September 29, 2023

LDV is severe about main the electrical gentle industrial car market in Australia inside two years, and the eDeliver 7 van will play a key position.

Due right here both late in 2023 or early in 2024, the eDeliver 7 will supply a 77kWh battery. Relying on the variant, this gives as much as 370km of vary on the WLTP cycle.

An extended-range 88kWh battery can also be coming, providing an additional 32-48km of vary.

The eDeliver 7 will be charged utilizing AC or DC energy, with the 77kWh battery providing a charging charge of 90kW.

The electrical van has a 150kW/330Nm front-mounted electrical motor.

LDV’s new Toyota HiAce rival can even supply the choice of a diesel powertrain like its present G10 and V80 fashions, with extra particulars on timing coming in 2024. The corporate has beforehand confirmed it would launch new autos in electrical guise first, and with combustion energy second.

The diesel counterpart to the eDeliver 7 is called the V70 in China, and comes with a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine out there in each 125kW/320Nm and 150kW/375Nm tunes.

The eDeliver 7 shall be out there in Australia with short- and mid-wheelbase our bodies with a regular roof, and a mid-wheelbase excessive roof mannequin. LDV hasn’t confirmed the associated individuals mover variant for our market, nonetheless.

LDV additionally guarantees the eDeliver 7 has been priced to make it “accessible to many, many extra” Australian companies.

All fashions will include a set of energetic security and driver help options, in addition to a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system.

LDV has developed new infotainment software program that may combine each Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Out there security gear in China consists of autonomous emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, lane-keep help, a surround-view digicam and visitors signal recognition.

The eDeliver 7 slots in beneath the eDeliver 9, measuring 5364mm lengthy, 2030mm huge, 1990mm tall on a 3366mm wheelbase. That’s across the measurement of a Ford Transit Customized, which can acquire an electrical variant in Australia throughout 2024.

Specs for the UK-market eDeliver 7 checklist a braked towing capability of 1500kg and a payload of between 1025kg and 1200kg, relying on the variant.

The eDeliver 7 measures 4998mm lengthy, 2030mm huge and 1990mm tall on a 3000mm wheelbase. The extended-length model is 5364mm lengthy on a 3366mm wheelbase.

Cargo quantity is 5.9m3 in normal guise, 6.7m3 with the longer wheelbase, and eight.7m3 in lengthy wheelbase guise with the excessive roof.

Whereas the eDeliver 7/V70 appear to be direct replacements for the G10 and historical V80, LDV hasn’t confirmed these older vans shall be dropped in favour of the brand new ones.