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Kapiti gets locally built electric truck for garbage run

posted Jun 28, 2012, 2:21 AM by ema-1 ema-1   [ updated Jun 28, 2012, 2:26 AM ]
"The battery-powered vehicle is being designed and built by Zero Emission Vehicles, a founding member of the Clean Technology Centre in Otaki, using imported components and its own innovative vehicle electronics and software.

Kapiti Coast District Council is buying the vehicle for about $200,000, to replace a 15-year-old rubbish truck at the end of its life"