Energy Superhub Oxford part-funds Oxford’s first electric bin lorry

With the Oxford Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) Pilot set to start in August 2021, ODS – Oxford City Council’s wholly-owned company – has made a significant step in the electrification of its fleet, with the arrival of Oxford’s first electric refuse collection vehicle.

The vehicle is the latest in its 339-strong fleet to be converted to electric, thanks to funding from Energy Superhub Oxford. The project is helping ODS to convert 25% of its fleet to electric by 2023. It is already well on its way to meeting this target, with 51 electric vehicles in operation and a further eight vehicles on order

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