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
June 6, 2016 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks North America is showing off its lineup of refuse-focused truck models this week at WasteExpo 2016.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Events, Refuse Fleet, Volvo Trucks North America
June 3, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Mack Trucks, Industry Event, Powertrains, Refuse Fleet
May 26, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Peterbilt, Refuse Trucks, Refuse Fleet, Model 520
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
February 9, 2016 - Industry News
In more than a thousand trucks in the 2013-2016 model years, the brake pedals are at risk for detaching.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, Autocar, 2015-MY, NHTSA, 2016-MY
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
November 10, 2015 - Industry News
The recall, which Cummins will oversee, covers more than 3,000 Mack and Navistar trucks equipped with the ISL G natural gas engine. The trucks are potentially at risk for oil leaks that pose a fire risk.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Recalls, Mack TerraPro, NHTSA, Cummins, 2010-MY, 2016-MY, Mack Granite, Mack LR, Refuse Trucks, Construction Fleets
October 8, 2015 - Industry News
UPDATED -- More than 6,700 McNeilus trucks are equipped with Kidde fire extinguishers that may be defective.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Concrete Mixer Trucks, McNeilus
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 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, Inspections
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
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