Crane Carrier Co. (CCC), a truck manufacturer for Battle Motors, has completed its first shipment of battery-electric garbage trucks to New York City with Liberty Ashes Inc., a disposal and recycling company.

Liberty Ashes will deploy the Battle One Severe Duty Refuse (formerly LET) and Battle One Crew Cab (formerly LET2) trucks to serve customers in the Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Nassau and Suffolk areas.

“Crane Carrier is proud to partner with Liberty Ash and looks forward to doing our part to electrify NYC’s 5,000+ private garbage trucks,” said Michael Patterson, CEO of Battle Motors. “The Battle One Severe Duty Refuse and Battle One Crew Cab trucks are workhorses with sophisticated technology, first-class functions and long-lasting quality.”

“The Battle One offers the same comfort, visibility and reliability as the CNG and diesel-powered crane girders LET and LET2, but is committed to lower maintenance costs, less noise and zero CO2 emissions,” added Sean Gilroy, Vice President of Sales at Crane. added carrier.

Liberty Ashes will be one of the first private plumbing and recycling companies to buy and use electric garbage trucks in the New York area. They want to use the electricity from eight of their own solar stations to charge the Battle One trucks.

The company will also build a waste conversion plant in Jamaica, NY, to convert 400 tons of municipal waste per day into renewable clean natural gas to power a fleet of hybrid electric CNG vehicles.