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Veolia cleans up fleet with CNG-powered trucks

Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc., headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is replacing its Evansville, Indiana, fleet with compressed natural gas (CNG) powered refuse trucks.

Indiana-based manufacturer Autocar built the chassis for 20 of the trucks and Kenworth manufactured 8 roll-off trucks for Veolia’s new fleet. All will service over 24,000 residential and commercial customers across Vanderburgh, Warrick, Gibson, Posey, Spencer and Henderson counties in the greater Evansville area. The new trucks run approximately 15 percent (8 to 10 decibels) quieter than trucks powered with diesel engines. The trucks also come equipped with automated collection systems that increase efficiency, protect the health and safety of drivers, prolong the life of the truck and further reduce emissions.