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CNG Future for American Disposal

January 9, 2014 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

ADSI Starts with Five McNeilus Macks, Plans for 170 More

Virginia-based American Disposal Services, Inc. has deployed two new CNG-fueled Mack refuse trucks with McNeilus bodies, expects three more this month, and says it will convert its entire fleet of approximately 175 vehicles.

American Disposal Services, which serves customers in Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Georgia, says it’s committed to compressed natural gas, fleet-wide.

American Disposal Services, which serves customers in Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Georgia, says it’s committed to compressed natural gas, fleet-wide.

“We knew this was the best choice, it was an easy one to make,” ADSI president Larry Edwards said in a release.

“We’re fully committed and moving ahead,” says ADSI general manager Kevin Edwards. “We are buying them in increments,” he says of the compressed natural gas vehicles. “It’s a long-term plan.”

McNeilus 'Ngen' fueling module on a Mack for ADSI

McNeilus ‘Ngen’ fueling module on a Mack for ADSI

Two Body Types

The CNG trucks with 8.9-liter ISL G engines from Cummins Westport are the first in Northern Virginia, the company says. ADSI serves customers in Maryland and Washington, D.C. as well as Virginia with a fleet of 140 vehicles, and has a 35-truck operation in Georgia.

ADSI Virginia’s three new front-loaders are Mack MRU633 vehicles and the two rear-loaders are LEU613s. The company gets the cab and chassis directly from Mack, and the bodies directly from McNeilus.

ADSI is fueling at a Clean Energy Fuels station in Sterling, Va., but plans to put in its own facility.


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Source: American Disposal Services with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

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