The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has deployed a fleet of electric garbage collection vehicles in partnership with EKA Mobility. These 1.5-tonne vehicles signify a monumental shift towards sustainable and eco-friendly waste management in Pune.
The EKA Mobility electric garbage collection vans have successfully completed trials for several months with PMC before the official handover. The vehicles offer a number of key benefits, including:
Zero-emission operation, reducing the carbon footprint of waste collection
High payload capacity for efficient and effective waste collection and transportation
Noise reduction, minimizing noise pollution in residential areas
Extended range for uninterrupted operation throughout the day
Advanced safety features to ensure the well-being of waste collection crews and other road users
Hirdesh Thakur, on behalf of EKA Mobility, highlighted the company’s commitment to supporting PMC in their endeavor to create a cleaner and more sustainable urban environment. He also expressed his confidence that the electric garbage tipper vans will play a pivotal role in Pune’s mission to improve city’s cleanliness in a sustainable manner.
This deployment of electric garbage collection vehicles is a significant step towards making Pune a more sustainable city. The vehicles offer a number of environmental and operational benefits, and their deployment is sure to inspire other cities to follow suit.