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Lithium-powered utility vehicles

04 August 2021

THE STAR EV brand is launching in the UK with a comprehensive range of 28 lithium and sealed battery-powered utility vehicles. Leading technology, world-class innovation, breadth of range, strong value proposition and peak performance, STAR EV is reported to have it all.

All the small, medium and large capacity electric UTVs for transporting 4–22 people or carrying materials have the following in common: rapid charge, a good mileage per charge, an extensive warranty – up to six years – along with the usual no more emissions and no more pollution stance. It’s no surprise that STAR EV has taken North America by storm.

Some models are road-legal for city use in food delivery applications, around compounds such as Ministry of Defence sites and prisons, and in retail and warehouse sites, wherever there’s the need to move anything, product or person, from A to B in the efficient and green way.

As well as the comprehensive choice within the range, there is also option to configure vehicles to the exact requirements of the job. The Capella series, for example, has six different utility box upgrades, two bed lengths, optional doors and two or four passenger capacity. In all models, comfort is paramount.

The range is brought to the UK by distributor Reesink e-Vehicles, a new division dedicated solely to electric vehicles for the award-winning turfcare distributor Reesink Turfcare headquartered at St Neots in Cambridgeshire.

Managing director David Cole says: “Electric powered vehicles and equipment is not a new business for us. Last year we launched the industry-leading all-electric greensmower for golf courses and sports stadiums and the first all-electric compact tractor into the agricultural and landscape sector. We could tell immediately there was a growing customer focus on reducing fuel consumption with an interest and need for greener, cleaner utility vehicle options.

“Wherever you are and whatever sector you’re in, the ability to work more quietly, earlier and for longer will be an advantage. There simply has to be the choice to buy electric and we identified a choice gap in the market for a comprehensive range of electric utility vehicles.”

Jane Zhang, CEO and owner of STAR EV Corporation, says: “STAR EV Corporation is delighted to be partnering with Reesink, under their new EV division, with an exclusive agreement for the UK and Ireland. Reesink has many strong and proven business relationships across a wide variety of sectors and the company’s history and knowledge of turf and recreational outdoor products makes them the perfect partner to represent STAR. STAR looks forward to Reesink delivering to its customer base a fantastic range of ever evolving, and world-renowned electrical vehicles, growing both our brands.”

Electric-powered technology is a fundamental part of the transport future, already growing rapidly, with customers keen to switch, which means the market will want choice too, and that’s exactly what Reesink e-Vehicles plans to deliver. A dedicated sales force is being put together for the division utilising existing established dealer networks and retail sales operations covering the UK and Ireland. Enquires are welcomed on 01480 226800 with demonstrations available now.