19 Mar 2019


Tribus developed a wheelchair conversion kit for the new Volkswagen e-Crafter. The 100% electric wheelchair minibus will be available as a 8+1 with a lowered front entrance and TriflexAIR foldings seats combined with 2 wheelchair places.

The Tribus e-Crafter meets all European guidelines for M1 passenger transport. Especially the weight was a challenge. By using new techniques and high-quality lightweight materials Tribus managed to keep the gross vehicle weight of the new E-Crafter at 3500 kg. The TriflexAIR conversion kit will soon be ready and can be ordered when the VW E-Crafter is available in your country.

With the Tribus wheelchair conversion kit, the e-Crafter will be an 8+1 with two wheelchair places and a range of 173 km (NEDC). The vehicle is equipped with the TriflexAIR wheelchair restraint system, a lowered front-entry and an optional automatic wheelchair lift at the rear. Thanks to fast charging (DC 40 kW), the battery can be recharged to 80% in just 45 minutes!

There is a rising demand for zero emission passenger transport in urban area’s. At the same time, the market of ‘clean vehicles’ is limited. Especially in wheelchair minibuses that can be driven with a category B license. With the arrival of the e-Crafter wheelchair minibus that is a problem of the past. Tribus is Dutch based builder of minibuses.

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