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Workhorse N-Gen Electric Van unveiled

New last-mile electric delivery van being tested

Workhorse Group Electric N-Gen Van

We’ve been covering the developments of the Workhorse Group in recent times as the electric delivery vehicle gains traction in the U.S.

Now comes a new last-mile delivery vehicle that looks set to make some big inroads in the industry.

Related: Significant orders for Workhorse Group electric pick-up

Known as the N-Gen electric van, the new vehicle is now undergoing testing with a view to being available to operators, particularly those delivering parcels to homes, in the not too distant future.

But we haven’t yet mentioned the vans biggest party truck yet – it also incorporates its own delivery drone.

Known as the HorseFly Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Package Delivery System, the carbon-fibre octocopter drone launches from the roof of the van and delivers packages weighing up to 4.5kg, to destinations within the driver’s line of sight.

Workhorse Groupe N-Gen Electric Van Key Data:

  • Features a lightweight composite body
  • Anticipated range of 160km on a single charge
  • Optional (BMW-supplied) range extender
  • Ultra-low floor and high roof height maximize cargo space,
  • Built-in Workhorse Metron telematics system

“The new N-Gen platform represents a new day for last-mile delivery,” said Stephen Burns, CEO of Workhorse.

“With agreements now in place to test and operate N-Gen vehicles in several cities across the United States, Workhorse continues to be on the front edge of transformative innovation in the commercial transportation sector.”

We will bring you more details on the Workhorse Groupe N-Gen Electric Van as further info comes to hand.

Related: Workhorse Group reports stunning delivery truck fuel economy

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