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NYC to Use Domestically Produced Renewable Diesel

New York City will begin using renewable diesel, a low-emission, 99% petroleum-free fuel, to power more than 1,000 city government vehicles, including many sanitation trucks.

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Mack Details Improvements to LR Model Refuse Trucks

Mack Trucks has detailed new features on its Mack LR refuse truck lineup that offer enhanced safety, improved driver productivity, and expanded options.

Mack Plans for Electric Refuse Truck in NYC by 2019

Mack Trucks has announced plans to deploy a Mack LR refuse model equipped with an integrated electric drivetrain in the New York City Department of Sanitation fleet by 2019.

Dennis Eagle Launches ProView Refuse Truck in U.S.

Dennis Eagle, a United Kingdom-based refuse and recycling collection vehicle manufacturer, has announced the launch of its ProView refuse truck for the U.S. and Canadian markets.

Columbus Adds 16 Grant-Funded CNG Refuse Trucks

The City of Columbus, Ohio, will be purchasing 16 compressed natural gas (CNG) refuse trucks to add to its fleet, partially paid for with $371,600 in grant funding from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

Autocar Xpeditor Trucks Recalled for Steering Issue

Autocar, LLC (Autocar) is recalling an estimated 541 2018-2019 Autocar Xpeditor vocational trucks because the pinch bolt on the clamp for the adjustable length drag may not have been tightened properly.

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.

Volvo Unveils All-Electric Truck for Europe

Volvo has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use in Europe, the FL Electric, designed for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.

Colo. City to Convert Sewage Gas to RNG to Power Refuse Fleet

The City of Longmont, Colo., will convert biogas from its Waste Water Treatment Plant to renewable natural gas, which will be used to power the city's trash trucks.

Engine Stop-Start System Saves Fuel for New York's Trash Trucks

New York City’s Department of Sanitation has been testing an engine stop-start system with impressive fuel savings.