The Rangers of Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra use the Alkè ATX210E for different activities, its versatility has been one of the pluses that have influenced on the choice of the Alke vehicle.
The Australian National Botanic Gardens has chosen the Alkè ATX210E after a careful selection among the different electric vehicles on the Australian market, to begin a gradual replacement of its aging vehicle fleet.
After a comparative evaluation on several aspects and test drive, Alke' electric vehicles were far outstanding other vehicles for:
- construction quality
- performance: negotiable slope, speed, loading and towing capacity
- versatility: 2 vehicles in one, it can be used both for goods and people transportation with the peaple carrier module
- extreme robustness of chassis
- possibility of use on dirt road
- wide tires that do not damage the turf
- value for money in vehicle longevity
The environmentally friendly Alke' vehicle fitted with people carrier module, public announcement, siren and UHF radio is used for many activities:
- General gardens maintenance
- Carrying of equipment for events
- Transporting passengers around the gardens
- Garden Night tours with additional lighting on the vehicle
The Australian National Botanic Gardens are already familiar with electric vehicles that allow to do various tasks within the botanical garden maintaining the quiet of the place. In addition, electric vehicles have no CO2 emissions, eliminate the handling and fuel spillage and the ease of use and low maintenance make them an ideal work vehicle.
The Alkè ATX210E chosen by the Australian National Botanic Gardens has also the people carrier module. It is a module with two independent seats, foot rest platform and two points seat belts that can be easily assembled and disassembled in just few minutes as needed. In these Australian botanic gardens, it is mainly used for the transportation of passengers within the gardens. Depending on the needs the vehicle can then be used for equipment or people transportation. Alke zero-emission vehicles are in fact extremely versatile, this element together with others had a positive influence on the choice.
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