LDV Introduces eDeliver7: Australia's Latest All-Electric Van Option

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Australia's workforce is now presented with a fresh option in the realm of all-electric vans, courtesy of the local debut of the LDV eDeliver7 from China's SAIC. This vehicle aims to carve a niche in the market, targeting small businesses, transportation firms, and corporate fleets. Notably, it marks LDV's fourth electric vehicle offering in the Australian market, joining the ranks of the larger eDeliver9, the eT60 pickup, and the MIFA 9 people mover.

LDV eDeliver7

The LDV eDeliver7 lineup comprises four distinct versions catering to varying needs and budgets. At the entry point stands the AU$59,990 SWB Low Roof variant, equipped with a 77 kWh battery pack and an electric motor positioned at the front axle, delivering 201 hp and 330 Nm of torque. LDV asserts that this variant boasts a range of up to 318 km on a single charge and supports rapid 78 kW DC charging, allowing for a 20-80% charge in just 43 minutes. Additionally, it offers a payload capacity of 1,350 kg and a load volume of 5.9m3.

LDV eDeliver7 interior

For those with slightly larger financial resources, the AU$61,990 LWB Low Roof variant presents itself as an option. Sporting the same battery pack, electric motor, and charging capabilities as the base model, this variant features an extended wheelbase, resulting in an increased load volume of 6.7m3, albeit with a slightly reduced range of 310 km. Alternatively, this variant is available with a larger 88 kWh battery pack, offering a range of 362 km, while maintaining the same cargo space, priced from AU$64,990.

Occupying the top tier of the range is the LWB High Roof variant, equipped with the 88 kWh battery pack and priced from AU$66,990. This variant boasts a range of up to 328 km on a single charge and offers an ample carrying capacity of 8.7m3. Notably, all four variants come with a 5-year/160,000 km warranty, with an additional 8-year/250,000 km warranty specifically covering the battery.


Commenting on the release, LDV General Manager Dinesh Chinnappa remarked, “With the all-new eDeliver 7, LDV set out to overcome the challenge of creating a commercially viable electric van for Australia. We have observed the success of aggressively priced, feature-packed passenger EVs that have arrived in the Australian market recently and have worked relentlessly with our partners in China to achieve the same outcome in our next commercial EV."

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