EV Startup Solar Taxi Launches SolarCargo For Heavy Duty Logistics


Aug. 28, 2021, 2:03 p.m.

Solar Taxi is making significant strides in the Ghanaian EV market. Not long after the startup partnered with ecommerce giant Jumia, Solar Taxi launched a new delivery service called SolarCargo.

SolarCargo uses the Skywell D07 electric van to perform heavy logistics duty. The Skywell D07 has a 40.3 kWh battery delivering a range of 250 km/ 156 miles (NEDC), according to Wattev2Buy. Skywell also guarantees the battery pack of the D07 for 5 years or 200,000 km / 125,000 miles. The Skywell D07’s drivetrain produces 70 kW (94 hp) of power, and 230 Nm of torque. It has a top speed of 100 km/h.

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Electric vans with a 200 km range or more are now more accessible and will be a gamechanger in the logistics industry as well as the passenger shuttle service. It is really good that SolarTaxi prioritizes solar as its main source of electricity to offset CO2 emissions.

The SolarCargo is up for sales as well.


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