Mack Trucks

Mack CEO on ‘Undercover Boss’ this weekend; Overdrive editor on magazine’s 50th anniversary

Mack prez works from the trenches Class 8 trucks come to CBS reality-TV series Undercover Boss this weekend, featuring Mack Trucks President & CEO Denny Slagle. The broadcast will be from 9-10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, Eastern and Pacific. In making the episode, as with others in the series, the company president went undercover to work side-by-side with Mack employees at the Macungie, Pa., plant that assembles every Mack truck sold in North America; the Hagerstown, Md., plant that ...

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Trucker of the Year 2011

When the housing market collapsed, Dan Heister learned how quickly flatbed could go sour — and what it would take to keep his head above water.

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Truck dealership opens

A new dealership with Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America franchises has opened in North Las Vegas, Nev., TEC Equipment Inc., announced. The dealership, at 4380 Donovan Way, includes an 8,000-square foot facility with a showroom, warehouse, offices and three pull-through service bays. Truck parts sales and warehousing are available, and full-line truck service, maintenance and repair will be offered in December.  Read more at TEC Equipment.  

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Mack customer center includes museum

The center includes the Mack Museum and Heritage Center, filled with Mack vehicles dating back to 1905.

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Birth of an Icon

For hard-working owner-operators trying to survive in a highly regulated industry, Overdrive became the Voice of the American Trucker.

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Old Mack bulldog learns some new tricks

The old Mack bulldog has something to bark about: His website was named one of “10 Great B-to-B Sites” by BtoB (as in business to business), a marketing magazine.

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Mack to increase employment

Mack Trucks will add 125 workers at its Macungie, Pa., truck assembly plant starting in October.

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An industry in transition

Truck makers share thooughts on top issues such as their biggest challenge in the next five years, customers' spec'ing choices and verticle integration of truck components.

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U.S., California to consider SCR ‘loopholes’

The EPA and the California Air Resources Board have presented preliminary proposals aimed at alleged compliance loopholes noted by Navistar.

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Mack TerraPro refuse truck ‘Sliced’ on History Channel

The star of last week’s episode of the History Channel television program Sliced was “tough, rugged and good-looking,” said makers of said star, a Mack TerraPro refuse truck that the show’s host, John McCalmont, showed backed up its exterior with EPA 2010 emissions-certified power in the guts. Each week, the Sliced host uses a bevy of tools to slice objects apart, layer by layer, exploring how they work. On previous episodes, McCalmont has taken on objects ...

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