Latest Citycat Street Sweeper Evolution Set To Clean Up Urban Environmental Issues


The latest evolution of the Bucher Municipal CityCat street cleaning vehicles unveiled at last – the CityCat V20 series. With more than 60 years of municipal experience, Bucher Municipal’s new fleet uses leading technology to tackle the growing level of environmental demands faced by companies in the urban street cleaning sector.

Poor air quality negatively impacts our quality of life, causing many long-term worldwide health issues. The European Commission’s Clean Air package aims to reduce air pollution by 2030 substantially. The United States of America EPA’s Clean Air Act and Canada’s Climate and Clean Air Coalition work towards cleaner air.

As we review the efficiencies and effects of street cleaning technologies, Bucher’s new vehicles offer benefits unique for the market, helping to reduce environmental impact and increase productivity and cost-effectiveness. 

The new purpose-built CityCat V20 series keeps urban areas and public spaces clean while lowering fuel and energy emissions. 

Some features:

  • A specially designed, scalable in capacity Bucher battery pack
  • All-new Smart-Con operating concept
  • CSense touch display
  • More efficient, energy-optimized fan. 

These features enable vehicles to clean everywhere from the narrowest of passages to the larges civic spaces.

The environmental impact of fleet vehicles has never been a more critical issue for cities and towns. Bucher Municipal’s CityCat V20 series offers reduced noise emissions, low water usage from a recirculation system, and high dust suppression. Plus, with the all-electric CityCat V20e sweeper, municipal leaders can boast zero emissions and the lowest noise levels.

Further benefits include a single wheel suspension, soft-touch steering wheel, and ergonomic controls for exceptional comfort, along with a range of built-in safety features such as the ROPS tested cab. Performance has also improved with a new fan placement, optimized airflow, pulled sweep gear, and a wide diameter, straight suction hose.

The floating suction intake is attached to a patented mounting mechanism, which ensures maximum air velocity for perfect sweeping results, no matter how uneven the surface.

Res Bieri, Head of Product Management & Marketing at Bucher Municipal, comments: “We are incredibly pleased to offer the new CityCat V20 series to the urban cleaning market. With a suite of new technologies developed to make street cleaning more environmentally friendly and more time-efficient, the new vehicles also offer economic benefits. 

Low emission electric vehicles are definitely the way forward. They will enable municipal companies to run a profitable business in a more sustainable world – and we have the proof right here.”

The CityCat V20 sweepers are articulated flagship sweepers

V20 sweepers, built with a state-of-the-art engine design or the innovative zero-emission Bucher Battery Pack. The thoughtful engineering keeps a low maintenance design in mind, which achieves longer service intervals and less wear and tear, all adding up to a lower total cost of ownership. You only need a standard driver license for both the diesel and fully electric versions of the V20 series street sweepers.

The new CityCat V20 series North America offering focuses on the fully electric CityCat V20e and the CityCat V20 diesel models. For more information, please visit

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