Refuse Fleets

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April 21, 2017

Natural Gas Truck Sales Facing Headwinds

The natural gas truck market had a strong start to 2017 but it faces increased competition from traditional fuels, electric, and hybrid-electric options.

February 7, 2017

Waste Hauler Adds Natural Gas Pipeline for Fleet

SoCalGas and CR&R estimate that the new pipeline will be operational and bring natural gas to their fleet by June.

February 3, 2017

Goodyear Adds Endurance Tire, Service Management Tool

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is rolling out its new Endurance LHD long-haul tire and a new service-management tool.

January 24, 2017

New CNG Fueling Tech Cuts Infrastructure Costs

A compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling vendor has introduced technology it says significantly reduces the cost of installing CNG fueling infrastructure for a time-fill application.

November 10, 2016

BYD, Wayne Engineering Unveil All-Electric Refuse Truck

BYD and Wayne Engineering announced the launch of an all-new, fully electric refuse truck that has a range of 100 miles.

November 2, 2016

Turbine-Electric Hybrid Trash Truck Deployed

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.

October 21, 2016

Engine Stop-Start System Saves Fuel for New York's Trash Trucks

New York City’s Department of Sanitation has been testing an engine stop-start system with impressive fuel savings.

August 23, 2016

Quick Spin: Crane LET2 Crew Cab Seats 4

Not all trash trucks are born alike. The model LET2 CC is a rather roomy example in a world where most refuse trucks seat two, or three in a pinch. Senior Editor Tom Berg offers his hands-on impressions.

August 12, 2016

Reversing Radar System Designed for Refuse and Waste Market

Sentinel Systems is launching its latest generation of reversing radar systems to the refuse and waste market, the company announced.

June 9, 2016

Roof Mounted CNG Systems Fits Refuse Trucks

Momentum Fuel Technologies has released two roof-mounted configurations of its compressed natural gas fuel system solutions for Class 6 to Class 8 trucks designed for the refuse industry.

June 7, 2016

Mack to Evaluate Electric Powertrain for Refuse Trucks

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.

June 7, 2016

BRM3 Retread Made for Refuse Applications

Bridgestone Americas’ Bandag BRM3 all-position retread features a compound and tread design engineered to deliver longer wear, durability and traction in refuse applications.

June 6, 2016

Volvo to Showcase Refuse Truck Models at WasteExpo

Volvo Trucks North America is showing off its lineup of refuse-focused truck models this week at WasteExpo 2016.

June 3, 2016

Mack to Debut Refuse Powertrains at WasteExpo

Mack Trucks will showcase its 2017 powertrain lineup at WasteExpo 2016, including the public debut of its newest Mack MP series engines, the company announced.

May 26, 2016

Peterbilt Unveils Model 520 for Refuse Fleets

Peterbilt has expanded its refuse truck lineup with the Model 520, which features new seating configurations for route collection, more versatility and the availability of the Paccar MX-11 engine.

April 29, 2016

Pre-Mold Retread Designed for Urban Applications

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has introduced the Michelin X One XZU S+ Pre-Mold retread designed for all position, wide-base single tires in waste and refuse truck applications.

April 22, 2016

Georgia County Opens Second CNG Station

The DeKalb County (Ga.) Sanitation Division has opened its second county-owned public compressed natural gas (CNG) station.

March 25, 2016

Agreement Reached to Build CNG Fueling Stations in Florida

Waste Pro USA has awarded Clean Energy Fuels Corp. a construction agreement to design and build compressed natural gas (CNG) stations at its Sanford, Fla., and Sarasota, Fla., properties.

February 9, 2016

Autocar Recalls Xpeditor Trucks

In more than a thousand trucks in the 2013-2016 model years, the brake pedals are at risk for detaching.

January 7, 2016

Advanced Disposal Begins CNG-Powered Waste Management in Ga.

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).

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