Atlis Motor Vehicles was founded in 2016 that converted a diesel pickup truck to EV. They have now come up with a new sharp looking pickup truck which is electric. The Atlis XT electric pickup is based on a bespoke skateboard-style modular platform. It comes with independent traction motors for each wheel and single-speed direct-drive transmissions.
This platform is also capable for accommodating different suspension setups, four-wheel steering and a tandem axle. The Atlis XT will be offered in 482 km, 643 km and 804 km versions. Depending on the battery pack options the customer will choose, the trailer hitch towing capabilities will vary between 2267 kg and 9071 kg.
Fifth wheel and gooseneck towing capabilities will vary from 4535 kg and 15,875 kg while the payload will range from 453 kg to 2267 kg. Other key features of the Atlis XT pickup truck include side cameras replacing ORVMs, Level 5 autonomous driving, large touchscreen offering Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The pricing of the Atlis XT will begin at Rs. 31.56 lakhs ($45,000). It will be manufactured in US and is expected to launch in 2020.