November 1, 2016 - Industry News
Kevin Fisher has joined the Volvo Group as its national account lease manager for the Northeast Region, the company has announced.
Tags: Volvo, New Hire, Aramark, Mack Trucks
October 21, 2016 - Industry News
Earnings for two of the world’s biggest truck makers varied greatly in the third quarter, according to figures released on Friday, and both had a dim view of upcoming sales in the North American market.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Freightliner, Western Star, Mack Trucks, Daimler Trucks, Daimler AG, Earnings, Daimler Trucks North America, Volvo Trucks North America, Dana Incorporated
October 4, 2016 - Product News
Mack Trucks has announced its Mack Asist mobile app that allows customers to manage service and unplanned events from any location on a mobile device.
Tags: Fleet Management Software, Mack Trucks, Connected Vehicle Technology, Mobile Apps, Repairs
Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks have entered into a memorandum of understanding with telematics provider Geotab.
Tags: Geotab, Mack Trucks, Connected Vehicle Technology, Volvo Trucks North America
September 23, 2016 - Product News
Mack Trucks is offering a lightweight version of the Mack Granite model, equipped with the 2017 MP 7 11-liter engine and mDrive HD 14-speed automated manual transmission aimed at concrete mixer applications.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Concrete Mixer Trucks, Mack Granite
September 19, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks has reached an agreement with WheresMyConcrete to develop future service options for Mack Fleet Management Services.
Tags: Fleet Management Software, Mack Trucks, Concrete Mixer Trucks, GuardDog Connect, Vocational Trucks
August 26, 2016 - Industry News
Rickard Lundberg has been appointed vice president and general manager for Mack Trucks’ Lehigh Valley Operations effective Oct. 1
Tags: Leadership, Mack Trucks, People, Manufacturing
August 11, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks has launched the Mack FleetPreferred parts and service purchasing platform, formerly known as MVPreferred or simply Preferred.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Mack Trucks, Parts and Service
August 9, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks has created a new online fuel economy tool that allows Mack customers to configure Pinnacle trucks and evaluate fuel efficiency potential on specific routes.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Truck Sales, Mack Trucks, Dealers
August 2, 2016 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks have renewed their contracts with Decisiv, the provider of the ASIST tool that enables real-time communications between customers, dealers and service staff.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Decisiv, Connected Diagnostics, Uptime, Volvo Trucks North America
July 25, 2016 - Product News
Mack Trucks is offering customers a 360-degree virtual reality tour of its trucks to show what it is like to sit in the cab and ride in a vehicle while on the job.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Pinnacle, mDrive, Virtual Technology, Mack Granite
July 20, 2016 - Industry News
Moderating new truck production and trade-ins have avoided layoffs and a greater glut of used trucks on dealers' lots, Dennis Slagle says.
Tags: Economy, Truck Sales, Mack Trucks, Mack Granite
July 11, 2016 - Product News
Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks have each launched a parts cross-reference feature for the online Select Part Store, making it easier to search for and buy parts online.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Online Tool, Parts and Service, Volvo Trucks North America
June 20, 2016 - Industry News
The Greensboro, N.C., location of TranSource has been designated a Mack Certified Uptime Center, becoming one of the first 15 dealers in North America to receive the distinction.
Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, Mack Trucks, Service Center, Uptime, Dealers
June 16, 2016 - Product News
Mack Trucks has expanded its fleet management services with the addition of Mack Omnitracs Integrated Telematics, providing real-time GPS location information as well as performance data.
Tags: Fleet Management Software, Mack Trucks, Omnitracs, telematics
June 7, 2016 - Industry News
Designed as an alternative to conventional piston-engine powertrains, the Wrightspeed Route is a range-extending electric system that propels the truck and helps reduce fuel consumption and vehicle maintenance costs, the companies said.
Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Mack Trucks, Alternative Fuels, Wrightspeed, Refuse Trucks
June 3, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks will showcase its 2017 powertrain lineup at WasteExpo 2016, including the public debut of its newest Mack MP series engines, the company announced.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Mack Trucks, Industry Event, Powertrains, Refuse Fleet
June 2, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Defense has announced a partnership with JWF Defense Systems for the assembly of the Mack Defense Lakota 6x6 vehicle system.
Tags: Military, Mack Trucks, Military Vehicles
May 26, 2016 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks are participating in the annual Ride for Freedom rally in Washington, D.C., over Memorial Day weekend, with each manufacturer’s 2016 Ride for Freedom truck.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Veterans, Military Support
May 20, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks will demonstrate two zero-emission capable drayage trucks as part of a California-based heavy-duty truck development project led by the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Ports, Hybrid Trucks, Drayage, South Coast Air Quality Management District, California, Emissions
April 22, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks picked Earth Day in Austin, Texas – said to be one of the country’s most “green” cities – to announce its 2017-model powertrain products, designed to save fuel and reduce carbon emissions.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Adaptive Cruise Control, Automated Manual Transmissions, Greenhouse Gas, Fuel Efficiency, Vocational Trucks, Diesel Engines
Earnings for two of the world’s largest truck makers moved lower in the first quarter, according to earnings reports issued Friday.
Tags: Volvo, Economy, Freightliner, Western Star, Truck Sales, Mack Trucks, Daimler AG, Earnings, Daimler Trucks North America, Volvo Trucks North America, Global
April 15, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks announced it will invest about $70 million in its Lehigh Valley, Penn., truck assembly operations over three years “to further improve manufacturing quality and efficiency and modernize the facility.”
Tags: Mack Trucks, Assembly Plants
March 30, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks has announced that Jonathan M. Randall was named the senior vice president of North American sales, effective April 11, 2016.
Tags: Vehicle Sales, Leadership, Mack Trucks, People
March 18, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks is recalling certain Granite, LR Pinnacle, TerraPro and Titan trucks for a driveshaft issue and separately a steering shaft issue.
Tags: Titan, Mack Trucks, Recalls, Mack TerraPro, Pinnacle, Mack Granite, Mack LR
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