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Mack Trucks Partners With Omnitracs for Fleet Management Services

August 24, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Mack Trucks Partners With Omnitracs for Fleet Management Services

Mack Trucks has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Omnitracs to develop future service options for Mack Fleet Management Services. The additional options will expand Mack’s already robust fleet management offerings, and provide drivers with more choices to boost safety and lower costs through improved operational performance. Omnitracs, a [...]

Mack Truck a Big Star at Hollywood Premiere of ‘Being Evel’

August 21, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News
Mack Truck Grabs a Starring Role at Hollywood Premiere of ‘Being Evel’

Playing a role befitting a Hollywood hero, a Mack Pinnacle 70-inch high-rise sleeper model rolled into Southern California recently, hauling Evel Knievel’s fully restored 1974 Mack FS786LST model show truck. The occasion was the theatrical premiere of “Being Evel,” a documentary film that chronicles the life of the legendary daredevil. [...]

Bendix Delivers its 400,000th Electronic Stability System for Trucks

August 14, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Regulations, Safety, Technology
Bendix Delivers 400,000th Electronic Stability System for Trucks

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems said it has delivered more than 400,000 Bendix Electronic Stability Program (ESP) systems as the market continues to drive adoption of full-stability technology. Robust, growing sales over the last five years led to this latest delivery milestone. Bendix ESP, the first full-stability solution widely available for [...]

TransEdge Truck Centers Celebrates 25 Years of Selling Mack Trucks

August 14, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
TransEdge Truck Centers Celebrates 25 Years of Selling Mack Trucks

TransEdge Truck Centers, one of the largest Mack dealers in the Northeast and winner of many awards for excellence, will celebrate 25 years of operation Aug. 25 with an open house at its flagship location in Allentown, Pa. The dealer also has operations in Pittsburgh, Blue Mountain, and Stroudsburg, Pa. [...]

Mack Trucks Now Offering Premium Pre-Paid Maintenance Plans

August 11, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Mack Trucks Now Offering Premium Pre-Paid Maintenance Plans

Focused on reducing the total cost of ownership for customers, Mack Trucks now offers the option to purchase pre-paid preventive maintenance plans based on the revised service intervals announced earlier this year. The maintenance plans are available for all model year 2011 and newer Mack models powered by Mack MP7, [...]

Bids for a Trio of Mack Trucks Reach $870,000 for EREF Charitable Auction

August 5, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Technology
Bids for a Trio of Mack Trucks Reach $870,000 for EREF Charitable Auction

Mack Trucks played an integral role in the success of the 21st Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) Charitable Auction at WasteExpo 2015, with bids for three Mack-based models reaching a combined total of $870,000. All proceeds raised by the auction support the EREF’s research and continuing education efforts. Mack [...]

Mack Historical Museum Curator Wins Trucking Industry Award

August 4, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News
From left are Mack Trucks Historical Museum Curator Don Schumaker and Michael Kitsock, who assumes the role of museum curator at the end of 2015.

Don Schumaker, curator of Mack Trucks Historical Museum, has received the Historian of the Industry Award from the American Truck Historical Society (ATHS). The award recognizes individuals who have been diligent in their pursuit of the history of the trucking industry. As curator of the Mack Trucks Historical Museum, Schumaker [...]

Mack Trucks Delivers 25,000th Truck Equipped with GuardDog Connect

July 24, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Safety, Technology
Mack Trucks Delivers 25,000th Truck Equipped with GuardDog Connect

Mack Trucks said it has activated its award-winning Mack GuardDog Connect integrated telematics solution in more than 25,000 Mack models. The 25,000th truck — a Mack Pinnacle model — was recently delivered to Cresson, Texas-based 3 Star Daylighting. Mack GuardDog Connect monitors critical fault codes that could potentially shut down [...]

Mack Trucks Revives Legend of Evel Knievel for a New Generation

July 21, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News
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Mack Trucks is breathing new life to the enduring legend of one of America’s greatest daredevils and showmen. The heavy-duty truck manufacturer is partnering with the Historic Harley-Davidson dealership in Topeka, and Lathan McKay, of Evel Knievel Enterprises, to revive the motorcycle daredevil’s legacy through a traveling and permanent exhibit [...]

Mack Defense to Supply 1,500-plus Trucks to Canadian Military

July 20, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Mack Defense to Supply 1,500-plus Trucks to Canadian Military

Mack Defense has been awarded two contracts by the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada on behalf of the Department of National Defense. The truckbulder will deliver more than 1,500 8×8 trucks for the Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Standard Military Pattern (SMP) program and to provide an [...]