Roush CleanTech and its Ford F-650 battery electric truck were on hand for the launch of the Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services’ Center for Green Innovation on Feb. 15, at its North Hollywood Yard. It was one of several zero-emissions vehicles StreetsLA introduced, including trucks and street sweepers, along with its planned green initiatives.
Roush CleanTech’s Ford F-650 battery electric truck fosters healthier communities by emitting no exhaust and zero emissions of nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, particulate matter, volatile organic compounds, and hydrocarbons. It reduces operating costs for customers while meeting all U.S. Department of Transportation regulations. It complies with all applicable vehicle Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Specifications (FMVSS) requirements, and adheres to the California Zero Emissions Powertrain certification program. Additionally, it has a maximum speed of 65 mph and a 100-mile range.
Speakers at the event included Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian, U.S. Congressman Tony Cárdenas, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.