Updated on August 20, 2019

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Created on July 6, 2017

Limo GT

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Limo GT is an electric tuk tuk designed to give happy driving experiences while creating a cleaner and greener environment.

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Product Description

Limo GT is a three-wheeled motorized vehicle commonly used as a taxi. It is propelled by an electric motor that is powered by a battery pack. The battery pack is charged through a solar array on the roof of the vehicle. The array acts as a supplementary power source, extending the range of the vehicle.  The battery system can also be recharged via connection to a conventional power grid.

It is distributed by Tuk Tuk Factory through a number of local distributors in different countries. The product is currently commercialized.

Market Suggested Retail Price

$25,900.00

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Manufacturing/Building Method

Limo GT is manufactured by Tuk Tuk Factory in Netherlands with a capacity of more than 60 per month.

Intellectural Property Type

Trade Secret

User Provision Model

Distributions to Date Status

Design Specifications

Limo GT is 100% electric that can run on both Lead-Acid and Li-ion batteries at a maximum speed of 45 Km/hour, with mileages 80 and 100 Km respectively. It has relatively low maintenance costs with no sound from the engine.

Technical Support

  • Company provides warranty plans that customers can utilize in case of any product issues.
  • User manual & Maintenance Guide and workshop manual are  provided by the manufacturer. The user has to create an account to be able to access these files.
  • Technical support can be reached through the manufacturer.

Replacement Components

Available at local vehicle spare parts shops or through contacting the service department.

Lifecycle

Unknown

Vetted Performance Status

Unknown

Safety

Unknown

Complementary Technical Systems

Conventional power grid for recharging as necessary

Academic Research and References

Vermaak, H., Kusakana, K., 2014, Design of a photovoltaic–wind charging station for small electric Tuk–Tuk in D.R. Congo, Renewable Energy, 67, pp. 40-45

Bokopane L., Kusakana K., Vermaak H. J., 2014, Hybrid System Configurations and Charging Strategies for Isolated Electric Tuk-Tuk Charging Station in South Africa, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 8(11)

Bokopane L., Kusakana K., Vermaak H. J., 2015, Optimal energy management of an isolated electric Tuk-Tuk charging station powered by hybrid renewable systems, International Conference on the Domestic Use of Energy (DUE)

Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal, Role of Government, private sector and civic society in promoting battery operated electric three-wheelers in Kathmandu, Nepal, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Kitakyushu Office

Rahim, A., Joardder, M., Houque, N. , Rahman, M., & Sumon, N., 2013, Socio-economic & environmental impacts of battery driven auto rickshaw at Rajshahi city in Bangladesh, In International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering 2012, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Compliance with regulations

Limo GT is approved by European (WVTA), USA (DOT) and many other markets. (This data is included in the brochures)

Other Information

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