Malaysia’s Largest Waste Management Provider Selects Allison 3000 SeriesTM to Improve Efficiency of Refuse Vehicles
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Amirludin Che Ahmad, Operations Manager of Southern Waste Management, welcomes one of the company’s 250 Hino refuse collection vehicles equipped with the Allison 3000 Series™️ automatic transmission. (Photo: Business Wire)
SWM, which manages approximately 40% of Malaysia’s waste collection and disposal services, is upgrading its fleet with 250 HINO 500 Series refuse trucks equipped with Allison 3000 SeriesTM transmissions. These new trucks provide smooth operation, reduced maintenance and downtime, and have proven to be effective in enabling the company to collect refuse every day without any disruptions, which has significantly improved efficiency.
"Given the stop-and-go driving conditions that are common in urban areas, as well as the challenges of soft road surfaces and inclines, we understand the importance of reliable and efficient refuse collection operations. That's why we are excited to introduce our new refuse trucks equipped with Allison 3000 Series transmissions," said Amirludin Che Ahmad, Operations Manager, Southern Waste Management. "So far, more than 50 HINO 500 Series refuse trucks have been put into operation, and we are confident that this expanding new fleet will enable us to achieve reliable and efficient performance under demanding conditions."
SWM’s HINO 500 refuse truck pairs the Hino J08E-WK engine and an Allison 3000 Series six-speed fully automatic transmission with Power Take-Off. The new refuse vehicles have enabled SWM to reach its fuel consumption and productivity targets of two kilometers per liter, using just one ride to collect all garbage within a specific time frame. Additionally, drivers have reported less stress in vehicle operation due to improved maneuverability and drivability.
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Allison Transmission’s 3000 Series is designed for medium-duty commercial vehicles and is engineered to adapt and operate efficiently in a variety of applications. The 3000 Series is built to make medium-duty vehicles more fuel efficient and easier to operate.
To learn more about Allison’s 3000 Series automatic transmissions, please visit allisontransmission.com.