Electric garbage truck Stories January 30, 2020

Los Angeles has committed to electrifying their entire garbage truck fleet, and they’re doing it with a pretty aggressive goal.

Los Angeles Board of Sanitation director Enrique Zaldivar made the announcement last week that not only will the city stop buying gas-powered garbage trucks in 2022, but they will have a fully electric fleet by 2035.

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Electric garbage truck Stories June 14, 2017

If you are following Electrek closely, you know that we firmly believe virtually all form of ground transport will quickly move to electric propulsion in the next few decades. And that includes garbage trucks.

In a move toward that goal, California just took delivery of its first all-electric garbage truck this week. expand full story

Electric garbage truck Stories November 10, 2016


Battery-powered garbage truck. That’s BYD’s, the Chinese electric automaker with an electric bus and truck division in the US, latest product. We are talking about a 3.9-ton battery-powered truck capable of traveling 100 miles on electric range. That’s something.

They unveiled the vehicle (pictured above) in Phoenix today. expand full story

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