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November 15, 2017

BYD Delivers First All-Electric Side Loader Refuse Truck

The first all-electric automated side loader refuse truck from BYD was presented to the City of Palo Alto, Calif., and GreenWaste, the city's waste hauler service provider.

October 31, 2017

All-Position Mixed Service Truck Tire

Double Coin has added three new tire sizes to its RR706 product line, an all-position mixed service truck tire designed for the construction, refuse, and waste industries.

October 31, 2017

Motiv Reaches Mileage Milestone

As of October, Motiv-powered vehicles have driven more than 275,000 miles. In 2017 alone, they have covered more than 83,000 miles, saving nearly 300 barrels of oil from consumption.

October 26, 2017

Latest Mack Updates Target Refuse Industry

Mack Trucks announced updates to its LR and TerraPro models for the waste and recycling industries, offering a natural gas engine option and more ergonomic seating, and signing a deal with Lytx to explore the DriveCam in-cab camera system.

October 9, 2017

Motiv to Deliver Electric Refuse Trucks by Early 2018

Motiv expects to deliver two fully electric refuse trucks to the City of Los Angeles by early 2018, the company announced.

August 21, 2017

NFL Season May Bring Increased Drowsy Driving Risk

A spike in drowsy driving incidents among waste drivers seemed to correspond with the return of the the NFL season, according to video-based technology safety company Lytx.

August 18, 2017

Electric Refuse Trucks Headed to Los Angeles

Motiv Power Systems announced an order for two battery-electric refuse trucks by the City of Los Angeles' Sanitation Department.

August 10, 2017

Telematics in Vocational Truck Fleets: Refuse and Waste Management

Refuse fleets often have set routes but drivers operate in inherently dangerous conditions. Telematics can help keep drivers safe and improve the efficiency or a refuse or waste management fleet.

August 7, 2017

Benefits of Telematics in Vocational Truck Fleets

Optimizing productivity, reducing downtime, increasing efficiency, and ultimately keeping drivers safe are just a few ways a telematics solution can help benefit vocational truck fleets.

July 10, 2017

L125 Load-Sense Valvue

Muncie Power’s new L125 post-compensated, sectional, load-sense valve is suitable for the utility, agriculture, snow, and ice and refuse markets in addition to specific applications such as truck-mounted cranes, forestry cranes, and plow and spreader functions.

July 5, 2017

Miss. County Faces Garbage Truck Shortage

Simpson County, Miss., has only three of its refuse trucks working after four trucks were disabled in June — two from lighting strikes.

June 13, 2017

Calif. City to Deploy Battery-Electric Garbage Truck

The City of Sacramento, Calif., will soon be using the state’s first battery-electric automated left-side loader garbage truck. The Class 8 electric refuse vehicle is powered by Motiv Power Systems’ electric powertrain.

June 7, 2017

Los Angeles Completes Battery-Electric Refuse Truck Demo

The City of Los Angeles Sanitation has completed its battery-electric refuse truck demonstration project with BYD and Wayne Engineering. This demo vehicle logged more than 5,200 miles and drove up to 108 miles per day.

May 31, 2017

Republic Services Reduces Emissions with Renewable Natural Gas

Republic Services, Inc., announced that it will increase the usage of renewable natural gas (RNG) in its fleet by three times what it used in 2016 through an expanded agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

May 23, 2017

115 DGE Tailgate CNG Tank

Momentum Fuel Technologies' 115 diesel gallon equivalent tailgate system is a compressed natural gas fuel system solution for Class 6-8 trucks.

May 22, 2017

Volvo Tests Autonomous Refuse Truck

Volvo Group and Renova are testing an autonomous refuse truck that has the potential to be used in an urban environment.

May 9, 2017

Refuse Fenders

Fleetline’s refuse fenders are made of high-density polyethylene that's designed to be corrosion and UV resistant.

May 9, 2017

Peterbilt Adds Three Model 520 Configurations, Shows Electric Demo

Peterbilt showcased three new cab configurations of the Model 520 refuse truck and displayed a battery-electric demo version at the WasteExpo 2017 show in New Orleans.

May 9, 2017

Mack Offers LR Model in 4x2 Configuration

Mack Trucks' low-entry refuse cabover, the Mack LR, is now being offered in a 4x2 configuration as a lighter, more maneuverable option for refuse collection.

May 3, 2017

Lightning Hybrids Renames Itself Lightning Systems

Loveland, Colo.-based Lightning Hybrids has renamed itself as Lightning Systems and will release several new fleet products this year, including a new vehicle analytics system, the company announced today.

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