As the world fast-tracks the production of COVID-19 vaccines, we are faced with challenges in transporting these essentials to their destinations. To ensure a reliable mobility solution in pharmaceutical transport, Foton Motor Philippines, Inc. (FMPI) features the Foton Tornado Ref Vans.
Built using components from world-known brands, the Foton Tornado Ref Van is tapped with the best technologies to bring the vaccine fast, safe, and in its optimal condition to its intended recipients. Aside from being powered by the ever-reliable American-designed Cummins turbo-diesel engine, it also has Thermo King, which pioneered transport refrigeration 80 years ago.
Depending on the requirements, Foton presents two models of Tornado Ref Van to choose from:
Big and tough, the Foton Tornado M4.2C Ref Van comes with a refrigerated storage area that can go as low as -20 degrees Celsius – a critical temperature for mobile refrigerated vans for the special purpose of transporting temperature-sensitive medicines. It has a generous payload of 4.2 tons fitted within it its 14-foot long body. The powerful Cummins 3.8L ISF Diesel Engine generates a strong maximum power output of 154 hp at 2,600 rpm and a robust maximum torque of 500 Nm at 1,200 to 1, 900 rpm.
Featuring closed storage capable of maintaining temperatures as low as -18 degrees Celsius, the 12-foot-long Foton Tornado M2.6C Ref Van is a competent workhorse for moving critical vaccines in this pandemic.
Its world-class Cummins 2.8L ISF diesel engine produces a maximum power of 129 hp at 3,200 rpm and maximum torque of 310Nm at 1,300-3,200 rpm, enabling it to traverse long distances with ease.
With a huge payload capacity of 2.6 tons, it can carry thousands of vaccines in a single drive without much hassle and swiftly deliver them to different destinations. Cargos will also be properly spaced and placed within its spacious refrigerated body storage secured by a durable mechanical lock