Test drive: Isuzu's hulked up F-Series
Isuzu leapt into unfamiliar territory for MY2022: the Class 7 segment and offering a non-Isuzu engine for the first time.
May 17, 2022
Peterbilt, Kenworth add Cummins B6.7N as option on models 536, 537
The engine features a power range of 200 to 240 horsepower and 520-560 lb-ft torque while emitting 50% lower NOx emissions than current EPA standards.
March 31, 2022
International debuts refreshed medium duty truck line
When it debuted in 2018, the Class 6/7 truck – which replaced the DuraStar – missed out on many of the aerodynamic refinements found on its Project Horizon-inspired siblings like the LT and RH series.
September 23, 2021
Western Star debuts new, lighter X-Series model
The 47X is the younger and lighter sibling in Western Star's X-Series family, joining the 49X.
September 23, 2021
We got to test Peterbilt's new medium duty trucks
The updates to Peterbilt's medium duty line are straightforward and practical.
April 29, 2021
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Pete debuts four new vocational models
After 25 years, Peterbilt overhauls its medium duty truck lineup.
April 7, 2021
Kenworth's all-new medium duty lineup has automotive vibe
Kenworth's production-ready trucks are purposefully built to fully address critical medium-duty market needs of fleet customers and drivers.
April 5, 2021
Nikola, Republic call-off refuse truck deal
Nikola announced today that Nikola and Republic Services have discontinued their collaboration on refuse truck development. The goal of the collaboration was to design and build an industry-first fully integrated refuse truck based on a zero-emissions battery-electric drive platform and body while also integrating multiple new systems. After considerable collaboration and review, both companies determined […]
December 23, 2020
BYD electric trash trucks going to Florida
BYD announced that the City of Ocala, Florida will add five Class 8 battery-electric BYD refuse trucks to its fleet, making it one of the first cities in Florida to adopt the company’s zero-emission technology. The Ocala City Council pre-approved the 2021 purchase of three electric BYD refuse trucks and will buy two more in […]
October 28, 2020
Randall-Reilly launches used equipment website with ‘pay-for-performance’ pricing
Hard Working Truck’s parent company Randall-Reilly announced this week the launch of equipmentexperts.com, a pay-for-performance online marketplace for used trucking, construction and agriculture equipment. “Equipment Experts delivers a great user experience and builds trust. Buyers gain access to the most robust equipment data on the web to make informed buying decisions and sellers get the […]
August 19, 2020
Nikola lands industry’s largest electric trash truck order
Nikola announced this week a minimum order of 2,500 battery-electric refuse trucks from Republic Services, the largest of its kind yet for the waste haul industry. The order, which is expandable up to 5,000 trucks, is scheduled to begin full production deliveries in 2023 with on-road testing likely to begin in early 2022. The refuse […]
August 12, 2020
BYD electric trash trucks going to work on the East Coast
BYD announced this week that its electric refuse trucks will be going to work in Jersey City, N.J. New Jersey-based Hudson County Motors and BYD will provide five all-electric, rear-loader collection trucks to the city. The trucks will go to work on normal daily collection routes previously handled by diesel-fueled trucks. The truck won’t be […]
August 7, 2020
Test drive: Electric Mack LR refuse truck in NYC
When Mack’s LR model was launched in 2015, it was touted as an upgrade replacement for the TerraPro LEU, and barely four years later, the company’s flagship refuse truck got a trendy upgrade of its own. An all-electric LR was unveiled last May, kicking off a long-term validation collaboration with the New York City Department […]
January 14, 2020
Mack unveils all-electric LR refuse truck
Mack has gone electric. The iconic truck maker unveiled its highly anticipated all-electric Mack LR refuse truck today at WasteExpo 2019. Powered by an electric Mack drivetrain, the Mack LR Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) demonstrator will begin real-world testing in 2020 in the demanding operations of the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY). “The Mack LR […]
May 7, 2019
Scania working on fuel cell refuse truck
Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well an electrified compactor. “We are highly interested in gaining more experience of fuel cells in actual customer operations,” says Project Manager Marita Nilsson, Electric Powertrain Technology at Scania. “Fuel […]
December 11, 2018
Toronto switching refuse fleet to RNG & building RNG facility
The City of Toronto announced that it has teamed up with Enbridge Gas Distribution to build one of the first renewable natural gas (RNG) facilities in Canada which will power the city’s refuse trucks. Enbridge and Toronto will build and install equipment that will turn the city’s organic waste (apple cores, egg shells, coffee grounds, etc.) […]
July 24, 2018
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Mighty Ford Maverick impresses with capability and comfort
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