The countdown is on!

The South Pole boasts the most remote, unforgiving conditions on the planet, and offers an ideal scenario to see what Airworks Compressors Corp’s technology is truly capable of. The expedition will occupy a chapter in Canada’s history, not only as the first hybrid vehicle attempt to reach the South Pole, but also, as the first Canadian-led driving expedition and single vehicle attempt to do the same.

The Rockhopper and X90X crew will depart Chile, destined for Antarctica, on November 2018

The expedition will return to Chile on December 2018 from Union Glacier.

Edmonton, Alberta.

Rockhopper was built over a period of 12 months.

Rockhopper will be available for public appearances upon its return to Canada.

The truck will have its tracks removed and will fit into a sea container. It will go by truck to Vancouver and from there, by ship to Punta Arenas, Chile.  It will then be flown by transport jet to Union Glacier where the tracks will be put back on.

The G-Force is an easily adapted hybrid system for Class 4 and larger vehicles.
It not only propels the vehicle but also to act as an APU (Auxiliary Power Unit) providing heat, air-conditioning and electrical supply for cab comfort.
It is the harshest climate in which to test our hybrid equipment.
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20 to 30 days, dependent on weather
Yes, the truck will be upfitted with a custom GPS that will allow the crew to upload their location.

Rockhopper was built over a period of 12 months.

No, we will have access to Jet A fuel (we will need to use this, as diesel fuel will gel in the extreme cold temperatures of Antarctica).

Rockhopper will be available for public appearances upon its return to Canada.