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Volvo CE and Mack Trucks deliver electric excavator and refuse truck to Florida waste hauler

Volvo Construction Equipment and Mack Trucks, both Volvo Group companies, recently delivered an electric excavator and an electric refuse truck to Boca Raton, Florida-based Coastal Waste & Recycling, which has 25 locations in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, and operates more than 700 vehicles. Coastal is piloting a 23-ton Volvo EC230 Electric excavator at a… Read more »

Mack Trucks launches truck-as-a-service leasing for the new MD Electric truck

Mack Trucks, a subsidiary of the Volvo Group, has launched a usage-based leasing option for its MD Electric medium-duty truck, which is expected to go into production late this year (Mack is currently taking orders). The ElectriFi Subscription program allows customers to pay as they go based on monthly miles driven. Chassis and body, charging,… Read more »

Mack MD Electric medium-duty truck now available for order

Mack Trucks has announced that dealers are now taking orders for the Mack MD Electric, the brand’s first medium-duty electric vehicle. The MD Electric is designed to complement the diesel Mack MD, introduced in 2020. The company’s first EV was the Mack LR Electric, which began production in December 2021. The new truck, which is… Read more »

Mack’s Range Calculator helps refuse truck customers plan routes for electrification

Mack Trucks, part of the Volvo Group, has introduced a new Range Calculator for Electric Vehicles to help customers simulate real-world collection routes for the Mack LR Electric refuse truck. The Range Calculator uses GPS data collected from a customer’s current routes to predict the number of starts and stops the Mack LR Electric can… Read more »

Mack LR Electric refuse truck begins real-world trials in NYC

Volvo Group subsidiary Mack Trucks has delivered a demonstration model of its Mack LR Electric to the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY), which will put it through real-world trials. DSNY, the world’s largest municipal sanitation department, collects some 12,000 tons of refuse and recyclables each day, using over 6,000 vehicles. The majority of… Read more »

Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle delivered to Coastal Waste & Recycling

US truck maker Mack Trucks, a subsidiary of Volvo, has delivered a Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle to Florida-based Coastal Waste & Recycling.  Nextran Truck Centers will provide service and support. Coastal Waste & Recycling is also piloting Volvo Construction Equipment’s CE EC230 Electric 23-ton excavator. The Mack LR Electric features two-stage regenerative braking and… Read more »

Mack’s mobile off-grid charging system helps customers evaluate EVs

Mack Trucks, part of the Volvo Group, has built a mobile off-grid charging system that’s integrated into the body of a Mack MD Electric truck. The system’s raison d’être is to help Mack customers test Class 6-8 electric vehicles, and evaluate their feasibility for their fleets. The mobile Mack MD Electric charging unit can be… Read more »

Westminster City Council powers fleet of 45 electric refuse trucks with waste

In a recent interview, a Mack Trucks exec gave Charged several reasons that garbage trucks represent an ideal use case for EVs, and here’s one more: refuse trucks can be powered by electricity generated by the waste they collect. That’s just what’s going on at the Landmann Way depot in London, where an adjacent waste… Read more »

The lowly refuse truck offers the perfect use case for electrification

Q&A with Mack Trucks’ Scott Barraclough Most followers of tech trends probably think of electric vehicles as luxury performance cars, but here at Charged, we get just as excited about commercial vehicles. As regular readers know, the electrification of trucks and other heavy-duty vehicles is quickly picking up, driven by both regulation and technological developments…. Read more »