Peterbilt is formally teaming up with Dana on electric powertrain development for its Model 220EV. The announcement was made at CES, the annual electronics show in Las Vegas, where Peterbilt also brought reporters up to speed on its electric-truck development progress overall.
January 8, 2020
A heat wave took down nearly half of the City of Fayetteville’s refuse fleet. Last week, 19 of the city’s 44 trash trucks were having mechanical problems.
July 24, 2019
Continental has renamed its commercial waste transport tires and retreads to ensure that fleets can pinpoint the tire’s application and usage at a glance.
June 4, 2019
Two weeks after latex gloves stuffed into public works vehicles’ gas tanks temporarily disabled the fleet, the City of Mount Vernon, N.Y., is again facing a vehicle shortage.
March 1, 2019
The City of Houston’s severely aged refuse collection fleet has led to overflowing trash bins and significant technician overtime cost. The city is considering options to supplement its services.
January 15, 2019
Shawnee County, Kan., has added a fleet supervisor to focus on the county's solid waste vehicles.
January 2, 2019
Officials at the City of Lake Station, Ind., recently voted to keep refuse collection in house rather than outsource it. The aging fleet needs to be replaced, which may require a rate increase.
November 27, 2017
The City of Santa Fe, N.M., is under fire after a local news report claimed that the city's fleet of "poorly maintained" refuse trucks are a danger to public safety.
November 16, 2016
The City of Simpsonville, S.C., is contracting out its refuse collection instead of replacing its aging fleet.
August 3, 2016
An internal audit of the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Ga., refuse fleet shows that 55 of the agency’s 83 refuse trucks exceed their useful life due to reduced purchases during the recession.
April 13, 2016
The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) is hiring a fleet and facilities maintenance manager and a fleet/heavy equipment mechanic.
September 1, 2015
The City of Orlando has added nine hydraulic hybrid refuse trucks to its fleet, bringing the city’s total to 18 hybrids.
April 8, 2015
A fire at the City of Huntsville, Ala., fleet management building on Sunday morning burned three sanitation trucks parked at the facility.
October 28, 2014
City of Toledo (Ohio) Mayor Michael Collins is considering bringing privatized garbage collection back in-house, stating the contract is too favorable to the company
October 6, 2014
Wastequip recently launched Go To Parts, a business that offers OEM aftermarket parts for waste, recycling, and construction equipment.
July 15, 2014