Battery-electric, zero-emission sport utility truck cruises fully loaded at highway speeds
Fleet operators looking for alternative-fuel vehicles will find the earth-friendly Phoenix sport utility truck (SUT) both powerful and practical. SUT exceeds all specifications for a Type III zero-emission vehicle. Its Altairnano non-toxic lithium titanate battery pack system delivers more than 100 miles on a single 10-minute charge, with battery life of 250,000 miles. Provides 590 ft. lbs. of torque and 268 hp for acceleration from zero to 60 mph in 10 seconds. Travels at highway speeds up to 95 mph, carrying four passengers and a 1,000-lb. payload. Features include: regenerative braking: 120.5-in. wheelbase; 6-hour onboard charger from 220-volt plug-in; 10-minute off-board charger (to 95% power); dual front driver/passenger airbags; side-door impact bars; seat belts; and backup warning system. Mid-sized four-door pickup is available in red, blue, white, silver, black or gray. Phoenix Motorcars, Ontario, Calif.