Mack Trucks

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July 23, 2015

GuardDog Connect Telematics in 25,000 Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks has activated its GuardDog Connect integrated telematics solution in more than 25,000 models since the product launched in 2014.

July 20, 2015

Restored Mack Part of Evel Knievel Exhibit Tour

The FS tractor, complete with red, white and blue interior to match the stuntman’s Americana theme, has a custom-built dressing room that sits like a long sleeper on the truck’s frame rails.

July 17, 2015

Mack Defense Signs Big Contracts With Canadian Military

Contracts worth C$725 million include more than 1,500 heavy 8x8 trucks, 300 trailers and 150 Armour Protection Systems.

June 22, 2015

High-mpg Model Round-Up

The best fuel economy starts with a truck model specifically designed to squeeze the most possible miles from a gallon of diesel fuel and all major builders offer these for their on-highway customers.

June 19, 2015

Mack Wins TU-Automotive Connected Fleet Award

Mack Trucks was awarded the 2015 Commercial Vehicle Maker of the Year Award by TU-Automotive at the TU-Automotive Detroit Awards ceremony in Novi, Mich.

June 17, 2015

Mack Recalls MRU, LEU and LR6 Trucks

The action, which affects 2,124 Mack trucks with Cummins Westport ISL gas engines, will address an engine cooling issue that increases the risk of fire.

June 2, 2015

Mack's LR Refuse Truck Caters to Drivers

Mack Trucks introduced the Mack LR low-entry cabover refuse model designed for enhanced maneuverability, increased driver comfort and better visibility.

April 22, 2015

Persson Out, Scania’s Lundstedt in as Volvo Group’s Chief

AB Volvo’s board of directors has named a Scania executive, Martin Lundstedt, as the president and chief executive officer of the Volvo Group, replacing Olof Persson, who has led the group for almost four years but is out immediately. Volvo Group is the corporate parent of Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks in North America.

April 1, 2015

Mack Load Logic, 6x2 Liftable Axle Save Fuel for Bulk Haulers

Mack Trucks has introduced drivetrain systems that executives said improves load-hauling efficiency and fuel economy of their Pinnacle tractor for bulk haulers.

April 1, 2015

Link Manufacturing to Partner on Developing Volvo 6x2 Pusher Axle

Link Manufacturing has agreed to a multi-year manufacturing deal for the new Volvo 6x2 program after a year-long collaboration between the two companies.

March 27, 2015

Technology's Promise Paying Off, Says Volvo Group CEO

In his keynote address at the annual HDMA Briefing Breakfast at the Mid-America Trucking Show Friday morning, Persson sketched out the top trends in transportation regarding highway safety, environmental sustainability, and technology.

March 23, 2015

Mack Increases Service Intervals

Mack Trucks has announced extended service intervals for diesel particulate filters and diesel engine oil and filter changes on all model year 2011 and newer Mack trucks with an MP7, MP8 or MP10 engine.

March 16, 2015

Mack's GuardDog Connect Monitors mDrive Transmissions

Mack Trucks will be using its Mack GuardDog Connect integrated telematics system to monitor critical fault codes for trucks equipped with Mack mDrive automated manual transmissions.

March 9, 2015

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Brain and Brawn

The MP8 engine provides the brawn while the engine and transmission controllers manage the power with an eye to fuel efficiency. Check out the video to see how Mack's two power profiles to give fleets the best of both worlds: performance or economy. Check out Part 1 here.  

March 5, 2015

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Small Block, Big Load

Mack's 13-liter MP8 engine may be small in stature, but it's big on performance. It delivers 505 horsepower and 1,860 lb-ft of torque, which is more than enough to pull 138,000 lbs through the mountains on B.C.'s Vancouver Island. 

March 5, 2015

Heavy-Haul Titan Gains Automated Transmission

The mDrive HD automated manual transmission is now standard on Mack's Titan Heavy-Haul Truck, the truck maker announced at the National Heavy Equipment Show in Ontario, Canada.

March 2, 2015

Mack Offers Natural Gas Pinnacle with UltraShift Plus and Collision Tech

Mack Trucks is offering natural gas versions of its Pinnacle model with the Eaton UltraShift Plus transmission and Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation technology.

February 5, 2015

Pumper Truck Market Revival Evident at World of Concrete

The economic recovery has revived construction activity, which was obvious at the World of Concrete show which took place from Feb. 2-6 in Las Vegas.

February 3, 2015

Mack's 12-Speed mDrive HD Transmission Beefed Up for Vocational Applications

LAS VEGAS -- A heavier-duty version of Mack's mDrive automated manual transmission will be standard on the Granite truck starting this March.

January 16, 2015

Mack Expands Support for Body Builders

Mack Trucks expanded its customer and body builder support by creating a body builder order manager position along with a support team.

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