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Cummins Reveals 2021 HD Engine Lineup

Cummins Reveals 2021 HD Engine Lineup

Cummins EPA 2021 X12 and X15 series engines expand the availability of some current technologies while adding new features to further enhance fuel efficiency and lower operating cost.

October 14, 2020

Hino, Toyota Developing Class 8 Fuel Cell Electric Truck for North America
Nikola Inks Deal with Republic Services for 2,500 Electric Refuse Trucks
New VHD, VAH Models Complete Volvo's Product Design Overhaul
Focus On: Mack Electric LR [Video]

Focus On: Mack Electric LR [Video]

Early in 2020, Mack Trucks handed the keys to its first fully electric refuse truck to the New York City Department of Sanitation. Equipment Editor Jim Park gives us a tour of the truck and a few early driving impressions.

March 27, 2020

Mack Trucks Demonstrates Mack LR Electric for New York City

Mack Trucks Demonstrates Mack LR Electric for New York City

Mack Trucks pulled back the curtain on the first working Mack LR Electric, a fully electric version of the LR refuse model, which will be delivered to the New York City Department of Sanitation before the end of January.

January 9, 2020

Medium-Duty Truck Emissions in 2021 and Beyond
Meet a Mack Snowplow Built for Tough Alaskan Winter [Photos]

Meet a Mack Snowplow Built for Tough Alaskan Winter [Photos]

Equipment Editor Jim Park shares photos from Valdez, Alaska, where he joined Mack Trucks' video crew filming an episode for season 2 of the Road Life series. The series is about Mack customers and their trucks, and this episode features a Mack Granite snowplow specially built for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

February 27, 2019

Can LEDs Clean Your Truck?

Can LEDs Clean Your Truck?

Optronics International has developed a new LED technology that it claims can sanitize the air and material surfaces in vehicle interiors wherever the light shines.

January 22, 2019

Mack's LR Refuse Truck On the Road [Video]

Mack's LR Refuse Truck On the Road [Video]

In part two of our video series on the Mack LR refuse truck, equipment editor Jim Park takes it out onto public roads and gets a first hand look at how it handles in a typical operating environment.

August 13, 2018

Operating Mack’s LR Low-Entry Refuse Truck [Video]

Operating Mack’s LR Low-Entry Refuse Truck [Video]

The Mack LR low-entry refuse truck is a little different from Equipment Editor Jim Park's usual drive tests. Maneuvering around a closed course, he's finally able to live out his lifelong dream of becoming a garbage man. Find out if he'll keep his day job.

August 10, 2018

Autocar Trucks to Receive First Cummins X12 Engines

Autocar Trucks is the first North American OEM to introduce Cummins' new X12 engine to the refuse market. Autocar claims the engine will enable customers to haul more than 700 pounds additional payload while delivering almost $11,000 in fuel savings over the life of a truck.

April 17, 2018

Cummins Introduced as Cummins Integrated Power

Cummins Introduced as Cummins Integrated Power

Cummins is repositioning itself as Cummins Integrated Power. The new name denotes both the company’s expertise in technology integration and its reach into different alternative fuel segments, including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and battery-electric.

March 20, 2018

Kenworth Offers Sneak Peek at Zero-Emissions Transport Truck

Kenworth Offers Sneak Peek at Zero-Emissions Transport Truck

Kenworth's latest green initiative, the Zero Emissions Cargo Transport (ZECT), is a hydrogen fuel cell powered battery-electric vehicle, capable at this point of about 100 miles of travel fully loaded. Equipment Editor Jim Park got to take the truck for a spin.

February 7, 2018

Test Drive: Chanje Electric Cargo Van

Test Drive: Chanje Electric Cargo Van

Chanje's electric cargo van will certainly have great appeal among delivery fleets concerned with their carbon footprint, but at the end of the day it's a big, nicely setup delivery van that just happens to be electric.

January 17, 2018

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