Citroen HY

The goal was to build the most practical possible 100% electric Coffee Bar that could operate completely autonomously, the project was carried out by Bitter & Real from Dordrecht. To drive the 3000 kg HY bus, the HEC-50-DS motor with special winding was chosen so that it delivers 250 Nm and 30 kWatt . The entire battery pack (144V – 29 kwhr) is placed in the ladder frame, under the floor of the HY bus to preserve the full interior space.

The roof of the HY bus is foldable and equipped with 12m2 of solar power with 1800Wp. This power is used to charge the batteries and operate autonomously on site.

Type: Citroen HY

Built year: 1962

Converted: 2018

Engine power peak: 72 kw

Battery Capacity: 30 kWH

Range:100 km

Charge time:1.5 hours on standard AC 3 phase - 32A group

Realised: One-off project

Special features:

The conversion of the Citroen HY food truck has become a special project used professionally at many venues and all major festivals.

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