New electric vehicles for Hounslow Highways

27 Apr

Hounslow Highways has acquired two new electric powered vans for its operational fleet.

New electric vehicles for Hounslow Highways

The vans will be used by crews to carry out day-to-day operational cleansing duties. An overnight charge is more than sufficient for a full shift’s use the following day.


Although the vans can travel up to 80mph, they are more than suitable for travelling around the borough.


Along with a new design and clearly showing they are powered by electricity the vans also carry the strapline, “Working towards a cleaner, greener borough.”


Hounslow Highways Service Director, Rob Gillespie, said: “Hounslow Highways’ commitment to improving the local environment does not end at removing litter from the streets. The introduction of a renewable energy source to power our operational fleet is part of our efforts to improve local air quality and provide a cleaner borough for residents.”

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