Alternative Fuels

New Way Trucks leads the refuse industry in environmentally sustainable options for our customers. New Way is further along in battery-electric vehicle (BEV) refuse applications than any other body manufacturer. We have more BEVs in service today than any of our competitors, and these New Way BEVs are working and on the route every day.

New Way Sidewinder automated side loader BEV
This New Way Sidewinder automated side loader BEV is in service for valued customer GreenWaste in Palo Alto, California. BYD has referred to the unit as the most advanced refuse truck in the world.

New Way has chassis integration projects underway with every major chassis manufacturer in North America. Our Build Your Dreams (BYD) units are on route daily, and development partnerships are underway with Battle Motors (Crane Carrier Company), Autocar, Mack, Peterbilt, and Lion Electric that focus on developing software enhancements, operator assists, and pack system efficiencies to help maximize battery life and make the collection operations more intuitive for electric vehicle applications. Several more New Way BEV refuse collection vehicles are on order for private haulers and municipalities across the nation.

New Way Trucks’ First Battery-Electric Vehicle was a rear-load New Way Viper
New Way delivered its first BEV in 2018 to longtime customer Recology: King’s County in Seattle.

In addition, a fair portion of all New Way refuse trucks are built to run on compressed natural gas (CNG). Larger municipalities and private waste haulers of all sizes have made long-term commitments to convert their entire fleets to either BEV or CNG trucks. New Way is well-equipped to help meet the sustainability goals which municipalities and private haulers have implemented.

New Way is a certified installer for all leading providers of CNG fuel systems including Hexagon Agility and Momentum Fuel Technologies. There are numerous options for mounting CNG fuel systems. These include back-of-cab mounts, tailgate mounts, frame rail/side mounts, roof mounts, and custom hybrid designs to accommodate unique customer challenges. New Way engineers carefully analyze each chassis and situation to determine the ideal placement for each CNG fuel system.

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Ordering a BEV or CNG refuse truck from New Way assures you’ll be driving the greatest value in BEV and CNG refuse collection. CNG systems are currently available on most New Way models, and we continue to work with leading fuel system providers to optimize design integrations.

New Way Trucks is proud to help drive the industry forward by manufacturing environmentally sustainable refuse equipment for our customers. As a leader and steward of innovation in refuse truck body manufacturing, it is up to us to forge a new way forward that includes an emphasis on sustainability. We have played a major role in affecting positive, sustainable change for our customers and the public they serve on their routes.

Three New Way BEV rear-loaders
Three New Way BEV rear-loaders – two for Recology and one for GreenWaste – await delivery in early 2020.

Check out these New Way BEVs in action!

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Recent Refuse Truck Deliveries

New Way® delivers King Cobra to the City of Ripley, WV. Sold by New Way® Authorized Distributor West Virginia Tractor Company.

San Juan, Puerto Rico's Con Waste to receive New Way® King Cobra. Sold by Guaraguao Truck Sales.

Boston-based Capital Waste Services adds new Mack MRU/32yd King Cobra to their fleet. Sold by C.N. Wood.

Navistar CNG 20 yd Cobra delivered to Harter's Quick Clean-Up, La Crosse, WI.

Champaign, IL uses New Way® Magnum refuse truck for yard-waste program. Read full article »

Darlington, SC receives brand new rear loader. Read full article »

New Way® delivers 6 Ford F-550 trucks mounted with 8 yd Diamondbacks to Guayaquil, Ecuador.

New Way® Trucks authorized distributor C.N. Wood recently delivered a 32yd King Cobra to the city of Brookline, MA.

Cobra Magnum crushes Pontiac Grand am click here for video

New Way® sells 10 Viper rear loaders to New York City Parks Department

New Way® Receives order from Waste Pro Florida for 17 CNG King Cobra

New Way® delivers 28 King Cobra rear loaders to San Antonio, Texas

New Way® sells 16 Cobra Rear Loaders to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

New Way® delivers 12 Viper bodies mounted on Freightliner to Aruba, provides operator service and operator training

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