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Mack delivers LR Electric refuse truck to City of Portland, Maine

The Mack LR Electric offers a standard 376 kWh total battery capacity for 42% more energy and increased range between vehicle charges.

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BettsHD, Featherwing offer roll-off refuse fenders

According to BettsHD, the new Featherwing refuse / roll-off fenders are custom-designed for all tandem and tri-axle applications.

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Mack delivers LR Refuse EV to Costal Waste & Recycling

Mack and Coastal Waste & Recycling developed a route to favor for the LR Electric’s range, so it can complete a full day’s work.

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WIN Waste Innovations to power its Mack LR Electric trucks exclusively with the waste they collect

WIN Waste plans to power its Mack LR Electric trucks exclusively by the waste collected by the vehicles themselves.

Autocar, Heil display integrated refuse EV at Waste Expo

E-ACX’s dual electric drive is said to deliver torque that can compare to any current ICE in the refuse space.

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Mack Trucks hosts Sen. Bob Casey to test drive the Mack LR Electric

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey recently visited Mack Trucks’ Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) facility in Macungie, Pennsylvania, where he drove the Mack LR Electric, Mack’s first fully electric Class 8 refuse vehicle. Pictured left to right is Scott Barraclough, Mack Trucks senior product manager e-mobility and Sen. Casey. Assembled at LVO, the Mack LR Electric offers zero tailpipe emissions,

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Goodyear Endurance WHA waste haul tire to be made with a more sustainable soybean oil tread compound

The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. has recently announced at the 2022 Waste Expo trade show, a new formulation of its popular Endurance WHA waste haul tire made with a renewable soybean oil compound. The Endurance WHA is now made with soybean oil, which replaces a portion of the petroleum-based materials used in its production.

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Mack Trucks introduces Electrify My Refuse Route Program

Mack Trucks recently launched its Electrify My Refuse Route Program, a campaign that rewards customers for sharing their refuse routes to prepare the fleet’s readiness for the Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle. Through the Electrify My Refuse Route program, customers simply download the Mack Route Recorder app to receive up to $750 in Mack parts reward cards for

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Mack Dealer Bruckner’s Truck and Equipment becomes certified EV dealer

Mack Trucks announced that Bruckner’s Truck & Equipment in Fort Worth, Texas, is now a Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer, making this the first Mack dealership to be EV-certified in Texas. The designation means Bruckner’s Fort Worth will now be able to service and support the Mack LR Electric, Mack’s first fully electric Class 8 refuse truck.

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Mack Trucks announces first EV-certified Canadian dealer

Mack Laval’s Dorval facility in Montreal, Quebec, is now a Mack Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer, making it the first Mack dealer in Canada to achieve this designation. This achievement enables Mack Laval in Dorval to service and support the Mack LR Electric refuse truck, Mack’s first fully electric Class 8 vehicle. Dealers must meet

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Mack Trucks next generation LR Electric improves range, capacity

Mack Trucks has announced that its next generation Mack LR Electric battery-electric vehicle (BEV) is now available for order. With 448 continuous horsepower and 4,051 lb.-ft. of peak output torque from zero RPM, the LR Electric has a two-speed Mack Powershift transmission, Mack mRIDE suspension and Mack’s proprietary S462R 46,000-pound rear axles. The LR Electric’s vehicle propulsion is offered through

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What is ‘Vehicle as a Service’?

Well before electric trucks started to roll into real world applications, there was talk of how the new powertrain technology could impact the truck ownership model. We’ve seen bundled offerings that pull in costs related to, but outside of the electric truck itself. Yet, Mack Trucks recently announced “Vehicle as a Service” wears the new

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