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Mack Launches 2017 Powertrain Lineup

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ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Mack Trucks rolled out its 2017 lineup here, featuring four in-house engines designed to meet federal greenhouse-gas emissions standards for trucks that tighten on Jan. 1.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 2, 2016
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Mack Trucks Names New Boss for Lehigh Valley Plant

Mack, on Aug. 24, announced that Rickard Lundberg has been appointed vice president and general manager of its Mack Lehigh Valley Operations plant in Pennsylvania.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
August 25, 2016
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Mack Refreshes Parts, Service Website for Fleets with 20 or More Trucks

Mack Trucks has launched its FleetPreferred website for parts purchasing and service repairs and designed for fleets with 20 or more trucks.

August 11, 2016
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Mack, VTNA Renew Contract with Decisiv for ASIST

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Mack Trucks Inc. and Volvo Trucks North America, both units of Volvo Group, said they renewed their contract with Decisiv Inc., which provides the ASIST service relationship management tool that both manufacturers use.

August 2, 2016
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Photo Gallery: New York City Relies on Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks Inc. supplies 98% of the 2,500 vehicles used by the Department of Sanitation in New York City. Here are some scenes from the department’s Central Repair Shop in Queens.

July 26, 2016
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Mack Trucks Offers Virtual Reality Rides in Certain Models

Mack Trucks said it now offers an online virtual reality test drive of models equipped with its mDrive HD 13-speed automated manual transmission, calling the experience a first for heavy-duty truck manufacturers.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 26, 2016
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With Slumping Demand, Mack Trucks Plans Production Shutdowns

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With heavy-duty truck demand sagging, Mack Trucks has scheduled several weeklong production shutdowns at its Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvania, assembly plant.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
July 20, 2016
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VTNA, Mack Add Parts Cross-Reference Feature to e-Commerce Platform

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Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks, both units of Volvo Group, announced that they rolled out an integrated parts cross-reference feature on their e-commerce platform Select Part Store.

July 12, 2016
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Mack Evaluates Wrightspeed’s Electric Powertrain

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Mack Trucks said it showcased its heavy-duty LR model retrofitted with the Wrightspeed Route 1000 range-extended electric vehicle powertrain at WasteExpo 2016 in Las Vegas earlier this month.

June 9, 2016
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Mack Trucks to Demonstrate Practicality of Zero-Emissions Drayage Trucks

Mack Trucks announced that it will demonstrate two zero-emission capable Class 8 drayage trucks as part of a California-based heavy-duty truck development project designed to help reduce air pollution at freight-intensive locations throughout the state.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 19, 2016

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