A new electrical minibus will be displayed by GAZ Group
GAZ Group will display for the first time a new electric minibus at COMTRANS exhibition which will be held in September in Crocus Expo.
GAZ Group, the largest manufacturer of commercial transport in Russia, will participate in the COMTRANS International Commercial Vehicle Show which will be held in September in Crocus Expo.
GAZ Group» developed the unified platform for electric versions of GAZelle Next commercial vehicles. Dropside trucks, vans and minibuses can be manufactured based on a single platform. Currently the company has already manufactured three prototypes of electric vehicles; another one will be presented in September at COMTRANS 2017 commercial vehicles exhibition in Moscow.
Capacity of the electric vehicle based on GAZelle Next is 1500 kg. The vehicle is equipped with the engine power of 90 kW (122.3 HP) with gear of own design. The maximum speed of the electric version -100 km/h, cruising range with one charge is 120 km.
Expansion of the model line-up of GAZ electric vehicles will be carried out after the development of component base – both own and joint with partners, which are not yet known.
Vehicles produced by GAZ Group are sold through extensive dealership network operating in the territory of Russia, CIS countries, and far-abroad countries. GAZ Group is Russia's largest manufacturer of buses and coaches of all classes and types, powered by various fuels (diesel, gasoline, natural gas, electricity) and complying with Euro-4, Euro-5 and EEV environmental standards.
Dmitry Medvedev, Prime minister of the Russian Federation, has signed earlier in July has signed the resolution on change of traffic regulations: in particular, the terms "electric vehicle" and "hybrid car" and also the corresponding road signs and marking are entered.
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