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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.

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...

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...

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.

DME: An Alternative Fuel that is Coming Soon
DME: An Alternative Fuel that is Coming Soon

October 3, 2013
Volvo Trucks North America believes dimethyl ether, or DME, is the real fuel of the future, and the company intends to get it to market as a motor fuel by...

Test Drive: Single-Rear-Axle Granite MHD
Test Drive: Single-Rear-Axle Granite MHD

October 10, 2013
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...

Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again
Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again

July 30, 2013
Coming up: another “non-event” for brakes? That’s what Phase Two of new federal stopping-distance requirements will be for truck operators, according to...

Stable Environment

March 1, 2006
The bendix anti-rollover system keeps mack mixer on its wheels.

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