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Motiv for Chicago eGarbage Truck

November 20, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Contract Announcement Cites ‘Scalability and Flexibility’

San Francisco Bay Area startup Motiv Power Systems has disclosed a five-year pact with the City of Chicago to supply its ePCS – electric Powertrain Control System – for full-size, Class 8 battery electric garbage trucks. The collaboration could lead to deployment of as many as 20 pure-battery trucks for $13.4 million.

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