Titan

Stories from MATS: Perkins on a heavy haul

  Perkins Specialized Transportation has launched the biggest series of hauls in its history. The Northfield, Minn.-based company specializes in super loads -- the biggest, longest, heaviest cargo allowed on the nation’s highways. Over 40 years the firm has grown from a dozen workers and trucks to 65 employees and 22 heavy-haul rigs. It hauls everything from steam turbines and bridge beams to dryers for ethanol plants and gun mounts for destroyers. In 2011 Perkins faced one of its biggest challenges when it ...

Read More

Mack’s Titan to make National Geographic TV debut

A Mack Titan with a Mack MP10 engine will be featured on the National Geographic Channel's Ultimate Factories TV series at 8 p.m. EST this Saturday, the Greensboro, N.C.-based truck maker said. The hour-long episode will take viewers behind the scenes to show details of building the truck and its features. Filming for the episode was done at three Mack plants, including the historically important Macungie assembly plant in Pennsylvania. Read more here about Mack Trucks.

Read More

Human-powered Mack tractor pull

They've called it the "most powerful truck Mack has ever built." Powered by the Mack MP10 engine with a top rating of 605 hp and 2,060 lb.-ft. of torque, the Titan (pictured) was "engineered for handling the toughest jobs in the most extreme conditions – oil fields, logging, heavy equipment hauling," says company spokesman John Walsh. "It doesn’t flinch in rugged terrain or brutal weather.” And now, care of the "World's Strongest Man" competition, held in Charlotte, ...

Read More
Overdrive is covering MATS live all week Click here to see full coverage
Hello. Add your message here.