Lviv concern Electron began producing trucks

The exhibition CommunTech 2012 Lviv concern Electronics introduced its new development — the light-duty vehicle Electron. A compact size (from 4,4 x 2,4 m), it has a capacity of 130-140 liters. s. and carrying capacity of 1.5-2.5 t model is equipped with all-wheel drive and is equipped with both petrol and diesel engine.

According to the Kommersant-Ukraina in the article "Electron" took the wheel ", the new car is based on the model UAZ 3303. Lviv made frame and cab, gearbox, front and rear axles are purchased at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant and the engines — at ZMZ .

Now released about ten machines and facilities allow them to increase production to 150 units a year. The estimated cost of the car — $ 20-40 thousand depending on the configuration. The investment amounted to more than 10 million USD., And pay back their plans for three to four years.

The electronic say that the truck was designed for the needs of municipalities. "The idea for such a vehicle turned up a few years ago, when in the course of communication with the city authorities revealed that they need small trucks. Our car is twice cheaper than European counterparts," — says the head of the melting Electron Yuri Bubes.

Electron allows up to 50 different mounted units — such as street cleaning, garbage removal or repair of roads. According to Mr. Bubesa, the first users of the car are likely to be the authorities of Lviv, which reached a preliminary agreement for the supply of eight to ten cars. Negotiations are still with five to seven clients.

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