A bin lorry at the end of its normal working life has been repowered with a zero-emission, all-electric motor for a trial taking place in Greenwich, London. The aim is to test if the technology can significantly extend the working life of a high-value vehicle, while reducing air and noise pollution in built-up, urban areas. It will also assess the viability of the technology and make the economic case for repowering electric vehicles. The prototype, built by Sheffield-based Magtec, will […]
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