Opel is expanding the range of models of its zero-emission Rocks-e light vehicle with an innovative delivery variant.
Opel is expanding the range of models of its zero-emission Rocks-e light vehicle with an innovative delivery variant. The Rocks-e KARGO, at only 2.41 meters long, 1.39 meters wide, and 1.52 meters tall, provides professionals with much more than 400 liters of adjustable delivery volume. With a rotating circle of just 7.20 m, the quadricycle can maneuver through even the tightest of alleys. Along with the battery-powered driving distance of up to 75 kilometers (WLTP), this helps make the German automobile manufacturer’s Sustainable Urban Mobility (SUM) vehicle perfect for transporting packages such as parcels, pizza, or medicines, particularly in urban areas. The Rocks-e KARGO will be available to order in Germany and the Netherlands later this year, with additional markets to follow.
- The Rocks-e KARGO is a new light source delivery vehicle that emits no emissions.
- The rechargeable batteries SUM would go where neither LCV has gone before.
- Delivers parcels, pizza, and other items, more than 400 liters of delivery volume, 140 kg payload.
Rather than the standard Rocks-e two-passenger seater’s seat, the Rocks-e KARGO has a modular cargo compartment detached from the pilot’s cockpit by a vertical wall. Nonetheless, the operator has the same amount of space and traveling pleasure as the traveler’s version. Drivers can gain access to the loading bay through the passenger side door straightforwardly from their lap. The linear cover above the capacity compartment purely rolls up toward the latter’s window. The cover can be pulled upwards if items are separated through the open passenger door. Whenever the cover is linear again in its anchorage, it can access available to 40 kilograms and also functions as a functional desk with a non-slip work surface. There is space for a delivery note and clipboard in A4 format and a laptop or tablet, thanks to precisely shaped recesses. Another fold-away storage compartment for smaller objects such as sunglasses, calendars, or pens is slightly elevated behind it and easily accessible.
The electric motor of the Opel Rocks-e KARGO, like the passenger version, produces 6 kW/8 hp of continuous power, with a peak power of 9 kW/12 hp, for instance, when speeding up. An AC residential socket can fully refill the 5.5 kWh battery in about four hours. The charging wire is completely housed in the vehicle and is simply pulled out of another passenger door when needed. Opel provides a charging adapter for use at public charging stations.
Later this year, the new Opel Rocks-e KARGO will join the Opel SUM family. More information on pricing and ordering will be available soon.