April 1, 2015
Mack Trucks has introduced drivetrain systems that executives said improves load-hauling efficiency and fuel economy of their Pinnacle tractor for bulk haulers.
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
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 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 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
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
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.
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 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
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
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 Trucks expanded its customer and body builder support by creating a body builder order manager position along with a support team.
December 15, 2014
We take a look at the current and upcoming models from Class 8 manufacturers.
Builders report order upswings of 20% and more, along with gains
for proprietary diesels and automated transmissions.
December 9, 2014
The joint Mack and Volvo Uptime Center brings all of the companies' aftermarket experts under one roof, where the support people and their expertise can get immediately to work on a customer downtime problem.
December 8, 2014
Carriers and drivers are gearing up to deliver wreaths wreaths to be placed on the graves of veterans across the country this Saturday, Dec. 13, as part of the annual Wreaths Across America Program.
November 24, 2014
Mack Trucks recently launched a new skill contest open to technicians in its dealer network called the Mack Masters Competition. There will be 991 participants making up 263 teams in a competition of hands-on skill and knowledge of Mack systems and procedures.
September 30, 2014
Mack Trucks is sponsoring the American Trucking Association’s Share the Road safety program for the 13th year, and donating a Mack Pinnacle Axle Back sleeper featuring a 505 horsepower MP8 505C engine and an automated manual transmission.
September 29, 2014
The new services enhance operations, reduce costs and increase safety for customers, and eliminate the need for aftermarket hardware purchases and installation costs for Macks built recently.
September 22, 2014
Cummins Filtration is recalling more than 63,000 fuel filters due to the possibility they could fail. The filters were distributed in both the aftermarket and on certain Cummins engines manufactured earlier this year.
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