The network comprises more than 7,000 vendor and hauler partners across the US. According to Rubicon it can significantly accelerate fleet electrification by reducing upfront costs and complexity.

“We are extremely proud to work with technology leaders like Rubicon and bring our comprehensive fleet electrification solutions to [its] broad partner base of fleet managers within the waste management space,” said Tod Hynes, founder and president at XL Fleet.

“This expands on our existing initiatives and agreements to electrify waste and recycling fleets as companies in the space increasingly look to electrification to meet their sustainability goals.”

He continued: “With the help of XL Fleet’s electrification offering, Rubicon will be able to offer solutions to its partner network, and bring enhanced cost-efficiency, convenience, and performance to [its] fleets.”

“This expands on our existing initiatives and agreements to electrify waste and recycling fleets as companies in the space increasingly look to electrification to meet their sustainability goals”.

With more than 150 million customer miles driven and 4,300 units on the road, XL Fleet claims it is the leader in fleet electrification solutions for Class 2-6 commercial and municipal vehicles, with plans to expand its product offering into heavy duty applications including waste management.

“With XL Fleet’s cutting-edge electrification solutions, analytics capabilities, and charging infrastructure, we can deliver real value to our customers by streamlining the process of fleet electrification.”