The 16-tonne Pure Electric Truck is equipped with a high-efficiency Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) and high-capacity battery pack for long range driving. The integrated motor controller and modular battery pack can be adjusted for different driving ranges and road gradients commonly seen in Hong Kong and mainland China.
The exhaust emission of diesel trucks has been affecting the air quality of Hong Kong. This first 16-tonne Pure Electric Truck in Hong Kong provides a zero-emission transportation solution for the recycling industry.
Automotive Platforms and Application Systems (APAS) R&D Centre was established in 2006 by the Innovation and Technology Commission of HKSAR Government and hosted by the Hong Kong Productivity Council. The Centre undertakes R&D programmes as well as commercialising R&D results in collaboration with industry, universities and technology institutes for the development of the APAS technology. Since its establishment, APAS R&D Centre has carried out over 100 R&D projects and focus on 3 R&D areas, Green Transportation, Smart Mobility and Intelligent Systems. To facilitate greater synergy and further enhance cost effectiveness, APAS is form part of the Hong Kong Productivity Council with effect from 1 Nov 2012.