WATCH: Volkswagen's e-Crafter - Here's what you need to know about this electric van

<i>Image: Press Association</i>
<i>Image: Press Association</i>

Volkswagen has revealed its new e-Crafter van. The new commercial vehicle will be the first electric van from VW to go on sale.

Besides its large 1.7 ton payload capacity, the Crafter also has a 172km travelling range on full charge at speeds of up to 90km/h.

Its quick charging capabilities drastically cuts waiting time taking less than an hour to charge from empty via a quick charger.

READ: The new Volkswagen Crafter - a cut above the rest

With its zero-emissions, the Crafter is more environmentally friendly than petrol or diesel powered variants.

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