Updated on September 11, 2020


Created on July 22, 2017

OX Truck

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OX Truck is an all-terrain vehicle designed for underserved communities.

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Product Description

OX Truck is an all-terrain vehicle designed for transporting containers. The vehicle can be ‘flat-packed’ to reduce importation costs by increasing the units per container.

Three prototypes have been developed and Ox Truck is now in partnership with Shell to begin pre-production. Ox Truck has additionally commissioned a vehicle in India for demonstration and validation purposes.

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Manufacturing/Building Method

Intellectural Property Type

Patent Protected

User Provision Model

Unknown, still in prototype phase

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Design Specifications

The OX truck is designed to carry up to 1,900 kg and with a load area volume of up to 8.87 cubic meters. It can handle most terrains, with a power train ground clearance of 250 m and chassis ground clearance of 400 m. It is flat-packed and this allows packing of up to 6 vehicles in a single container. It is powered by a 2 L, 4 cylinder, 16 valve diesel engine linked to a 5-speed manual gear-box, with a  top speed of  around 75 mph and an acceleration from rest to 60 mph capable of producing 385 Nm torque and a power output of 100 hp.

Technical Support

Provided by a trained general technician.

Replacement Components

Available by import. Interchangeable body panels mean lower spare parts count to stock. The OX's body panels are made from composite wood which is locally available and hence can be easily replaced.Interview with representative


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Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Manufacturer does not have a specific performance target but aims to get as many units as possible to communities in AfricaInterview with representative

Vetted Performance Status

  • The OX-truck has undergone durability and reliability trials at the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire, UK and at the IDIADA Test Facility in Catalonia, Spain.
  • Hot weather testing was undertaken at the IDIADA Test Facility and across rural and off-road terrain in Catalonia, Spain.


No known safety hazards are related to this product

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Compliance with regulations


Other Information

The manufacturers of the OX-truck have successfully raised final funding for production and one of their crowdfunding campaigns can be found here. More information regarding the vehicle can be found here.

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