Los Angeles launches 2 All-Electric Garbage Trucks

Following the earlier deployment of California’s first all-electric refuse/garbage vehicle (ERV) in Sacramento, the California Energy Commission has initiated a demo of 2 more all-electric, zero-emissions garbage trucks from Motiv Power Systems in the City of Los Angeles.

The LA trucks will reportedly possess a payload capacity of 9 tons and 1,000 pounds per cubic yard of compaction, and will be outfitted with battery packs of up to 212 kilowatt-hours (kWh) in size, enough to last through the work day.

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