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Nikola to make 2,500 electric garbage trucks for Republic Services

Aug 10 (Reuters) - Republic Services Inc said on Monday it would partner with electric-vehicle maker Nikola Corp to develop 2,500 electric waste and recycling collection trucks.

The zero-emission vehicles, which will have a range of 150 miles (241.4 km), are expected to be integrated into Republic Services' fleet beginning in 2023, the U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal company said in a statement. (prn.to/3fRIdGp)

“The deal is expandable to 5,000 vehicles over the life of the agreement.” (Reporting by Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru; editing by Uttaresh.V)

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