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 23, 2015 - Industry News
New York City's Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed a bill that requires side guards on 10,000 city and private refuse trucks by 2024 to reduce deaths and serious injuries during collisions with passengers.
Tags: Legislation, New York City, Refuse Trucks, Elected Leaders
June 18, 2015 - Industry News
McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing’s Street Smart Service announced the new Technical Support Center hotline for the company's refuse trucks and mixers
Tags: Customer Service, Refuse Trucks, Mixer, McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing
June 17, 2015 - Industry News
The action, which affects 2,124 Mack trucks with Cummins Westport ISL gas engines, will address an engine cooling issue that increases the risk of fire.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Mack Trucks, Recalls, Cummins Westport, NHTSA, Natural Gas Vehicles
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 2, 2015 - Industry News
Mack Trucks introduced the Mack LR low-entry cabover refuse model designed for enhanced maneuverability, increased driver comfort and better visibility.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Mack Trucks, Driver Comfort, Cabovers
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing has added the Meridian front loader to the company’s lineup of refuse vehicles.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, CNG, McNeilus
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, Vehicle Inspection
February 9, 2015 - Industry News
New York City will begin adding side guards to 240 of its medium-duty trucks that will prevent a pedestrian or cyclist from being caught under a vehicle during a collision, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced.
Tags: New York City, Pedestrian Safety, Refuse Trucks, Medium-Duty Trucks
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
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
April 22, 2013 - Industry News
Inspired by a sanitation worker who lost his leg in an accident, two Wisconsin legislators introduced legislation designed to get other drivers to drive more carefully around garbage trucks.
Tags: Legislation, Wisconsin, Refuse Trucks
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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