WasteExpo 2018 News and Product Updates from Day Three

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726. Day three of WasteExpo 2018 brings more news from Mack Trucks, FleetMind Solutions, Fortistar, Thunder Creek Equipment, Freightliner Trucks, TOMRA, Trelleborg, Sierra International Machinery, Kraus Global, Eriez and Fairbanks Scales. Mack Trucks has introduced new features on the Mack LR refuse model to help enhance safety, improve driver productivity and expand spec options for customers. Mack made the announcement during WasteExpo 2018, held April 24-26 in Las Vegas. The new features include a sliding glass window on the passenger side of the vehicle, an exterior stainless steel sun visor and a Sears Seating C2 PLUS seat cushion. Mack also extended its 315 series tire coverage to include the Hendrickson HAULMAAX suspension. “Mack continues to design and develop features on the Mack LR model that improve the working environment for the driver, help increase visibility in a refuse vehicle that already has superb visibility and provide customers with ...

A large fleet of Foton vehicles has been spotted in India. The images show a pickup,

A large fleet of Foton vehicles has been spotted in India. The images show a pickup, a passenger van and a full-size commercial truck, with all of them having test number plates. The spotted vehicle fleet includes two units of the Foton Tunland pickup. This double-cab pickup is powered by a Cummins 2.8-litre diesel engine that develops 161 BHP and 360 Nm of torque, while being mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It is available with both 2WD and 4WD options. This isn’t the first time that this pickup has been spotted in the country. A heavily camouflaged version of the Tunland was earlier spotted testing on public roads in India back in 2013. Foton has also brought in the View CS2 passenger van in India. The CS2 is available in three variants in the international markets: Royal Saloon, Supporter and Transor. The model spotted in India appears to be the Supporter variant, which is a 13-seater people carrier. It is also powered by the same 2.8-litre Cummins diesel engine from the Tunland pickup. China Van Type Cargo Truck Interestingly, Foton is also testing its full-size heavy truck Auman in India. The Auman brand includes Foton’s largest trucks, which are available i...