e3 SHV

Designed for canopy fruit growing, the e3 SHV is ideally suited to applications in kiwifruit orchards. These include sample fruit collection, harvesting, data collection, pollination and orchard maintenance.

Key operational features include:

  • Electrically operated seat height adjustment providing safe and easy access to a range of canopy heights.
  • Joystick steering, acceleration and regenerative braking control provides safe, one hand operation for higher collection productivity.
  • Easy front of vehicle access to the operators seat.
  • Ability to carry multiple crates or trays – positioned for efficient fruit collection and unloading.
  • Bluetooth motor controller connectivity for fast system parameter changes and updates.
  • Battery swap out capable providing for longer range applications.
  • Optional tow capabilities for a trailer or implement

Key Safety features include:

  • Vehicle width and wheel base dimensions combined with a low CoG ensures excellent stability
  • 3 wheel configuration for maximum wheel to ground contact
  • ROPS – fully configurable to suit applications and safety standard requirements
  • Unobstructed picking space above and around the collector
  • Clear view of the terrain directly in front of the vehicle
  • Automatic vehicle stop and maximum speed reduction when the seat height is raised or lowered
  • Seatbelt options – lap, shoulder or 5 point harness Inactive seatbelt detection for vehicle immobilisation Emergency power cut switch
  • Audible reversing alert
  • High visibility amber LED flashing lights Powerful LED head and tail lights

e3 SHV Specificatons

Motor / Controller Type 2x QS BLDC 8kW electric motors – 2 x Kelly KDL7250S fully programmable controllers
Peak Torque 95Nm/motor
Continuous Torque 30Nm/motor 150Nm at driving wheels
Drive System Twin vee belt drive via 5:1 reduction gearbox
Front Tyres/ Rear Tyres 18-9.5 x 8 – ATV or Turff tread options
Brakes Regenerative braking combined with dual front hydraulic disk brakes
Controller Configuration Connectivity Bluetooth and or RS232
Speed Governed 18 kilometres per hour
Centre Turning Radius 2.8 metres
Load Capacity 250kg driver and cargo
Battery Type 30v 100Ah – 9 cell Lithium-ion Battery x 2
Battery Capacity 6 kWh
Range Between Charges* Up to 45km on varied terrain
Charge Time 8.5hrs
Dimensions 2.15m long x 1.5m wide x 1.6m high
Ground Clearance 190mm
Seatng Durable marine grade vinyl
Seatng Height Adjustment 250mm – Electric Powered Column
Seat Height 530mm – 780mm
Roll Bar North/South configuration with cross bracing Construction 50mm 316 Grade SS heavy wall tube
Curb Mass 420kg
Safety ROPS & inertia lap belts, reversing alert, amber flashing LED Lights, Emergency power cut
Supplied With Head light, tail lights, battery monitor, horn, USB charging point, charging lead
Specifications are subject to change and should be confirmed at time of order.

*Range can be affected by a variety of conditions including speed, terrain, weight carried and tyre pressure.

Switch EV Global (SEVG) has the ability to manufacture custom electric vehicles that are uniquely designed to perform a cost saving task. Should you be seeking better ways to perform an orchard task, that would benefit from an electric vehicle, then we may be able to assist in the design and construction.We have the experience backed by computer design and electrical and mechanical manufacturing facilities.