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McNeilus highlights electric collection technology, automation solutions at WasteExpo

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McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing is highlighting solutions and refuse collection at WasteExpo 2024.

In booth #1827 visitors can see the latest enhancements and expanded capabilities from McNeilus in categories such as electrification, residential and commercial collection, telematics, automation and sustainability. Along with displays and software demonstrations, McNeilus can provide information on electric refuse collection, zero-emission compliance, advanced manufacturing, and other topics. McNeilus has 16 truck bodies on display which are also featured in partner booths. 

Solutions and products displayed in the McNeilus booth include: 

  • The McNeilus Volterra ZSL: This fully integrated electric refuse collection vehicle (eRCV) delivers an ideal overall total cost of ownership. The purpose-built Volterra ZSL eRCV features a driver-first design and technology to optimize ease of operation, safety, visibility, maneuverability, and comfort. Since its introduction at WasteExpo 2023, the Volterra ZSL eRCV has earned multiple zero-emission certifications from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB). 
  • McNeilus ePTO (electric power takeoff) technology: A self-contained electric power system optimized and dedicated to powering body functions and designed to work with multiple electric chassis brands. The McNeilus zero radius side loader, with integrated ePTO technology, features common component placement, most notably the high-voltage disconnect and consistent service parts for streamlined maintenance and training. This technology meets zero-emissions requirements and enables ideal, quiet, and consistent performance. 
  • The McNeilus Meridian front loader: The Meridian front loader is partially made with SSAB fossil-free steel, driving sustainability and helping customers control their carbon footprint. Additionally, reinforcements to specific body components and streamlined hydraulics provide performance and efficiency upgrades. 
  • McNeilus CartSeeker curbside automation: An AI-based system with cameras, light detection, and technology that identifies residential waste carts. Another feature of the CartSeeker system automates alignment and the lift arm's dump cycle to assist with operational efficiency. This technology is being featured through an interactive kiosk. 
  • ClearSky by McNeilus Telematics: McNeilus' ClearSky telematics offers a view of overall fleet health by combining data from body and chassis systems to provide usage information and predictive maintenance capabilities, simplifying and optimizing fleet management. ClearSky by McNeilus Telematics is being showcased through a demonstration of the system's fleet management dashboard. 

McNeilus is again donating to the Environmental Research and Education Foundation's (EREF) annual charitable auction at WasteExpo. This year's auction will feature a McNeilus Atlantic Series front loader on a Mack TerraPro chassis. Last year, donations from McNeilus and other industry partners raised $4.4 million to support scholarships, industry research and other EREF programs. 

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