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BYD partners with U.S. firm to launch all-electric garbage truck

Stephen Edelstein Nov 22, 2016 BYD and Wayne Engineering electric garbage truck Enlarge Photo Here's an electric vehicle that really, truly stinks. While automakers are moving in the direction of more electric cars, several companies are also making efforts to electrify commercial vehicles. The humble garbage truck will be the next to be electrified—which, if nothing else, will eliminate the unpleasant noise from huge diesel trucks that often wake people up in the wee hours of the morning. DON'T MISS: VW e-Crafter, Mercedes Urban e-truck concept: electric vans for Europe The electric garbage truck is a collaboration between Chinese automaker BYD and U.S. firm Wayne Engineering, which specializes in garbage-truck bodies. The 3.9-ton truck has a driving range of 100 miles, according to BYD, and takes 2.5 hours to recharge. The automaker believes the truck could cut operating...

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