Mack Trucks

Business, Technology

Mack Makes FlowBelow Factory-Installed Option

Mack Anthem with FlowBelow The Mack Anthem is now available with a factory-installed FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit system. (Mack Trucks)

Mack Trucks announced the availability of a factory-installed FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit package on its Mack Anthem highway models, further improving fuel efficiency by up to 2.23%.

October 26, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Mack Delivers LR Electric Refuse Truck to NYC

Mack LR The DSNY Mack LR Electric demonstration model will be based at DSNY’s Brooklyn North 1 garage. (Mack Trucks)

Mack Trucks announced it has delivered its heavy-duty LR Electric demonstration model to the New York City Department of Sanitation, which will put it through rigorous, real-world trials collecting refuse.

September 25, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Mack Touts Versatility of New Medium-Duty Models in Crowded Market

Mack MD Mack MD Series by Mack Trucks

Mack is emphasizing its Class 8 experience with various applications as full production is underway for two new medium-duty models designed for various segments in that highly competitive market.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 23, 2020
Business, Equipment

Mack Launches Initial Production of New Medium-Duty Models

Mack Trucks facility in Salem, Va. Workers recently began making the Mack MD Series of medium-duty trucks at the plant in Salem, Va. (Mack Trucks)

Mack Trucks reported initial production of its MD Series of medium-duty trucks has begun at its Roanoke Valley Operations facility in Salem, Va.

July 27, 2020
Business, Equipment

Northwest Equipment Sales Adds First Washington State Location

Mack Anthem A Mack Anthem. Northwest Equipment Sales' location in Burbank, Wash., offers brands from Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America. (Mack Trucks)

Northwest Equipment Sales has opened a dealership in Burbank, Wash., that offers brands from Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America.

June 16, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Mack Reports Parts Distribution Centers Operating as Normal

Mack parts delivery Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks announced it is encouraging customers and dealers to order parts as they normally would and in a normal quantity, and Mack parts distribution centers will continue to fulfill orders on a typical schedule.

April 27, 2020
Business, Equipment, Safety

Mack Explores Social Distancing on Production Line

Workers at Mack Trucks plant in Pennsylvania Workers at the Mack Trucks plant in Macungie, Pa. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Mack Trucks told Transport Topics it is exploring new ways of working and possible approaches to production that would allow for increased social distancing when its Lehigh Valley truck assembly plant in Pennsylvania reopens.

March 27, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Mack Announces Active Steering for Granite Models

Mack Granite Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks announced its active steering system, Mack Command Steer, will be available for ordering in its Granite axle-back vocational models in the third quarter.

March 10, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Mack Granite Model to Include Enhanced Bendix Braking System

Mack Granite truck A 2018 Mack Granite dump truck at an industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Mack Trucks will include enhanced brake-assistance technology in its heavy-duty truck line as part of a partnership with Bendix.

February 7, 2020
Business, Equipment, TCA

Mack to Lay Off 305 at Pennsylvania Assembly Plant

Mack truck on assembly line A Mack truck on the assembly line. (Mack Trucks)

Mack Trucks plans to lay off 305 employees at the end of February at its Lower Macungie Township, Pa., assembly plant as the manufacturer adjusts to lower market demand for heavy-duty trucks.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
January 10, 2020

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