Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance Unveiled

APR 23 2015 BY MARK KANE 6

Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance

Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance

This year, at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham (UK), Renault presented a special version of Twizy Cargo.

It’s probably the smallest ambulance ever built, but who knows maybe it will fill a niche.  We see it possibly functioning to secure patients at mass events before a full-size ambulance can arrive on scene.

“The Renault pavilion contained a total of 17 modified versions of the Master, Trafic, Kangoo and even the Twizy, emphasising the bespoke conversion possibilities the company is able to offer to meet the needs of any customer. Two of the models on display – the Kangoo Z.E. Panel Van and Twizy delivery vehicle – demonstrated the adaptability of Renault’s EV range.”

Steve Wilson, LCV Product Manager, Renault UK commented:

“Renault recognises that every business is unique and has specific requirements. We are committed to providing vehicles to fit those needs.”

“We try to tailor our range to suit the greatest needs with our factory-built conversions so there is only one invoice and one contact, but for customers who require something more specific to their needs, our network of Approved Converters is skilled in building specialist and bespoke converted vehicles.”

Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance

Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance

Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance

Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance

Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance

Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance

Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance

Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance

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6 Comments on "Renault Twizy Cargo Ambulance Unveiled"

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For an ambulance they should have modified a Twizy F1 with the KERS package.

From the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary: “ambulance: a vehicle equipped for transporting the injured or sick”

I suppose this Twizy can carry a paramedic and a medical kit, but if it can’t carry at least one patient in a horizontal position, it ain’t an “ambulance”.

This is more of an Emergency kind of vehicle (yes, odd that we’re talking about Ambulances). The purpose for this Twizy is to get through traffic a lot quicker and easier so it can get to the medical emergency quicker before the real ambulance comes to take the patient away. Have you seen those things get stuck in traffic (in town/city in Europe) ? It’s cringe worthy. With a siren and lights, that Twizy would be the quickest thing on the city streets! Shame that this one won’t seat two to give a lift.

Hey, it may not technically be an ambulance, but it sure could power the portable defibrillator!

Plug into the Twizy, apply paddles to patient’s chest, “CLEAR!” – ZAP!

Why not?! 🙂

A great addition to the urban emergency response vehicles. I would think that a switch that lets puts you in a reduce power mode would be a great addition for for indoor use within large facilities such as airports, stadiums or shopping malls. Speed through the urban jungle to the mall, click into granny mode and drive at low speed through an area only normally for pedestrians to get all of the required kit next too the patient. I am sure you could carry significantly more significantly quicker to the point of use in a twizy than on foot. As someone pointed out above you could also use the on board power if there was a need for it, not sure what an emergency crew would require in terms of power but I am sure if you gave the option someone would think of a use for it.

Yes, like Lensman said, this is NOT an ambulance.

To get an EMT to the scene quickly, a scooter/motorcycle makes more sense since they’re much more maneuverable (and have about the same cargo capacity as a Twizy).
This is in fact the case here, although they use ICE scooters.