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New Amphibious Pickup Model Designed for the Utility Industry

Sept. 24, 2021
Check out Fat Truck's booth at the International Lineman's Rodeo.

Zeal Motor Inc., the manufacturer of the FAT TRUCK, announces the official production launch of its new FAT TRUCK pickup version 2.8P. The 2.8P was designed to answer the specific market need to transport material and tools to the job site.

The utility industry required an amphibious vehicle to bring payload through harsh conditions with the occupants separated from the payload, according to the company. The 2.8P redefines the operations on the job site with improve safety standards and productivity level while bringing material to the grid.

The pickup model of the FAT TRUCK will be used by the utility industry as a new type of vehicle to facilitate working in hard-to-reach job sites. Furthermore, the wide variety of options available such as the high-speed capstan, vegetation control spraying unit, water tank, firefighting foam kit and small service crane for recovery after a storm make the new 2.8P a highly versatile tool.

With a payload of 2200 lb (1000 kg) and amphibious capabilities, the FAT TRUCK 2.8P answers the market needs of having an amphibious pickup that can carry a high payload. This new FAT TRUCK pickup is available in two versions to suit your specific need: open cab or closed canopy.

"The pickup version of the FAT TRUCK is a great addition to a fleet for all job sites," says Amine Khimjee, vice president of sales and marketing at Zeal Motor. "Having a vehicle capable of traveling to speed up to 25 mph (40 kph), traveling on the water at 3 mph (5Kph) and climbing steep muddy hills up to 75% of grade with all the safety requirements are some non-negligible advantages that only the Fat Truck can provide. The footprint of the 2.8P is 1.6 psi at its maximum payload, which is five times less than a human footprint. These are the reasons why the 2.8P can go everywhere." 

The Fat Truck®2.8P first public appearance will be at the Utility Expo in Louisville Kentucky in booth N1819 from September 28 to September 30. The company will also be exhibiting at the 2021 International LIneman's Rodeo. 

For more information, visit www.FATTRUCK.com.

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