Mack Trucks

Volvo Group leads 13-liter sales

For the first time, 13-liter engines have become the number one choice of U.S. Class 8 truck customers.

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New book explores first cross-continent truck trip

Many of you will be familiar with the 1919 military truck convoy that traversed the United States in an effort to test the efficacy of cargo trucks on the roads, or lack thereof, of the day. A Young Dwight Eisenhower was part of the convoy, and his experience of it is oft-cited as having a great deal to do with his support of the Interstate Highway Program as President later. A new book, however, tells the ...

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Volvo gets SuperTruck funds

Volvo and Mack Trucks will team to improve the freight-moving efficiency of heavy-duty trucks and reduce greenhouse gases.

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Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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Navistar sues EPA again over SCR rule

Navistar alleges nitrogen oxide emissions skyrocket when drivers don't keep diesel exhaust fluid topped off.

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Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

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Mack Granite stars in ‘Transformers’ movie

Truck comes to life as Megatron, leader of the Decepticons, in the movie “Transformers: Dark of the Moon.”

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A summer weekend read for gearheads

The technology for air-to-air coolers and auxilliary power units was invaluable for making cleaner running engines and saving fuel.

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Custom rig as educational shuttle

The Space Shuttle Blake has served a very important mission — educating students about space exploration.

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Custom rig as educational shuttle — a Mack contribution to the space program

It’s not as big as its sister ships. Nor has it ever gone into orbit. But for more than two decades, the Shuttle Blake has served a very important mission -- educating students about space exploration.  Mack Trucks has been part of the story all along. In the early 1980s Bob Boehmer, a teacher at Schnecksville Elementary school just outside of Allentown, Pa., came to Mack with an old military transport bus. Boehmer’s vision was to ...

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