Foton Unveils T5 All-Electric Tipper in Australia

Foton, a global leader in new energy commercial transport, has introduced the T5 EV Tipper in Australia. This breakthrough model is the first fully electric, ready-to-go tipper, expertly blending sustainability with robust performance.

Why It Matters

The Foton T5 EV Tipper stands out with its unparalleled 3,500kg braked towing capacity for electric vehicles, establishing it as a viable choice for municipalities, landscaping businesses, infrastructure maintenance, construction experts, and other similar industries. Its debut reinforces Foton’s commitment to greening the transport sector while meeting industry demands.

Key Points

  • Unique Towing Capacity: The model offers a distinct EV towing capacity of 3,500kg.
  • Versatility: Depending on the licensing, the T5 EV Tipper is available with a rated GVM of either 4,500kg (car licence) or 6,000kg (light rigid licence), with both options supporting towing capabilities.
  • Australian Craftsmanship: The vehicle features an Australian-made steel tipper body.
  • Speedy Delivery: The Foton T5 EV Tipper can be promptly delivered via Foton Mobility Distribution’s extensive dealer network across the country.
  • Affordability: The model presents an economical route into the EV tipper market, offering 20% savings on both initial and operational costs.
  • Global Recognition: Foton’s EV trucks, while new to Australia, have earned their stripes internationally. Last year, Foton manufactured over 22,000 new energy commercial vehicles globally.
  • Rapid Charging: The vehicle comes with DC fast charging (full recharge in 1.5 hours) and an 11kW AC onboard charger (full recharge in 7.2 hours).
  • Range & Safety: The T5 EV boasts a 180km fully loaded range and includes a comprehensive safety package, featuring a Low-Speed Pedestrian Warning System, electronic braking, stability support, dual SRS airbags, and a reversing radar with buzzer.
  • Warranty & Support: All Foton EV trucks come with a 5-year/200,000km vehicle warranty and an 8-year/300,000km traction battery warranty. Furthermore, 24/7 roadside assistance is available through NTI Truck Assist.

Bottom Line

The launch of the Foton T5 EV Tipper underscores the company’s ambition to lead in the EV transport sector, combining sustainability with real-world efficiency. With its unique features and benefits, the T5 EV Tipper is poised to set a new benchmark in the Australian electric commercial vehicle landscape.


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