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Near Zero Engine Coming for Refuse

August 23, 2016 in Biomethane, CNG, Game Changer, money awarded, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Fleet Operators to Be Able to Order This Year
As Peterbilt and Autocar Are First to the Fore

Operators of compressed natural gas-fueled refuse trucks are being reassured that OEMs will offer vehicles with the super-low NOx Near Zero version of the Cummins Westport ISL G in time for their traditional fourth-quarter ordering cycle.

Waste Industries CNG in Wilmington

May 16, 2016 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs, refuse by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

21 Autocar Collection Trucks Go to Work Today

Waste Industries launched a new fleet of 22 compressed natural gas refuse trucks in Wilmington, N.C. last week, and said that the vehicles would begin collecting trash from homes and businesses in New Hanover and Pender counties today.

Parker Readies 3-Gen Hydraulic Hybrid

June 2, 2015 in Fleet Order, Hybrids, Hydraulic Hybrid, New Products by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Series System for Buses and Medium Trucks Planned for 2016

Parker Hannifin is in the final validation phase for a third-generation series hydraulic hybrid drivetrain, for buses and medium duty trucks, that’s to enter production in January 2016. The new product will complement Parker’s RunWise brand series hydraulic hybrid drive now in service in some 200 Autocar E3 refuse trucks in the U.S.

Mansfield CNG for Waste Industries

January 8, 2013 in CNG, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

North Carolina to See 32 Additional Autocar Xpeditor Trucks

Raleigh, N.C.-headquartered Waste Industries is adding 32 compressed natural gas-fueled Autocar trucks to its Brunswick County service area on the Carolina coast, for which Mansfield Gas Equipment Systems will supply a fueling station and CNG-related facility upgrades.

Veolia Taps Vocational in Wisconsin

July 23, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Starts with 13 Autocar Trucks in Waunakee, Can Handle 48

Vocational Energy is talking up completion of another Veolia-owned compressed natural gas fueling station – this time in Waunakee, Wisc., just north of Madison.

Hydraulic Hybrids for Manteca, Calif.

July 17, 2012 in Fleet Order, Hydraulic Hybrid by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

City Is Fielding Two Parker RunWise Autocar E3 Trucks

The City of Manteca, Calif. is to take delivery this year of two new Autocar E3 refuse trucks with RunWise hydraulic hybrid drivetrains from Parker Hannifin.

More Parker Autocar RunWise E3s

March 14, 2012 in Fleet Order, Hydraulic Hybrid by rich  |  No Comments

Watch for more sales of Autocar E3 hydraulic hybrid refuse trucks as Parker Hannifin, supplier of the vehicle’s RunWise hydraulic hybrid drivetrain, reports average fuel savings of more 43% – with 99% uptime – validated behind more than a year of testing in south Florida.

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