Westward Industries, a Winnipeg, Canada-based manufacturer of gas and electric vehicles, has released its 2018 model extended (EXT) frame platform equipped with optional hydraulic refuse hopper.
The GO4 EXT is reinforced, enhanced, and equipped with a more robust suspension system of the GO4 model. The GO4 vehicles are available with a 45-mpg gas and 100-mile range electric vehicle (exact economy numbers will depend on the application). This first offering of the GO4 EXT will be available in a gas model utilizing a 66-hp, liquid cooled, 3-cylinder, overhead cam 4-cycle, electronically fuel injected 4-speed automatic propulsion system. The vehicle is street legal (check with your local DMV for licensing requirements) with a 1000-lb. payload and 1.75 cubic yard capacity.
The vehicle is ideal for refuse collection in campus settings, corporate environments, neighborhood collection, universities, parks/beaches, compact urban settings, memorial gardens/cemeteries, zoos, shopping malls, etc.
The GO4 EXT offers a typical vehicle lifespan of eight or more years.