Workhorse automotive companies will build an electric-powered double cabin pickup truck by the code name 'W-15,' which will be built as a light transport vehicle by using the same platform as the freight cars Workhorse E-Gen.
The electrical system that will be used by this car is the BMW i3 technology but the power produced by the car is much higher than the BMW's city car. While the battery itself uses the Panasonic products.
|Rendered image of Workhorse W-15 electric-powered pickup truck concept. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1faeiG)|
CEO of Workhorse Steve Burns said that W-15 will be the first electric-powered double cabin pickup in America. This car was not a result of the conversion of conventional combustion engines, but was built from the beginning has been to use pure electric power.
As quoted from Motor1 on Friday, November 11, 2016, Burns said further, "We feel the ability of the combination of the Panasonic batteries and on-board generator pretty good. The car will provide better performance than a transport vehicle.".
|Rear view of Workhorse W-15 electric-powered pickup truck concept. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1faeiG)|
The design drawings released by the Workhorse showed that the W-15 has a stocky body and strong. It can be seen on the firm and rigid lines that are characteristic of American pickup truck is clearly visible on the eco-friendly car.
|Detailed images of Workhorse W-15 electric-powered pickup truck concept. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1faeiG)|
The company not mention in detail the specifications and technical data of the car. Only promised the Workhorse W-15 will be strengthened with a 60 kW electric motors that can generate the power up to 268 hp and a maximum torque of 2,196 nm as well as can cover a distance of 130 kilometers when the battery is fully charged. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | WORKHORSE | MOTOR1]
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