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
March 3, 2016 - Product News
The Mack ClearTech One is a single-package exhaust aftertreatment system that combines the diesel particulate filter, selective catalytic reduction and diesel exhaust fluid dosing system into one unit.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Exhaust, Diesel Particulate Filter, Vocational Trucks, SCR, DEF, Diesel Emissions
March 2, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks released 13- and 14-speed versions of its Mack mDrive HD automated manual transmission to better suit certain vocational and on-highway applications.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Transmissions, Automated Manual Transmissions, mDrive, Vocational Trucks
February 16, 2016 - Industry News
Pinnacle Tractors have begun delivering supplies and equipment to races sponsored by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing.
Tags: Mack Trucks, marketing/promotions, NASCAR
February 10, 2016 - Product News
A custom Mack Granite snow plow model outfitted with all-wheel drive was built for Somerset Township, Penn., to deal with hilly terrain and windy roads in the area.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Snow Plow, Customization, Mack Granite
February 8, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks has announced the first four dealer locations to achieve the Mack Certified Uptime Center designation.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Dealers, Uptime, Repair Shops
February 2, 2016 - Product News
Mack’s integrated diagnostics and telematics product quickly diagnoses problems and automatically schedules dealer repairs, and confirms that needed parts are in stock and ready to install, all while the truck is still on the job.
Tags: Mack Trucks, On-Board Diagnostic System, Mack TerraPro, Connected Diagnostics, telematics
January 27, 2016 - Industry News
The Volvo Group is reorganizing based on truck brand, a move the Sweden-based global truck and engine maker says “offers clearer commercial accountability” for the group’s various truck brands.
Tags: Mack Trucks, People, Global, Volvo Group
January 7, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks has officially signed off on the use of renewable diesel fuel in all Mack engines after a period of truck and engine testing.
Tags: Emissions, Mack Trucks, Alternative Fuels, Renewable Diesel
December 4, 2015 - Industry News
Mack Trucks is celebrating the holidays by featuring Evel Knievel’s show truck “Big Red” at the Mack Trucks Historical Museum on three consecutive Saturdays in December.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Restoration, History, Museums
November 10, 2015 - Industry News
The recall, which Cummins will oversee, covers more than 3,000 Mack and Navistar trucks equipped with the ISL G natural gas engine. The trucks are potentially at risk for oil leaks that pose a fire risk.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Recalls, Mack TerraPro, NHTSA, Cummins, 2010-MY, 2016-MY, Mack Granite, Mack LR, Refuse Trucks, Construction Fleets
October 23, 2015 - Industry News
One truck maker has reported its third quarter profit doubled and is considering the sale of its used truck business while one of the nation’s largest trucking fleets has reported new records for the period in several areas.
Tags: Economy, Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Earnings, Landstar System, Fleet Earnings
October 19, 2015 - Industry News
The system replaces the traditional first in, first out method of working on customers’ vehicles by diverting jobs that will take under four hours to special service bays with dedicated technicians.
Tags: Vehicle Repairs, Customer Service, Mack Trucks, ATA MC&E
October 13, 2015 - Industry News
Before an enthusiastic standing-room-only crowd, largely composed of hundreds of assembly line workers, Mack Trucks executives ushered in the new axle production line installed at its Hagerstown, Md., powertrain assembly plant.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Axles, Vertical Integration
August 28, 2015 - Industry News
UPDATED — Mack Trucks is joining Daimler Trucks North America, Navistar and Volvo Trucks in deciding not to exhibit at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., next March.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Events, Mid-America Trucking Show, MATS
August 20, 2015 - Industry News
Evel Knievel’s custom 1974 Mack FS cabover show truck, "Big Red," was featured prominently at the premiere of the new documentary film "Being Evel" this week.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Restoration, History, Cabovers
August 14, 2015 - Industry News
TransEdge Truck Centers will be celebrating 25 years of operation on Aug. 25, with an open house at its flagship location in Allentown, Penn.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Anniversary, Dealers
August 10, 2015 - Product News
Volvo and Mack are offering pre-paid preventative maintenance plans as an option for fleets looking to reduce operating costs.
Tags: Maintenance, Volvo, Preventive Maintenance, Mack Trucks
July 23, 2015 - Product News
Mack Trucks has activated its GuardDog Connect integrated telematics solution in more than 25,000 models since the product launched in 2014.
Tags: telematics, Mack Trucks, Diagnostics
July 20, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: History, Mack Trucks, Restoration
July 17, 2015 - Industry News
Contracts worth C$725 million include more than 1,500 heavy 8x8 trucks, 300 trailers and 150 Armour Protection Systems.
Tags: Canada, Military, Mack Trucks
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