Autocar helps Smithtown NY clear air

November 2006
Trailer / Body Builders;Nov2006, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p12
Trade Publication
The article talks about the mandate of Smithtown, New York that trash haulers contracted to serve its 116,000 residents must switch from diesel trucks to compressed natural gas powered models. The key components of the Smithtown program are the Autocar Xpeditor WXLL natural gas refuse trucks, supplied by Hallahan Truck sales.


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