Sweeping Industry News Bulletin
Global Introduces World's First Electric Heavy-Duty Street Sweeper
The management team of Global Environmental Products have achieved their vision of street sweepers that clean streets with a high-performance, heavy-duty sweeping system – as well as being affordable and reliable with cutting-edge, innovative technology – and doing it all while producing ZERO EMISSIONS.
San Bernardino, CA – May 2019
Introducing the Global M4 SUPERCHARGED Class 7 Street Sweeper: The First and Only 100% Electric Drive, Rechargeable Street Sweeper
With a travel speed of 65-MPH and a battery operational range of up to 11 hours, towns, villages and large cities will be able to clean their streets while protecting our environment and building a cleaner future with ZERO EMISSIONS. At the end of the shift just plug in the sweeper, charge the batteries and repeat and sweep again.
Click here to download the product brochure for Global's new electric sweeper.
In 2012 Global Environmental Products built the first Global M4 HYBRID Street Sweeper.
Global reduced overall fuel-consumption and carbon footprint by 50% operating the Hybrid Street Sweeper compared to a diesel drive unit, but that wasn't enough. ZERO EMISSIONS was the ultimate goal!
In 2018 Global introduced the M4 ZE Hydrogen Fuel Cell Street Sweeper
A hydrogen fuel cell system produces electricity from compressed hydrogen gas in a thermo-chemical process, then uses the electricity to power an electric system and motors that drive the vehicle. The fuel cell and hydrogen tank take the place of a diesel engine.
The by-product of electro-chemical reaction results in electrical energy and H2O. The water produced through this chemical reaction is diverted to the sweeper's water tank system, providing an additional 43-gallons of water per shift to use for dust suppression. Our hydrogen-powered sweeper is in operation today.
GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTS is one of the world's Leading producers of specialized street cleaning equipment. We build purpose-built, heavy-duty, and simply tough street sweepers. Headquartered in San Bernardino, CA, we build reliable, affordable and innovative products. We are proud to say that our sweepers are made in the USA.
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