BYD, the leader in commercial electric truck deployments, provides a full line of heavy-duty electric trucks including the BYD 8R, Class 8 Electric Refuse Chassis. BYD is a global truck manufacturer, and is also one of the largest battery manufacturers in the world. BYD’s North American headquarters and manufacturing plants are located in California, USA. BYD designs and builds all core components including batteries, controls, motors and drive axles. All core technology is designed and built by BYD as an integrated system, allowing BYD to deliver superior reliability with its electric trucks.

The BYD 8R Electric Chassis is designed to accommodate all major body configurations including side-load, rear-load, front-load and roll-off. By providing a clean electric platform to work with, the BYD 8R gives haulers an electric chassis that has the flexibility to support many different types of collection operations. The BYD 8R chassis can accept body designs from all major builders, allowing haulers to combine their preferred refuse body with the most reliable electric chassis in the world, the BYD 8R.

The BYD 8R provides haulers with a true zero-emission refuse collection solution. With fewer moving parts and less vibration than carbon-burning trucks, the BYD 8R delivers the smoothest driving characteristics and quietest operation in the industry. Smooth and quiet operation provides haulers with state-of-the-art collection capability for sensitive residential neighborhoods, while giving your drivers a clean and safe work environment. Today, the BYD 8R Electric Chassis sets a new standard for refuse collection.

BYD 8R Electric Refuse Chassis Specifications:

  • GVWR: 72,700 lbs.
  • Battery Capacity: 295 kWh
  • Gradeabilty: 25%
  • Top Speed: 65 mph