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
Commercial waste hauler Republic Services has added 14 compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles to its fleet serving the Puget Sound area of Washington, bringing the total number of CNG trucks in that area to 109, the company has announced.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Republic Services, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG Fueling Stations
September 16, 2014 - Industry News
As side-loader collection vehicles continue to gain popularity in residential refuse applications, Peterbilt Motors Company announced a new right-hand stand-up configuration of its recently redesigned low-cab forward Model 320.
Tags: Peterbilt, Refuse Trucks, Model 320
June 19, 2014 - Industry News
New York-based Clyde Trucks is now offering a line of Class 4 and 5 CNG-powered, cab forward, medium-duty trucks.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Class 5, CNG, Class 4, Clyde, Cabovers
April 23, 2014 - Industry News
Waste Management has added six compressed natural gas refuse trucks to its fleet in Chico, Calif., as the refuse hauler continued to aggressively pursue its sustainability goals.
Tags: Waste Management, Refuse Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Emissions Reduction
March 24, 2014 - Industry News
Telematics technologies and services, which were first adopted by the long-haul trucking industry, should reach 50 million vehicles in the coming five years, ABI Research predicts.
Tags: ABI Research, Trends, Refuse Trucks, Public Works, Service Fleet
February 25, 2014 - Industry News
The City of Detroit has privatized waste management services as part of its bankruptcy recovery plan and is auctioning off its aging fleet of refuse trucks. Last week, the city awarded $122.6 million in contracts to two commercial haulers for the work.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, City of Detroit, Outsourcing
December 27, 2013 - Industry News
Nine new refuse trucks using Parker Hannifin's RunWise hybrid drive system headed out on Thursday to help handle the city's most demanding waste-collection shift after Christmas Day.
Tags: City of Orlando, Refuse Trucks, Hydraulic Hybrid, Parker Hannifin
December 2, 2013 - Industry News
Autocar Industries introduced a natural gas version of its Class 7 cabover Xpert refuse truck at a alternative-fuel symposium in late November. The "baby 8" Xpert ACMD is now available with the Cummins Westport CNG/LNG engine.
Tags: Cummins, Medium-Duty Trucks, Refuse Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Autocar, Cabovers
November 26, 2013 - Industry News
Republic Services, Inc. announced the deployment of 56 compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste and recycling trucks to serve customers throughout the South Shore and South Coast of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Tags: Republic Services, Natural Gas Vehicles, Refuse Trucks
November 15, 2013 - Industry News
Parker Hannifin Corporation, a provider of motion and control technologies, has announced that refuse trucks equipped with its RunWise Advanced Series Hybrid Drive System are approaching one million miles of operation.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Parker Hannifin, RunWise
January 2, 2013 - Industry News
WASHINGTON – Autocar Industries, an Indiana-based manufacturer of refuse and street sweeper trucks as well as yard tractors, is issuing three separate recalls so dealers can replace steel wheels (model 90262) manufactured by Hayes Lemmerz.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Recalls, truck recalls, Autocar, NHTSA, Street Sweepers
September 4, 2012 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO - The company ran a six-month pilot with DriveCam in two of its market areas before deciding to roll out the service across its fleet.
Tags: Risk Management, DriveCam, Waste Management, Refuse Trucks
July 15, 2011 - Industry News
CARSON, CA - The company celebrated delivery of its 1,000 natural gas vehicle at its property in Carson, Calif. with Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster starting up the new recycling truck.
Tags: Natural Gas, Waste Management, Refuse Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas
June 18, 2009 - Industry News
LONGVIEW, TEXAS – The City of Longview recently entered into a $955,000 lease agreement for six sanitation trucks, according to The News-Journal.
Tags: Vehicle Leasing, Refuse Trucks, Sanitation
June 1, 2009 - Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – During a recent event in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Mack Trucks, Inc. was recognized for delivering a diesel-electric hybrid MACK TerraPro Low Entry model refuse truck to the City of New York.
Tags: New York, New York City, Class 8, Refuse Trucks
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