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Mack Trucks Website a Gold Winner in Horizon’s B2B Category

July 17, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Technology
Mack Trucks Website a Gold Winner in Horizon’s B2B Category

The Mack Trucks website (MackTrucks.com) was honored as a Gold Winner in the business-to-business category of the 13th annual Horizon Interactive Awards, which recognize excellence in interactive media production. “We continue to hear lots of positive feedback about MackTrucks.com, but the Horizon Interactive Award is a terrific validation of the [...]

Mack Trucks Integrates Partnered Services to Improve Uptime

July 9, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators, Technology
Mack Trucks Integrates Partnered Services to Improve Uptime

Mack Trucks recently enhanced its Uptime solutions by expanding its partnered services offering, which it claims will enable faster, more accurate diagnostics and improved communication to get customers and their trucks back on the road faster. The improved diagnostics results from the integration of Mack ASIST with Truck Diagnostics System [...]

Volvo Group Opens $70-million Truck Parts Distribution Center

July 1, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Volvo Group officials and dignitaries cut ribbon to formally open new CDC in Byhalia, Miss.

With hundreds in attendance, the Volvo Group on Tuesday celebrated the inauguration of its new 1 million-square-foot Central Distribution Center (CDC) in Byhalia, Miss. The $70-million state-of-the-art facility supports the company’s Mack and Volvo truck brands, as well as Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Penta. Located 25 miles southeast of [...]

Shealy Truck Center Celebrates its 75th Anniversary as a Mack Dealer

July 1, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News
From left are Keri Hogue, parts and service operations manager, Shealy Truck Center; Stephen Roy, president, Mack Trucks North America; Bruce Shealy, president, Shealy Truck Center; and David Shealy, vice president, Shealy Truck Center.

Mack dealer Shealy Truck Center of Columbia, S.C., recently celebrated its 75th anniversary as a Mack dealer. Originally established in 1932, company founder James H. “Bo” Shealy became a Mack Trucks dealer in April 1940 and has sold Mack truck models since. “We congratulate Shealy Truck Center for being a [...]

Mack Truck Names its Mack Masters Competition Champions

June 26, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Technology
From left are Mike Vales, Mack technical service manager, Canada region; Babine Truck & Equipment team members Matthew Giesbrecht, Clarence Oosterhoff, Dan Orser, and Tyler Kronebusch; and Stephen Roy, president, Mack Trucks North America.

The final round of the inaugural Mack Masters competition was recently held at the Mack Customer Center in Allentown, Pa., and featured the top five customer support teams from Mack dealers across North America. Following an intensive, hands-on final challenge, team “Babine PG” from Babine Truck & Equipment of Prince [...]

Mack Trucks Named 2015 Commercial Vehicle Maker of the Year

June 17, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Technology
Mack Trucks Named 2015 Commercial Vehicle Maker of the Year

MackTruck’s ongoing commitment to offering state-of-the-art uptime and telematics solutions has resulted in recognition by TU-Automotive — a leading organization focused on the connected vehicle technology segment — with the 2015 Commercial Vehicle Maker of the Year Award. Mack received the award for Mack GuardDog Connect, its integrated telematics solution, [...]

New Mack Refuse Truck Puts its Focus on the Driver

June 3, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
New Mack Refuse Truck Puts its Focus on the Driver

Mack Trucks this week introduced its highly anticipated Mack LR low-entry cabover refuse model, built specifically to meet the challenges of refuse customers who require enhanced maneuverability, increased driver comfort and improved visibility. Built with input from customers, the Mack LR model is available in three-axle 6×4 configurations and can [...]

Volvo’s Ride for Freedom Truck Honors America’s Military Heroes

May 25, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Owner Operators
Volvo’s Ride for Freedom Truck Honors America’s Military Heroes

This year’s Ride for Freedom truck, built at Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley assembly plant in Dublin, Va., accompanied a motorcade of about 160 motorcycles from the plant to Washington, D.C., this weekend for the Run for the Wall motorcycle rally. For 24 years, New River Valley employees and the [...]

Mack Trucks’ Aftermarket Conference Spotlights Uptime Program

May 13, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Mack Trucks’ Aftermarket Conference Spotlights Uptime Program

Mack Trucks recently hosted “UPTIME 2015,” its biennial aftermarket conference, bringing dealer parts and service managers, Mack aftermarket staff and other service personnel together for featured programs, workshops and breakout sessions designed to teach best practices for maximizing customer uptime and improving the service process. The three-day event, conducted in [...]

Volvo Group Joins Peloton to Bring Truck Platooning to U.S. Highways

April 28, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety, Technology
Volvo Group Invests in Peloton’s Truck Platooning System

Volvo Group Venture Capital, a subsidiary of the Volvo Group,  is making an investment in Peloton Technology, which develops vehicle technologies that deliver safety and fuel savings to fleets in the trucking industry. Peloton’s truck platooning system is an integrated safety, efficiency and analytics platform that builds on advanced safety [...]