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October 21, 2013

Volvo, Mack Continue Support of ATA Efforts

Volvo Trucks will remain the sole sponsor in 2014 of the America’s Road Team, the company announced at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Fla.

October 21, 2013

Twin-Sticks to No-Sticks (Trucks have sure come a long way, Baby)

It's easy to look back nostalgically at trucks that our grandfathers drove. Spend a day in one like Equipment Editor Jim Park did recently and say you wouldn't kill for an an automated transmission and an air-ride seat. Read more in Park's "On the Road" blog.

October 18, 2013

Federal Court Rules Against Engine Makers Over EPA’s Navistar Decision

A federal court on Friday dismissed a challenge to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency decision allowing Navistar International to make earlier model engines while paying a fine.

October 10, 2013

Test Drive: Single-Rear-Axle Granite MHD

Is this single-rear-axle truck the type of medium-heavy-duty model that Mack should have brought out first? I asked that question two years ago when I saw the initial offering, the tandem-axle Granite MHD. I figured other than the tandem, it was just right for municipal fleets and others who don’t need high carrying capacity.

October 10, 2013

Test Drive Photos: Single-Rear-Axle Granite MHD

Photo Gallery: Senior Editor Tom Berg took the Mack Single-Rear-Axle Granite MHD for a test drive.

October 2, 2013

Truck Makers Talk About Green Truck Initiatives

PHOENIX -- The affordability, abundance and relatively fast return on investment for natural gas trucks has pushed interest in electric hybrids for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and other alt-fuel alternatives to the back burner, but that doesn't mean truck makers have given up on hybrid drives and researching a variety of other technologies for future "green" trucks.

August 8, 2013

New Mack Shop Opens at the Mack Customer Center

A new Mack Shop location is now open inside the Mack Customer Center in Allentown, Pa. The store will carry a full assortment of Mack-branded merchandise in a location convenient for visitors to the Mack Customer Center and the Lehigh Valley community.

July 9, 2013

Transmissions: Automating for Fuel Savings

Traditional thinking on automated manual transmissions has it that AMTs are the great equalizers – bridgers of skill gaps between the best and the worst drivers in the fleet. While that’s still true, AMTs now bring even more to the fuel-economy table, offering fuel savings in their own right beyond what even the most professionally driven manual transmission could accomplish.

April 22, 2013

Mack Launches Bulldog mDrive Transmission Fluid

Mack Trucks introduced the Bulldog mDrive Transmission Fluid SAE 75W-80, a new transmission fluid for its mDrive automated manual transmission.

March 25, 2013

Mack Boosts MP8 Power, Launches Light-weight Suspensions

Mack Trucks has released a new power option for the 13-liter MP8 engine, boosting it to 505 horsepower and 1,860 lb ft in certain applications. As well, Mack unveiled two new suspension designs including one that weighs about 400 pounds less than competitive models.

March 21, 2013

Econodyne+ Gives Higher Torque While Climbing Hills, Mack Says

Mack Trucks has introduced the newest generation of its Econodyne family, the MP8 Econodyne+, a powerful engine ideal for on-highway customers who require additional muscle to move their loads.

March 7, 2013

Mack Expands Granite MHD Series with Single-Rear-Axle 4x2

Mack Trucks on Wednesday launched a single-rear-axle version of its Granite MHD (medium heavy duty) model, offering a Class 7 or Class 8 product for customers needing a lighter yet rugged work truck.

March 7, 2013

Mack Expands Granite MHD Series with Single-Rear-Axle 4x2

Mack Trucks on Wednesday launched a single-rear-axle version of its Granite MHD (medium heavy duty) model, offering a Class 7 or Class 8 product for customers needing a lighter yet rugged work truck.

February 5, 2013

MP8 Diesel Available in Mack’s TerraPro Concrete Pumper Chassis

Mack Trucks says its 12.8-liter MP8 engine is newly available in its MR TerraPro concrete pumper chassis, which was formerly available only with the 11-liter MP7.

January 23, 2013

Mack Honors Tri-State Truck Center Inc. as 2012 Distributor of the Year

Mack Trucks announced that Tri-State Truck Center Inc. of Memphis, Tenn. is its 2012 North American Distributor of the Year

January 21, 2013

Mack Launches Overhaul Program for Legacy Engines

Mack now offers a new engine overhaul program to better serve Mack E7 engine owners. The Mack Purebred Overhaul program is an industry standout, offering extended warranty coverage of up to three years or 350,000 miles

January 14, 2013

Kriete Group Honored for 60 Years as a Mack Dealer

Mack Trucks honored the service of one of its long-standing dealers, the Kriete Group Inc

January 9, 2013

Are you tougher than a Mack Truck?

Are you stronger than a Mack truck? Competitors for the World's Strongest Man competition recently took on the challenge

January 6, 2013

Test Drive: Mack's SuperEconodyne Can Lug Down Low for Fuel Savings

Cruising down the Interstate, you glance at the tachometer and gasp as you see the needle hovering at under 1,200 rpm. Yet the engine isn't vibrating or straining, and the rig continues to move steadily forward

December 19, 2012

Mack Names Jost Standard Fifth Wheel

Jost International fifth wheels will be a standard feature on Mack Pinnacle, Titan by Mack and Mack Granite model trucks

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