Jersey City to receive first electric refuse trucks


Hudson County Motors and BYD announced that they will provide the first all-electric refuse trucks on the US East Coast capable of working an entire route. These five all-electric rear loader collection trucks will go to work on normal daily collection routes, providing regular zero-emission collection services for the City of Jersey City, New Jersey.

“Jersey City will be a model for what is now possible with zero-emission refuse trucks.” says John Gerra, Sr. Director of Business Development with BYD Motors. “We look forward to helping provide clean streets and clean air for the residents of Jersey City.” 

The project is being supported by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Sanitation Equipment Corp. of Totawa, New Jersey. Hudson County Motors is BYD’s fully authorized truck dealer for Northern New Jersey, including Bayonne, Elizabeth, Jersey City, Newark and Trenton. Based in Secaucus, New Jersey, Hudson County Motors is well positioned to support the New Jersey electric refuse truck market.  

Hudson County Motors has partnered with Climate Change Mitigation Technologies LLC (CCMT), a pioneer in medium- and heavy-duty commercial fleet truck electrification projects. CCMT is providing project management services for all of Hudson County Motors’ electric truck programs.

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