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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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Mack 13-Speed Automated Manual Transmission Now Standard on Granite Models

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Mack Trucks said its mDrive HD 13-speed automated manual transmission will be standard on Granite models.

May 13, 2016
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Mack Unveils 2017 Powertrain

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AUSTIN, Texas — Mack Trucks presented a new powertrain that it said was designed to meet the second stage of Phase 1 federal greenhouse-gas limits. Those limits tighten the maximum legal amount of carbon dioxide output from a truck starting in January.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
May 2, 2016
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Mack to Invest $70 Million in Pennsylvania Assembly Plant

Mack Trucks announced a plan to invest about $70 million in its truck assembly plant in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, over the next three years.

Scott Kraus | The (Allentown, Pa.) Morning Call
April 17, 2016
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Mack Trucks Appoints Senior Vice President for North American Sales

A 23-year veteran of the heavy-duty commercial vehicle business soon will be responsible for Mack Trucks' North American sales, the Greensboro, N.C., company announced March 30.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
March 31, 2016
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Deep Reduction Option Available on Mack's mDrive Transmission

INDIANAPOLIS — Vocational customers of Mack Trucks using automated mechanical transmissions now have an option of deep reduction on the mDrive transmission.

Steve Sturgess | Special to Transport Topics
March 3, 2016
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UPDATE: Mack Named Official Hauler of NASCAR

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Mack Trucks has become the new official hauler of NASCAR, providing a fleet of custom-designed vehicles to transport the sport’s equipment and technology among racetracks across the country.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
February 17, 2016
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Mack-Powered TerraPro Cabover Models Get Expanded Telematics

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Mack Trucks has expanded telematics connections to all Mack-powered TerraPro cabover models and selected four dealerships, including one in Canada, as its first Certified Uptime Centers.

February 3, 2016
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Mack Trucks Approves Use of Renewable Diesel in Its Engines

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Mack Trucks has approved use of renewable diesel fuel in all its engines after truck and engine testing that showed it reduced greenhouse gas and particulate emissions, as well as decreased maintenance costs.

January 7, 2016
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Man Behind Mack Trucks' Museum Plans to Call it a Career After 58 Years

Brockway model 152W44 (1947) at the Mack Truck Historical Museum (Wikimedia Commons)

At the age of 80, Don Schumaker, the curator emeritus of the Mack Trucks Historical Museum in Allentown, Pennsylvania, plans to retire this year after 58 years at the museum. Maybe. He's tried to retire from Mack before.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
January 4, 2016

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