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Changi Airport Community has demonstrated how Aurrigo’s self reliant, electric Auto-DollyTug® can proceed to feature for the length of the frequent electrical storms and heavy rain that the tropical local weather can generate.

The airport operator highlighted the self-discipline spherical inclement weather functionality, with the tropical local weather of Singapore generating over 160 electrical storms per year, for the length of which, ground handling crew should take conceal for safety causes.

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Aurrigo CEO David Keene, commented: “Auto-DollyTug® carries a ULD on its physique which maximises carrying ability while moreover being ready to tow three further trailers. With its innovative robotic arms, the car can autonomously get and switch that ULD straight on to underwing GSE equipment.

“In real weather, this replace first functionality has the possible to vastly give a elevate to ground handling effectivity, but it’s miles fully transformative for the length of electrical storms and heavy rain when a self-utilizing car can withhold working safely, even when GSE crew include needed to plod away the tarmac.”

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Auto-DollyTug® combines the utility of a baggage tractor, with the ULD (Unit Load instrument) carrying functionality of an airport dolly, making a extra versatile and bother ambiance pleasant car. This signifies that a aggregate of an Auto-DollyTug® and three trailers carries four ULDs or over 30% bigger than a worn tug deliver-up of the a associated total length.

Aurrigo Auto-DollyTugs shall be working at airports in the UK, Europe and USA by the 2d half of 2024, complementing the existing process at Changi Airport in Singapore.