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Mack Trucks Opening New Dealership in Cotulla, Texas Next Month

July 30, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
mack texas

Later next month, Mack Trucks is opening a new dealership in Cotulla, Texas that will be highlighted by the world’s largest Mack Truck pylon, measuring more than 17 feet tall and 29.5 inches wide. The mammoth sign was recently installed at Valley Truck Centers’ new 40,000-square-foot facility in preparation for [...]

Mack Trucks Opens a Pair of New Locations in Canada

July 1, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News
Mack Laval

Mack Trucks further strengthened its service and support network in Canada with the opening of new facilities in Saskatchewan and Quebec. “Mack’s customers reap the benefits of maximum vehicle uptime and increased ROI because of the ongoing investments throughout our dealer network,” said Stephen Roy, president, Mack Trucks North American [...]

Mack Trucks Helps Buyers Find Alternative Fuel Grant Assistance

June 20, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fuel, News, Owner Operators
A driver fuels a Mack Pinnacle Axle Back model with liquid natural gas.

Mack Trucks says it has begun working with an organization to assist dealers and customers navigate through the grant process to obtain public funding for vehicles using alternative fuel and clean diesel. Brian Layman, Mack vice president of business development, said, “Whether the solution is an alternative fuel vehicle or [...]

Mack Truck Invests $26 Million in Macungie Plant Facelift

June 19, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology
Macuggie plant

Mack Trucks Inc. has announced a $26-million upgrade of the Macungie Cab & Vehicle Assembly facility in Macungie, Pa., that the truckmaker says will improve the plant’s efficiency, including a realignment of sub-assembly and material handling to more efficiently support the main vehicle assembly lines. The plant will also implement [...]

Mack Recalling 44,000 Trucks for Electronic Flasher Defect

May 29, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Owner Operators, Regulations, Safety

Mack Trucks Inc. announced this week it is recalling certain model year trucks that were manufactured between Feb. 28, 2006 and Nov. 8, 2013, equipped with the Hamsar electronic flasher. A total of 44,047 vehicles are involved in the recall. These include 2010-2014 CHU, CXU, and MRU, 2007 CT and [...]

Mikalonis Joins Mack Trucks as VP of National Accounts

May 22, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

Mack Trucks has named Stan Mikalonis its new vice president of National Accounts where he will lead Mack’s National Accounts team, which encompasses a range of Class 8 market segments. “Mack is pleased to welcome Stan to the team,” said Stephen Roy, president of Mack Trucks North American Sales & [...]

Trucking Execs Ponder the Perks, Pitfalls of Natural Gas Tractors

May 9, 2014 By: Steve Mitchell Tags: Fuel, News
2014 ACT Expo speakers, from left: Charles Cook, Roy Horton, Andrew Douglas, Frank Bio and Bob Carrick.

This week’s ACT Expo in Long Beach, California — touted as North America’s largest-ever clean fleet shows — attracted company representatives from all weight classes of trucks and the alternative fuels and equipment available to power them. Problems arose, said one executive from a major truck builder, when he began [...]

Volvo, Mack Recalling Trucks for Possible Engine Fire Hazard

April 21, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Owner Operators, Regulations, Safety

Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks Inc. have announced the recall of certain model year tractors due to engine problems. Volvo Trucks is recalling certain model year 2013 through 2015 VNL trucks, as well as certain  2013-2014 VNM trucks equipped with Cummins Westport Model ISL G and ISX12 G [...]

Mack Trucks Names Brian Layman New VP of Business Development

April 16, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

Mack Trucks has named Brian Layman its new vice president of business development, where he will be responsible for product segmentation, development and management of sales programs, dealer measurements and new truck sales pricing and quoting activities for truck sales in North America. “Mack is pleased to have Brian on [...]

International Models and Mack Trucks Target of Recalls

March 27, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Owner Operators, Regulations, Safety

Navistar says it is recalling more than 1,000 International Lonestar, Paystar, Prostar, Workstar and 9900 commercial vehicles because brake S-cam brackets can fracture, resulting in a faulty brake. The model year is 2012-2013. In addition, Mack Trucks announced this week that it is recalling nearly 16,500 trucks due to fire [...]