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Mack Defense Nets GSA Contract to Deliver CNG, LNG Trucks

April 13, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Mack Defense Nets GSA Contracted to Deliver CNG, LNG Trucks

Mack Defense has been awarded an indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity contract from the General Services Administration (GSA) to supply Mack Pinnacle, Mack Granite and Mack TerraPro models from now until the initial contract ends Oct. 31, 2015. GSA has the option to extend the contract for an additional year [...]

Mack Trucks Brings Load Logic, 6×2 Liftable Pusher Axle to MATS

March 27, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fuel, Mid America Show, Technology
Mack Trucks Brings Load Logic, 6x2 Liftable Pusher Axle to MATS

Mack Trucks introduced Mack Load Logic and a 6×2 liftable pusher axle option for the Mack Pinnacle highway model at the Mid-America Trucking Show Thursday, improvements that it said brings fuel efficiency and productivity improvements to bulk and liquid haul applications. Designed for applications that routinely haul out heavy and [...]

Mack Truck Extends Service Intervals on a Trio of Engines

March 24, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Technology
Mack Truck Extends Service Intervals on a Trio of Engines

Mack Trucks said Monday it is extending service intervals for diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and diesel engine oil and filter changes on all model year 2011 and newer Mack models powered by Mack MP7, MP8 or MP10 engines. Over the life of a truck, the extended intervals can add up [...]

Mack Truck Fans Pick Their ‘Fave’ for Upcoming 2016 Calendar Shoot

March 20, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Owner Operators
Mack Truck Fans Pick Their ‘Fave’ for Upcoming 2016 Calendar Shoot

Mack Trucks is offering its customers an opportunity for their Mack models to be spotlighted in next year’s calendar. And while they say every dog may have its day, six special Bulldogs will each get an entire month in the 2016 Mack Trucks Calendar. Customers may nominate their trucks and [...]

Mack Trucks’ GuardDog Connect to Monitor mDrive Transmissions

March 17, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Technology
Mack Trucks’ GuardDog Connect to Monitor mDrive Transmissions

Mack Trucks announced Monday that Mack GuardDog Connect — its proactive integrated telematics system — will now monitor critical fault codes for Mack mDrive automated manual transmissions. Critical fault codes signify a major issue that could result in a vehicle being out of operation. GuardDog Connect will begin monitoring mDrive [...]

The New Mack mDrive HD

March 9, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Video
The New Mack mDrive HD

The mDRIVE HD heavy-duty automated manual transmission comes standard on Mack Granite and Titan by Mack trucks to help attack whatever challenges you face on the job. This 12-speed, two-pedal transmission offers up to 2,060 lb.-ft. of torque, horsepower ratings from 515 to 605 HP and is designed to integrate [...]

Mack Trucks’ mDRIVE Transmission Now Standard on Titan

March 6, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Mack Trucks’ mDRIVE Transmission Now Standard on Titan

Adding another model to its lineup of commercial trucks featuring the fuel-efficient Mack mDRIVE automated manual transmission, Mack Trucks said this week the new transmission is now available and standard in the Titan by Mack model. The announcement was made at the National Heavy Equipment Show, where Stephen Roy, president [...]

Mack Names Vanguard Truck Center its Dealer of the Year

February 17, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Pictured from left to right are Mike Reardon, Mack Trucks west region vice president; Dan Kingston, Vanguard vice president, Arizona region; Tom Ewing, Vanguard Truck Center president and dealer principal; Tommy Lyons, Vanguard sales manager, Arizona region; and Stephen Roy, president, Mack Trucks North America.

Founded in 1989, family-owned Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix has been named Mack Trucks’ North American Dealer of the Year for 2014. Vanguard operates full-service commercial truck centers in Arizona, Georgia, Missouri and Texas. In 2014, Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix experienced tremendous growth, surpassing sales goals by nearly 50 [...]

Mack Donates 2014 Concrete Mixer to Industry’s CIM Education Auction

February 5, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Technology
Mack Donates 2014 Concrete Mixer to Industry’s CIM Education Auction

Mack Trucks donated a 2014 Mack Granite Axle Forward model to the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) auction, which took place Wednesday during World of Concrete 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Bids on the Granite model, which is mounted with an 11-cubic-yard Bridgemaster mixer donated by McNeilus, were accepted [...]

Mack’s mDRIVE Transmission to be Standard on Granite Trucks

February 4, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Technology
Mack Truck’s mDRIVE Transmission to be Standard on Granite

Mack Trucks this week unveiled a heavy-duty version of its game-changing Mack mDRIVE automated manual transmission, offering its new mDRIVE HD as standard equipment on orders as of March for the rugged Mack Granite model. Mack made the announcement during World of Concrete 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. [...]