NYC Electric Garbage Truck Plans Hit Wall After Trucks ‘Conked Out’ Plowing Snow After Just Four Hours – LewRockwell

In a move that absolutely nobody could have seen coming, New York City is scrapping its brilliant idea for electric garbage trucks after finding out the truck simply “aren’t powerful enough to plow snow”. The pipe dream of converting the city’s 6,000 garbage trucks from gas to electric in order to try and limit carbon emissions (because there’s no other problems that need to be dealt with in New York City right now) is “clashing with the limits of electric-powered vehicles,” Gothamist wrote this week. The city’s current trucks run on diesel and can be fitted with plows in the winter. Despite the shortcomings, the … Continue reading →

Source: NYC Electric Garbage Truck Plans Hit Wall After Trucks ‘Conked Out’ Plowing Snow After Just Four Hours – LewRockwell

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