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The world's fastest delivery van

By Scott Newman, 04 Aug 2016 News

Electric delivery can slays supercars

The world's fastest delivery van

Meet Edna, the world's fastest delivery van.

It's the work of a company called Atieva, a US technology company that is developing electric powertrain and battery technology with the aim of producing its own car.

Its test mule is a nondescript Mercedes Vito stuffed with two electric motors and a battery capable of storing 87kWh of energy and outputting over 670kW.

The figures are no idle boast, with Edna now having dispatched 0-97km/h (0-60mph) in just 2.94sec and completing the quarter mile in 11.3sec at 188km/h.

Perfect for the tradie in a big hurry.