Autocar, Heil display integrated refuse EV at Waste Expo

Autocar, Heil display integrated refuse EV at Waste Expo

E-ACX’s dual electric drive is said to deliver torque that can compare to any current ICE in the refuse space.

Autocar and Heil displayed the companies’ first fully integrated electric refuse truck at Waste Expo 2023, dubbed the E-ACX RevAMP. The ACX is a refuse truck platform with an electric powertrain. According to Autocar, the E-ACX is powered by dual electric motors, drawing energy from a Traction battery that is right-sized and integrated into the vehicle to allow Autocar to maximize on battery storage. The companies say that the E-ACX’s dual electric drive delivers torque that can compare to any current ICE in the refuse space.

According to Autocar, the E-ACX features a 420 kWh battery pack, thermally managed for heating and cooling. Real-time range estimates and battery health are displayed on the move. Each time an E-ACX’s is powered up, it performs a systems health check, and the company notes that technicians have an access point to live values for the thermal system, powertrain, battery system and any additional HV accessory components.

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