Global Green Cars G-3 Electric Pickup Truck
In brief: A Kentucky, USA based company produces this 1/2 ton light-duty pickup truck PHEV for the world market.
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Make/Model: Global Green Cars G-3
Manufacturer: Global Green Cars
This light-duty pickup truck is a plug-in electric hybrid (or range-extended hybrid) and betters 100mpg.
The truck has a range of 125 miles, a top speed of 80mph, carries two passengers (plus whomever you can cram into the x-cab), and comes in yellow or white. The bed is configurable with a flatbed, dumper bed, 3-side fold-down, standard pickup bed, or box/refrigerated van.
The G-3 is rated as a 1/2 ton truck and has a small gasoline generator on board for range extension. The li-ion batteries are capable of about a 30 mile range.
Currently, the G-3 is being sold in Asia and is awaiting FMVSS and NHTSA approvals for sale in America. Some parts are imported, but the majority of the truck is built in Kentucky.
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Global Green Cars also produces the G-1, a small, all-electric coupe, and a converted city-electric SUV. The company has been around since the 1990s building prototype electric vehicles.
Photos courtesy of Global Green Cars.
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