We would like to present the EV30 all electric van. This was unveiled at the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, The EV30 joins the EV80 in LDV's electric range.
The EV30 is built in China, and will be available in the UK in early 2020. It comes in short and long wheelbase variants, we advise with the 53kWh battery fitted the EV30 will have a maximum range of up to 200 miles on a single charge. Another variant will be fitted with a 35kWh battery will be available this version has an advised driving range of 127 miles. A lithium-ion power pack is used, while fast charging is advised to take as little as 45 minutes, while an AC charge can take 5 hours.
From the outside, the EV30 has a smooth look, while the boxy shape delivers function over form. It has a smooth nose with a charging flap, while its black plastic wheel arch trims break up the vans shape.
The EV30 has an 85kW (114bhp) electric motor fitted which drives the front wheels, while the van has a cargo volume of 5 cubic metres as standard and 6 cubic metres in the long wheelbase model, the long wheelbase variant has been extended by 600mm between the axles. Payloads are 600kg for the short wheelbase and one tonne for the long wheelbase.
When the EV30 is for available sale in the UK, it will come with barn-style rear doors, twin sliding side doors and the option to fit a twin passenger seat.