November 10, 2016 - Industry News
BYD and Wayne Engineering announced the launch of an all-new, fully electric refuse truck that has a range of 100 miles.
Tags: BYD, Refuse Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Wayne Engineering, Electric Refuse Trucks
November 2, 2016 - Industry News
The Ratto Group says existing vehicles are being equipped with Wrightspeed’s Route heavy-duty powertrain consisting of a turbine engine, generator, battery pack and electronic controls.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Turbine Truck Engines, Hybrid Trucks, Wrightspeed
June 7, 2016 - Industry News
Designed as an alternative to conventional piston-engine powertrains, the Wrightspeed Route is a range-extending electric system that propels the truck and helps reduce fuel consumption and vehicle maintenance costs, the companies said.
Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Mack Trucks, Alternative Fuels, Wrightspeed, Refuse Trucks
April 22, 2016 - Industry News
The DeKalb County (Ga.) Sanitation Division has opened its second county-owned public compressed natural gas (CNG) station.
Tags: DeKalb County, CNG Fueling Stations, Refuse Trucks, CNG
January 7, 2016 - Industry News
Advanced Disposal began providing weekly garbage and yard waste service to over 25,000 homes within the Macon-Bibb, Ga. city limits on Jan. 4, utilizing 95-gallon carts and automated collection vehicles for the garbage collection, including 13 trucks fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG).
Tags: Refuse Trucks, CNG, Advanced Disposal
September 22, 2015 - Press Release
Advanced Disposal opened its seventh compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at its hauling facility in Macon, Ga., the refuse and recycling company announced.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Georgia, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
September 14, 2015 - Industry News
Midway City Sanitary District (MCSD) has opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility in Westminster, Calif., the waste management agency announced.
Tags: California, Refuse Trucks, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
August 6, 2015 - Industry News
The City of Spokane, Wash., has unveiled its first four compressed natural gas (CNG) powered garbage trucks, and plans to have 20 CNG trucks by the end of the year.
Tags: Washington, Refuse Trucks, CNG
July 30, 2015 - Industry News
Republic Services has added 17 compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Denver area, the waste management company announced.
Tags: Colorado, Refuse Trucks, Republic Services, CNG
June 4, 2015 - Industry News
Republic Services’ fleet in Baton Rouge, La., has been awarded Louisiana Clean Fuels’ Fleet of the Year Award for its compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet expansion and petroleum reductions.
Tags: Clean Cities, Refuse Trucks, Republic Services, Louisiana, CNG, Awards
June 1, 2015 - Industry News
Sacramento County (Calif.) will be testing out two battery-electric heavy-duty refuse trucks to see how they compare with diesel and natural gas vehicles. The county will demo the TransPower "ElecTrucks" at no cost for two years.
Tags: Heavy-Duty Trucks, Refuse Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Sacramento County
May 5, 2015 - Industry News
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, has introduced a compressed natural gas (CNG) inspection services program for CNG-powered vehicle fleets, the refuse truck body manufacturer announced.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, McNeilus, Inspections
December 4, 2014 - Industry News
Republic Services has added 20 compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste and recycling trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Springfield, Mo., area, the waste management company announced.
Tags: Republic Services, Missouri, CNG, Refuse Trucks
November 24, 2014 - Industry News
Miami-Dade County, Fla., has placed its third order for Autocar E3 hybrid refuse trucks. This purchase of 29 vehicles brings the total hybrid refuse fleet to 64.
Tags: Parker Hannifin, Miami Dade County, Hydraulic Hybrid, Refuse Trucks
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
The McNeilus Next Generation Compressed Natural Gas system, already available for refuse and concrete mixers, is now available on more vehicle types, including construction, delivery, over-the-road, and other severe-duty fleets.
Tags: CNG Conversions, McNeilus, Refuse Trucks, Oshkosh
April 9, 2014 - Industry News
The City of Tampa has begun rolling out a new fleet of compressed natural gas refuse trucks to help reduce the city's fuel bill, which has reached $1.6 million annually.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Fuel Costs, City of Tampa, CNG Fueling Stations
September 3, 2013 - Industry News
Eaton recently discontinued its Hydraulic Launch Assist system, a parallel hydraulic hybrid well-suited to the stop-and-go world of refuse trucks. That leaves the RunWise Advanced Series Hybrid drive system from Parker to serve the market, where both systems had built up some market share.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Eaton HLA, Eaton, Parker Hannifin, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids
February 11, 2013 - Industry News
The City of Columbus, Ohio, plans to place an additional 44 dedicated CNG units into service by the end of 2013. Columbus is also currently building a second CNG fueling site located on the north side of the city.
Tags: Natural Gas, Refuse Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, City of Columbus, CNG Fueling Stations
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