Mack Trucks

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December 15, 2017

Looking Forward and Backward

It turned out 2017 was quite a year in terms of setting the stage for trucking's adoption of emerging technology. Does that mean 2018 will be a snoozer?

December 6, 2017

Mack: Path to Electrification is Not Straight to Linehaul

Mack Trucks continues to see a healthy future for diesel engines, even as alternatives like electrification begin to emerge.

December 3, 2017

Mack Eyes Bigger Bite of the West

Mack Trucks has thrown down a gauntlet, declaring it is now “well positioned” with products and services to command a bigger slice of the Class 8 pie in the Western United States.

November 27, 2017

Test Drive: Bold New Look for an Old Dog

There will be no mistaking an Anthem when you see one coming down the road. Mack has dumped the conservative Pinnacle set-back axle model in favor of this show-stopper, writes Jim Park in this Test Drive.

November 27, 2017

On the Spot: Mexico's Expo Transporte Trade Show [Video]

Expo Transporte is a trucking trade show in Mexico that featured vehicles and exhibits from some of the largest manufacturers in the U.S., Europe and Asia, showing off their options for the Latin American market. Equipment Editor Jim Park was on hand to cover the show.

November 22, 2017

HDT's 2018 Class 8 Truck Preview

A host of new models and features show that 2018 will be a game-changer in terms of Class 8 truck productivity and technology.

November 21, 2017

Mack Museum Displays Fancy Fruehauf Van

The 32-foot insulated van, built in 1950 like its companion Mack LFT tractor, “has all the interior and floor required to make it a refrigerated trailer by adding a cooling unit,” an informational placard says.

November 15, 2017

Mack Anthem Makes Mexican Debut

Mack’s newest on-highway model, the Anthem, was introduced to Mexican truckers and journalists at the 2107 Expo Transporte show here in Guadalajara.

November 9, 2017

Mack Anthem Ride & Drive Event

Here are some of the shots Equipment Editor Jim Park took of the fleet of Mack Anthems that made the trip from Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Atlanta, Georgia, in September. The truck was launched in Allentown and driven to Atlanta for the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

October 26, 2017

Latest Mack Updates Target Refuse Industry

Mack Trucks announced updates to its LR and TerraPro models for the waste and recycling industries, offering a natural gas engine option and more ergonomic seating, and signing a deal with Lytx to explore the DriveCam in-cab camera system.

September 26, 2017

Mack Cites Positive Trends And Sales Figures at NACV

Fresh off the launch of its new Anthem highway tractor, Mack Trucks held an upbeat press conference kicking off day two of NACV in Atlanta with an overview of the year to date and hints as to the company’s future objectives.

September 18, 2017

On the Spot: The Mack Trucks Anthem Launch [Video]

Mack Trucks launched its first new on-highway tractor since 1999 at the company's 2017 Dealer Summit and Equipment Editor Jim Park was at the launch event to find out more about the distinctly-designed truck. 

September 14, 2017

Mack Trucks' Historical Museum

These photos are a small sampling of some of the trucks currently on display at the Mack Trucks Historical Museun, located at Mack's Customer Center in Allentown, Penn. While we were in town for the launch of the new Mack Anthem, reporters got a tour of the museum. If you have never been there before, it's certainly worth a visit. The collection changes from time to time as trucks are loaned to the museum by other collectors. 

September 14, 2017

Mack Updates Interiors on Pinnacle, Granite

Mack Trucks has updated its Granite and Pinnacle models with new, more driver-focused interiors aimed at attracting and retaining drivers, the company announced during the Mack Global Dealer Summit in Allentown, Penn.

September 14, 2017

Video: Mack Unveils New Anthem Highway Tractor

Mack Trucks has been teasing the launch of its long-awaited new on-highway truck for weeks. Jim Park was in Allentown for the event and has this video of the reveal of the new Mack Anthem.

September 13, 2017

Mack Reveals New Anthem On-Highway Tractor

Not since Mack introduced the Vision model highway tractor in 1999 has the company done such a significant vehicle reveal. The company has seen its on-highway market share decline in recent years due to what the company admits was an "aging product." Mack hopes to turn that around with the latest addition to its lineup, the Anthem, unveiled on Wednesday in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

September 13, 2017

Mack's New Anthem Highway Tractor in Photos

The truck maker went back to its old stomping grounds to reveal its newest highway tractor. The event was Mack's Global Dealer Summit, and it was held at the PPL Center in downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania. Here Jim Park has a first look of photos of the new truck, called the Anthem. 

July 21, 2017

Mack, Meet Mack: NFL's Khalil Mack Builds Excitement for New Truck

How many times have you heard someone compare a football player to a Mack truck? It seems inevitable that at some point Mack’s marketing team would think about teaming up with a football player. And when the football player also is named Mack? Well, how can you resist that? Deborah Lockridge has more in her All That's Trucking blog.

July 20, 2017

Demise of the Dumb Dump Truck

Today’s dump trucks are smart, connected and integrated — but still tough enough to handle heavy loads in tough working conditions.

July 19, 2017

Increased Truck Orders Push Volvo Profit Higher

The parent company of Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks on Wednesday reported both increased sales and profitability during the second quarter of the year.

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