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

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 EuropeThe 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.

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