Refuse Trucks Trucks News Archive

UK HGV market shows signs of recovery after Covid-impacted Q2 2020, with 9,493 vehicles registered. New truck registrations up significantly on lockdown-affected Q2 2020 and remain down by -20.1% on…

With a near-exclusive Mercedes fleet, waste management specialist Select Environmental Services is well on the path to making their fleet as green as can be.  Lithium powered compactor bodies and…

Mercedes has a goal in sight – which usually means the company will achieve it.  They are in the final stages of testing their electric Econic for refuse applications and…

Greener Ealing is a brand new trading company belonging to Ealing Council (West London) and has commissioned 32 Econic refuse collection vehicles as part of a major investment in new…

The most impressive piece of news is that local councils are actually investing in infrastructure for providing services to the residents of the borough. Many councils will outsource the work…

Well, we are confused.  It seems that Dennis Eagle won the tender for Reigate & Banstead council’s new refuse trucks.  Nothing out of the ordinary there.  However they are supplying…

The electric DAF CF rigids and tractor units are being made available for sale after successful field tests.  No mention of pricing at this stage – but it will probably…

With a full range of series production electric trucks available to order today from the 3.1 tonne GVW Renault Master ZE to the most recent addition, the 26 tonne GVW…

It’s a bit like buses…  There seems to be a lot of news about alternative powered refuse trucks these days.  Only a couple of days ago we found ourselves writing…

If there’s one type of business that should be using gas-powered trucks, it’s the waste business.  Methane was an unwanted byproduct of running a landfill site.  As a gas it…