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March 5, 2014

Mack Updates 'Brand Identity' With Modernized Logo, New Tagline

It takes guts to tinker with a brand identity as iconic as that of Mack Trucks, but leaders at the 114-year-old company felt it was time to make a bold move to reflect how Mack has evolved. Tuesday Mack unveiled a sleeker, more modern logo and a new tagline, "Born Ready."

March 4, 2014

Q&A: Mack's Stephen Roy Talks About Service, Market Share

Stephen Roy, who has been Mack Trucks president, sales and marketing for North America since Jan. 1, spent the last five years in aftermarket parts and service, which he says is key to the company’s continued success. We sat down with Roy for more insight.

February 26, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Find Out What's Revolutionary About the Mack Twin Y Suspension

Get a close-up look at how Mack's "revolutionary new tandem drive axle suspension," the Twin Y, as Equipment Editor Jim Park takes a Twin Y-equipped Mack Pinnacle through its paces at the now-retired Mack Allentown Proving Grounds in this Ultimate test Drive video.

February 22, 2014

Mack’s Poised to Win More Sales with Products and Support, New President Says

Dealers are “fired up” to sell trucks, with new emphasis on highway applications. And executives will "relaunch the Mack brand" at the ConExpo-ConAgg show in March.

February 13, 2014

Standard Specification Set for Diesel Alternative DME

Testing standards group ASTM International has issued a standard specification for the diesel alternative in truck engines, dimethyl ether.

January 21, 2014

Mack Adds Air Disc Brakes to Vocational Truck Lineup

Mack has introduced the Meritor EX+ Air Disc Brakes for their Mack Granite, TerraPro and Titan by Mack models. Mack introduced the air disc brakes offering across its vocational lineup at the 2014 World of Concrete exhibition.

December 30, 2013

Several Truck Models Recalled for Various Problems

Recalls have been issued by several truck makers for range of problems including with seat belts, lighting, tie-rod assemblies and missing certification labels.

November 20, 2013

Mack Granite MHD Rear Loader Offers Option for Refuse Customers

The recently introduced Mack Granite Medium Heavy Duty rear loader offers a reduced weight option for refuse companies and municipalities desiring a truck built for lighter-duty cycles, such as short inner-city routes or for service in smaller towns.

November 18, 2013

Recalls Issued for Some Mack 2013 and 2014 Models

Two recalls, affecting nearly 1,700 Mack trucks have been issued, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

November 13, 2013

Volvo Rolls Out I-Shift, Mack Launches Vision, for Mexican Market

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO -- Volvo Trucks North America officially introduced its I-Shift automated manual transmissions for the Mexican market and rolled out a truck model from sister company Mack to address the Mexican on-highway market.

November 5, 2013

Mack Trucks Reduces Energy Usage Through Climate Corps Program

Mack Trucks is continuing to work toward developing new ways to save energy at its Macungie Cab & Vehicle Assembly facility in Macungie, Pa.

October 30, 2013

Paccar, Volvo and Daimler Report Strong Earnings

Most of the nation’s heavy truck makers reported third quarter earnings this week, showing health profits, despite some showing a slip in sales compared to the same time a year ago.

October 3, 2013

DME: An Alternative Fuel that is Coming Soon

Volvo Trucks North America believes dimethyl ether, or DME, is the real fuel of the future, and the company intends to get it to market as a motor fuel by 2015 in Volvo VN models as well as Mack Pinnacle trucks from its sister company.

September 25, 2013

Stephen Roy Named Mack North American President

Mack Trucks Inc. announced that Stephen Roy has been named president of North American Sales & Marketing, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Roy has led the company’s aftermarket business since 2008, and will succeed Kevin Flaherty, who is retiring after more than 40 years with the company.

September 23, 2013

Mack Adds Leasing Locations in U.S. and Canada

Building upon the growth of its extensive leasing location coverage in the U.S. and Canada, Mack Leasing System recently added 11 new member dealer locations.

September 16, 2013

Navistar Competitors Ask Court to Penalize Some Engines

A feud between truck engine makers and the federal government was heard last week in Federal Court in Washington D.C.

September 13, 2013

Lawmakers, Industry Press for No FET Hikes on Trucks

Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House to discourage any increase in the 12% Federal Excise Tax on the purchase of heavy-duty trucks and trailers, a measure that has been discussed as one way to raise more money for highways.

July 30, 2013

Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again

Coming up: another “non-event” for brakes? That’s what Phase Two of new federal stopping-distance requirements will be for truck operators, according to people we talked with. Stronger, higher-performance brakes on certain vehicles won’t even cost much more in most cases. But like Phase One two years ago, which was hardly noticed by truckers, Phase Two represents a lot of work for brake makers and truck builders.

June 20, 2013

Mack to Begin Production of DME-Powered Vehicles in 2015

DME has the same performance and energy efficiency as diesel. The fuel is compression-ignited, is handled and stored similar to propane and does not need cryogenic temperatures or high tank pressures.

May 21, 2013

Mack Rolls Out New Spring Suspension for TerraPro

Mack Trucks has introduced the mRIDE spring suspension for its TerraPro refuse model truck during Waste Expo 2013 in New Orleans.

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