ANOTHER 4TON ELECTRIC VEHICLE 29th August 1922 The Commercial Motor Archive

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A Hailing from Germany, and Many Interesting Featur:s.

A N example of German. practice in design is shown by the Scheele which, is being marketed in country by the Park Motor and Co. Julian Street, Grimsby. We inspected one of the 4-ton models at the Car and Accessories 14:).

16, Portobello Road, London, W. vehicle will be kept and is available for examination by those whilst another vehicle may be at Messrs. Goddard and Smith, 70, Place, London, W. 1. The Scheele cannot be termed a new arrival in country as examples have in use for two years, and some 50 are now employed in particularly for work in the fish for ice -carrying, etc.

At, the first the absence of a cab detracts slightly its appearance, but we were informed this type is being most useful in the narrow and other parts of Grimsby, as the can stand in front of the steering facing to the rear, and thus the vehicle in reverse with

accuracy. In such cases he use, when necessary, of the powerful electric brake.

The appears to be soundly constructed. It has a frame, a round dead axle and a solid forged axle with jawed Each wheel is driven by a powerful motor, which on the rear axle at the front end and is at the rear by means of a quarter-elliptic which is anchored to one end of a stout section radius rod. radius rod is carried forward to the middle of the chassis and is there to a hinge bolt.

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The brush gear on the motor is accessible as the end-covers can be removed ease.

The final drive to the is totally enclosed and is hy..spur meshing with large wheels carried on the road The accumulators are contained in two trays, of which are in a box under the driver’s This box is provided with detachable covers, for inspecting the etc.

The controller and resistances are accessibly under the footboards, which can all be out in a few moments. The controller is of a very drum type and a cut-out is When using the cut-out all the is taken by a pair of replaceable arms provided with an arc out coil. The controller provides speeds forward and a reverse.

The for the latter and the fuses are contained in a box the dash.

The batteries themselves consist of 80 of 250 amp.-hour capacity. The life of the is approximately two years, and their is ВЈ140. The hand-brake lever and pedal are interconnected and operate the both act on expanding shoes in the diameter rear-wheel drums, are particularly wide.

The steering is at the off as are the operating levers, of which are two, one the aforementioned brake and the the controller lever, which, brought. right back by the of a special knob, brings the brake into action.

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