New van from LEVC makes European debut in Frankfurt
The new LCV light commercial vehicle from London EV Company (LEVC), has made its European debut in Frankfurt, Germany.
Based on the same architecture and range extender technology as LEVC’s TX Taxi, this second vehicle from LEVC has an electric range of 80 miles and a combined petrol and EV range of 377 miles.
LEVC’s LCV is not just targeting last mile deliveries but ‘distribution to door’ – providing the link between out of town depots and city centres, capable of collecting goods outside of a major city in range extender mode, before switching to EV mode in an urban ultra-low emissions zone.
Full details of the LCV will be revealed closer to its official launch in 2020, but LEVC can reveal that it will target best-in-class total cost of ownership, thanks to savings in fuel and servicing over conventional ICE vans. It will also have durability guaranteed: LEVC has tested the new van to the world’s highest durability standards, adapting its million-mile TaxiDur test for the new light commercial vehicle.
The vehicle will have the latest active safety systems, along with the world’s highest crash safety standards. It will be better for drivers too, benchmarked against premium MPVs on comfort and ergonomics with a cabin designed around the needs of the van driver (and passenger). In addition to this, the LCV will feature the class-leading turning circle synonymous with the iconic black cab.