across the globe. CORE provides first responders, EMS and the civil sector with an unparalleled chassis to serve the most demanding missions.

CORE Platform

CORE products come from years of travel, field testing and engineering with more than two decades experience building expedition vehicles. The CORE Chassis are one-of-a-kind and designed and tested for the US market, and applicable globally. CORE’s proprietary four-wheel drive system is available on the Isuzu NPR models available now.

CORE Chassis are put through extensive testing to meet rigorous standards, ensuring all platforms are fully FMVSS/DOT compliant, including a full brake system certification, conducted by one of the top independent automotive test laboratories in the country. Fuel system and exhaust routing are designed to ensure the truck also stays in compliance with EPA and other standards.

Commercial Uses

Interested parties in commercial application can purchase a CORE Chassis directly to build upon themselves or work with EarthCruiser and to create a custom configuration to meet their unique mission requirements including: Forest service, Homeland Security, fish and game, remote/mobile medicine and disaster relief situations.

CORE commercial models provide shelter and support in a range of critical ways, and can be outfitted with a variety of systems including a top-grade water filtration system and solar power generation, both necessities for extended excursions through remote areas. Potential commercial applications include:
Remote terrain High axle rescue
UAV launch and recovery systems
Delivering mobile shelter units to remote locations
Wildland firefighting
Foreign governments (natural disasters) - easily shipped anywhere in the world and operate effectively out of the box vs most domestic build products
Mobile Command and control stations
Homeland security/Customs and border patrol

DIY Market
Additionally, there is a robust DIY market as people seek to build their dream expedition vehicle. This trend is evident in the explosion of DIY vans, school buses, and old trucks that are becoming new home-bases for adventure seekers and digital nomads. This chassis system, which was designed to take the legendary EarthCruiser EXP and FX to all corners of the globe, can now be purchased and incorporated into the world’s best DIY vehicles.
The CORE Chassis platform is unlike any other offering available for the personal-use market -- it’s rigorously tested, infused with proprietary components, street legal, and meets required certifications and standards, something a pieced-together chassis can’t deliver. If you are looking to create your own expedition vehicle, and need a rugged and proven platform, look no further than CORE Vehicles.
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About EarthCruiser
EarthCruiser USA ( designs, engineers and manufactures the world's most accomplished overland adventure vehicles based in gorgeous Bend, Oregon. We are a company built on integrity and the pursuit of relentless quality and innovation in everything we do which is reflected in our world-class products.

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