Lightweight flatpack truck can be assembled in a day

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Netherlands-based Sandwichbikes has already enabled consumers to build their own bikes from a self-assembly kit. Now UK's Global Vehicle Trust wants to bring the OX – a lightweight flatpack truck that can be built in a day – to African regions in need of cheap transportation. Designed specifically to cater for the kind of terrains found in the remote villages of the developing world, the OX weighs 1,500 kilograms and can carry up to 13 people at a time. In order to cut down assembly time, the vehicle is made out of simple parts, can be prepared for delivery by…

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