Veolia has confirmed the first electric refuse trucks for its newly won contract with City of London Corporation will be joining the fleet in July. In total, seven zero-emission RCVs will be supplied by Lancashire-based Electra Commercial Vehicles, which specialises in converting truck chassis to fully electric drivelines. Veolia’s new 26-tonne Electra trucks will be based on the Dennis Eagle Elite chassis, popular for urban waste operations due to its low-entry cab design. They will feature an all-electric driveline fitted […]
Biffa has launched 27 brand-new zero emission electric refuse collection vehicles (eRCVs) on the streets of Manchester today (8 March), in partnership with Manchester City Council which is investing £10m in the initiative.
The government has an essential role to play in the roll-out of electric charging infrastructure across the capital, according to the FTA.