McNeilus Partners with HAAS Alert for Active Safety on Connected Refuse Vehicles

ClearSky™ telematics by McNeilus to include digital alerting powered by Safety Cloud®

CHICAGO (June 30, 2021) – McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company and industry leading refuse vehicle manufacturer, announced HAAS Alert as its first strategic partner for its Micro Services Platform to provide active safety capabilities to McNeilus Telematics equipped vehicles. Motorists equipped with HAAS Alert’s Safety Cloud, will receive real-time digital alerts when approaching an equipped McNeilus waste or refuse vehicle performing a collection. McNeilus is the second Oshkosh Corporation company to incorporate HAAS Alert safety technology, following Pierce Manufacturing’s custom fire apparatus.

Safety Cloud alerts are delivered to motorists through in-vehicle systems and navigation applications, giving drivers clear advance warning and providing to safely slow down and move over, to date, Safety Cloud has delivered 1 billion digital alerts. The company’s alerts have so far been led through its integration with Waze, the popular navigation app, with more integrations on the way. Safety Cloud alerts about nearby roadway hazards reduce the risk of crashes by up to 90% by providing critical advance warning to drivers though the connected vehicle communication Safety Cloud platform.

Jeff Koga, Vice President and General Manager at McNeilus, said that HAAS Alert was the ideal flagship Micro Services Platform partner for its connected vehicles. “Safety is a critical concern for our customers. They are always looking for ways to keep their employees safe while in the field and vehicles in service longer. As we launch ClearSky™ telematics by McNeilus and our service platform, integrating HAAS Alert’s Safety Cloud as an active safety solution was a perfect fit.”

Cory Hohs, HAAS Alert’s CEO, said “Our partnership with McNeilus demonstrates the need for connected safety solutions across a wide range of industries and the flexibility of Safety Cloud. Collaborating with a second Oshkosh Corporation company is a testament to HAAS Alert’s ability to successfully provide industry leaders with innovative, reliable, and cost-effective safety solutions.”

To learn more, stop by McNeilus booth #1823 at the Waste Expo in Las Vegas, June 30, or contact your McNeilus sales representative.

About McNeilus

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc. is a refuse collection vehicle innovator with leading advancements in electrification, intelligent products, active safety and advanced manufacturing. Product offerings include an expansive lineup of front loaders, rear loaders and side loaders, including EV solutions. McNeilus provides OEM parts and also partners with top equipment dealers across North America to provide best-in-class support and access to service and parts close to home. Learn more:

About Oshkosh Corporation

At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs approximately 17,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common purpose: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Hinowa, Power Towers, Pierce®, MAXIMETAL, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™ Communications, Oshkosh® Airport Products, Oshkosh AeroTech™ and Pratt Miller. For more information, visit

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