Mack Trucks
Business, Technology

For Martin Weissburg, President Post at Mack Trucks Is ‘Dream Come True’

Mack Anthem cab on display A new Mack Anthem truck on display at MATS. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Martin Weissburg, the newly appointed president of Mack Trucks, is studying further changes to the Lehigh Valley Operations plant as he begins to put his mark on what he called a dream job.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 21, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment, TCA

Mack Trucks: Trump’s Tariffs Could Put Us at a Competitive Disadvantage

Sporting an "I Love Trucks" button, President Donald Trump speaks meets with truckers and industry CEOs regarding healthcare, March 23, 2017, in the Cabinet Room of the White House. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Back on March 23, 2017, President Donald Trump welcomed trucking industry representatives to the White House for a discussion on health care. During their visit, Trump, wearing an “I [heart] truckers” pin, climbed into the cab of a Mack truck parked on the lawn, pumped his fists and pretended to drive the stationary big rig.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
June 28, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment, TCA

Mack Defense Wins Army Contract Valued at Up to $296 Million

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Mack Defense of Upper Macungie Township, Pa., has landed one of its largest contracts, a deal that has the potential to keep the Mack Trucks’ subsidiary busy for the next seven years.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
May 31, 2018
Business, Safety

Mack Trucks Wins Appeal of $6 Million Asbestos Verdict

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Mack Trucks Inc. and Ford Motor Co. won a new trial in an asbestos exposure suit after Maryland’s top court threw out a Baltimore man’s $6 million jury award.

Peter Hayes | Bloomberg News
May 14, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Orders Rise, but Market Share Falls for Mack Trucks in First Quarter

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Everybody knows about the up-and-down, cyclical nature of the heavy-duty truck market. But as Mack Trucks proved in the first quarter, sometimes you can be up — and down — at the same time.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
April 25, 2018
Business, Equipment

Mack Cites Comeback of Longhaul Market in 2018

Jonathan Randall of Mack Trucks Randall by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Fleets in the longhaul segment are increasingly spurring Class 8 demand as the highway market makes a comeback, according to Mack Trucks, whose new Anthem model is aimed directly at that segment.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
March 22, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Mack Posts Modest Uptick in Deliveries, Receives Surge in Orders in 2017

Mack Trucks

If you look solely at Mack Trucks’ delivery total last year, you see a number that is only 4% — or about 800 trucks — higher than the company’s total in 2016, which was its worst statistical year since 2010.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
January 31, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Mack Adds Split-Shaft Function for mDrive HD AMT

Mack mDriveHD automated manual transmission Mack mDrive HD automated manual transmission. (Mack Trucks via YouTube)

Mack Trucks introduced split-shaft functionality for its Mack mDRIVE HD automated manual transmission to provide customers with high-demand power takeoff.

Transport Topics
January 26, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Want to Build Your Own Mack Anthem? You Can — on a Much Smaller Scale

Mack Trucks

Want an all-new Mack Anthem, without the six-figure price tag or commercial driver’s license needed to drive one? Well, you’re in luck.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
January 23, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Mack Trucks Adding 400 Jobs at Pennsylvania Assembly Plant

Bloomberg News

Mack is back, upshifting into hiring mode for its massive Lower Macungie Township, Pa., assembly plant that already employs about 2,000 people.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
December 13, 2017

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