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WIN Waste Innovations to power Mack electric refuse trucks using waste they collect

Waste will be converted into renewable energy to charge the LR Electric vehicles, as well as provide renewable energy to homes and businesses.

Mack Trucks introduces ElectriFi Subscription

Mack said its ElectriFi Subscription reduces upfront investment and long-term risk for MD Electric models.

Mack Trucks reveals medium-duty EV: The Mack MD Electric

The MD Electric is the second electric vehicle to be produced by Mack Trucks.

Mobile, Alabama orders Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle

The City of Mobile, Alabama, recently ordered a Mack LR Electric Class 8 refuse vehicle, the city’s first electric vehicle to operate in its fleet of 26 refuse trucks. Mobile has a population of 187,000 (as of the 2020 Census) and received funds from the Volkswagen lawsuit settlement which enabled the purchase of the LR

Mack Trucks introduces Electrify My Refuse Route Program

Mack Trucks has 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. Mack made the announcement during WasteExpo 2022. Through the Electrify My Refuse Route program, customers download the Mack Route Recorder app to receive up

Mack Trucks releases next-gen LR Electric truck with improved range

Mack Trucks’s next generation Mack LR Electric battery-electric vehicle (BEV) is now available for order. The Class 8 Mack LR Electric refuse model combines power, reliability and durability with zero emissions, offering customers a more sustainable option for refuse and recycling collection, the company says. Mack began serial production of the LR Electric in 2021

Affinity Truck Center in Fresno is now EV certified

Mack Trucks dealer Affinity Truck Center recently received Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer status at its Fresno, California, dealership. The designation allows Affinity Truck Center to support the Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle. To achieve EV certification, dealers are required to meet numerous safety, charging, infrastructure, tooling and training requirements. Updates to the facility also

Mack Trucks launches Vehicle-as-a-Service for BEVs

Mack Trucks and Mack Financial Services (MFS) launched an all-inclusive Vehicle-as-a-Service (VaaS) program to help simplify the purchase process and help customers better manage expenses associated with acquiring the Mack LR Electric battery electric vehicle (BEV), Mack says. VaaS includes the vehicle chassis, the refuse body, applicable taxes and a comprehensive vehicle protection plan – the Mack Ultra Service

Are commercial trucking OEMs betting on all-electric?

As battery-electric and hydrogen-electric commercial truck production grows, where will the alternative fuel chips fall?