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Havelaar Bison electric ute revealed in Canada

08 Jun 2017 News

Havelaar Bison ute 1

All-electric ute with 300km range unveiled in Canada.

HAVELAAR recently unveiled the Bison all-electric ute, at the eighth annual EV/VÉ Conference and Trade Show.

Who… what… where? Havelaar is a multi-national corporation with operations in Netherlands, China and Canada, and the business emphasises the importance of advancing technology and, at the same time, protecting the environment.

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In its own words: “At Havelaar we seek to distinguish ourselves from many other traditional automotive manufacturers by emphasising our social and environmental responsibilities in advocating for a sustainable transportation future.”

This focus led to the development of the Bison, which has been developed and tested in Canada.

According to Havelaar, the all-wheel drive, dual-motor Bison is capable off the bitumen and is “built for severe weather conditions”.

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The Bison is made utilising a carbon-fibre-reinforced steel space frame, and is claimed to have class-leading torsional stiffness.

With 1.3m³ of exterior cargo space and 0.51m³ of lockable storage, there’s also plenty of room for a not-too-remote holiday.

The pollutant- and emissions-free Bison was unveiled at the EV/VÉ Conference and Trade Show, a national event for electric vehicles. The theme for 2017 was Smart e-Mobility.

The E-Pickup is said to be capable of covering more than 300km on a single charge, but don’t expect any to come to Australia.