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

February 22, 2014
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...

Transmission Trends
Transmission Trends

April 18, 2014
The swing continues toward heavy automated products, but manuals still dominate. Light and medium trucks are almost all ‘shiftless.’

Cold in Roanoke, a Shiny Overnite Rig, and a Volunteer Named Wizzy. How About That?
Cold in Roanoke, a Shiny Overnite Rig, and a Volunteer Named Wizzy. How About That?

January 24, 2014
Piggyback and container trains were running on an O-gauge model railroad, and little big rigs were backed into loading docks, just like in the real world.

High-mpg Model Round-Up
High-mpg Model Round-Up

June 22, 2015
The best fuel economy starts with a truck model specifically designed to squeeze the most possible miles from a gallon of diesel fuel and all major builders...

Class 8 Update: Economics Forge Change
Class 8 Update: Economics Forge Change

December 20, 2013
Is trucking in for a transformation? Many believe that long-haul trucking will become less important as regional operations grow and intermodal takes over...

Trucks Block Possible Terrorism in D.C., New York City
Trucks Block Possible Terrorism in D.C., New York City

January 20, 2017
In Washington, military and civilian trucks helped closed a large swath of the city, ensuring the safety of the new president and crowds at the inauguration.

Save Fuel, Increase Profit, Save the Planet
Save Fuel, Increase Profit, Save the Planet

January 13, 2014
Is this a case of win-win? Do the new regulations limiting greenhouse gas emissions help both the environment and truck operators’ bottom lines? So it seems.

QuickSpin: Mack's mDrive HD
QuickSpin: Mack's mDrive HD

August 21, 2015
What’s better than an mDrive automated manual transmission if you’re running Mack dump or mixer trucks? An mDrive HD, for (extra) heavy duty, the company...

Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times
Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times

October 17, 2016
Production cutbacks should reduce heavy truck inventories, but are fleets waiting for new, more fuel-efficient models to appear? From our October issue.

Test Drive: Detroit’s Smooth Self-Shifter
Test Drive: Detroit’s Smooth Self-Shifter

March 3, 2014
“Proprietary” is a magic word among truck builders. It describes components of the company’s own manufacture or design that are installed on the company’s...

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