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New Engine Among BOMAG Compactor Features

New Engine Among BOMAG Compactor Features

The BC 973 RB-5 and BC 1173 RB-5 refuse compactors feature the new Cummins X15 diesel engine, along with additional operator-­comfort improvements.

November 29, 2021

Mack Debuts LR Electric Refuse Truck
Q&A: Meritor's T.J. Reed on TransPower and the Future of Electric Trucks
‘Task-Specific’ Vehicles  Venture Into Refuse Hauling
Q&A: Electric Refuse Trucks with Rocco DiRico of N.Y. Sanitation Department
Driving Mack’s Low-Ride Refuse Hauler
Engine Stop-Start System Saves Fuel for New York's Trash Trucks
Trends in Refuse Truck Technology

Trends in Refuse Truck Technology

Between lighter, quieter trucks, front-loading models, and cutting-edge fuel choices, refuse trucks are better than ever.

March 2, 2015

A Case Study in CNG: What Not to Do

A Case Study in CNG: What Not to Do

While CNG can be a cost-efficient alternative fuel, it's also an expensive investment that needs to be implemented correctly. Here, a fleet manager discusses lessons learned from mistakes made with a real CNG fleet implementation and the expensive results of the these mistakes.

October 8, 2014

Upgrading Refuse Fleets to CNG: Three Considerations Beyond Economics

Upgrading Refuse Fleets to CNG: Three Considerations Beyond Economics

Refuse fleets are one of the fastest growing markets for compressed natural gas, primarily because of the significant fuel cost savings that can be realized. The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute offers these key factors refuse fleets need to examine when considering upgrading to CNG.

May 27, 2014

Sacramento Takes the Green Leap

Sacramento Takes the Green Leap

Over the past few years, the City of Sacramento has pioneered a number of alternative-fuel programs, including the use of renewable natural gas produced by food waste.

March 18, 2014

The All-New Kenworth T880 Multi-Purpose Vocational Truck

The All-New Kenworth T880 Multi-Purpose Vocational Truck

The Kenworth T880 is especially suited for a variety of vocational fleet applications, including dump, mixer, refuse, and heavy-haul applications. The Kenworth T880 comes standard with the 12.9L PACCAR MX-13 engine.

March 11, 2014

Managing Refuse Fleet Maintenance

Managing Refuse Fleet Maintenance

Trash trucks require special maintenance. Multiple moving parts and typical start-and-stop operations present the biggest concerns. Automated lubrication systems and particular care of brakes and tires help mitigate the issues.

September 14, 2010

Hino Aims to Increase Market Share

Hino Aims to Increase Market Share

Looking to broaden its vocational applications, Hino Trucks offers several new features for the 2009 model-year, including three new cab configurations, dual steering, and right-hand standup and sit-down.

July 1, 2008

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