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  • Registration for Truxpo now open

    March 1, 2018 5:12PM by Truck West

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Western Canadian trucking show Truxpo is back in 2018 and is promising to offer expanded features for those attending the biennial event. “This year really will be bigger and better than ever for Truxpo,” said national show

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    Mack introduces 16,000-lb front axle

    April 20, 2017 11:26AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. — Mack Trucks today announced availability of a proprietary 16,000-lb front axle on its Pinnacle axle back and axle forward models. The new offering was announced at ExpoCam, and is geared towards flatdeck and heavy haul carriers in

  • Mack grows lease network

    April 28, 2016 2:55PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Leasing System added 19 dealers to its network in 2015, expanding its number of locations to 210 full-service Mack Trucks dealers. These dealers offer leasing in addition to traditional sales, parts and service, the company announced.

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    Mack optimizes mDrive HD for low-speed maneuverability

    April 18, 2016 3:12PM by James Menzies

    Truck maker also introduces single-box aftertreatment system to Canadian market at Truck World

  • Vision Truck Center among first Mack dealers to earn uptime designation

    February 2, 2016 2:52PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Vision Truck Center of Mississauga, Ont. is among the first four Mack dealers to earn the Certified Uptime Centers designation. Qualifying dealers have proven to deliver faster and more efficient service to customers, Mack claims. They do

  • Mack reaches GuardDog Connect milestone

    July 23, 2015 11:41AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Trucks has reached a milestone with its GuardDog Connect, recently delivering its 25,000th truck equipped with the remote diagnostics system. The truck, a Mack Pinnacle, was delivered to Cresson, Texas-based 3 Star Daylighting. GuardDog Connect was

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    May 26, 2015 10:06AM by James Menzies

    Mack has enjoyed great success with its mDrive automated manual transmission, standardizing it in the Pinnacle on-highway truck and enjoying about a 50% take rate on that product. Customers who have been asking for this product to be put into

  • Mack unveils Load Logic, 6×2 with liftable pusher axle

    March 27, 2015 10:44AM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Mack has introduced a Load Logic powertrain specification that can save fuel in applications where trucks regularly go out loaded and return empty. Load Logic is available on the Mack Pinnacle and locks out 12th gear when

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    Mack extends service intervals

    March 23, 2015 8:55AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack has extended service intervals for engine oil and diesel particulate filters (DPFs). The extended intervals cover model year 2011 and newer Mack trucks with MP7, MP8 and MP10 Mack engines and can potentially save owners thousands

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    March 17, 2015 1:42PM by James Menzies

    Mack Trucks came up north for an announcement that’ll be particularly welcomed by the Canadian trucking industry. Its Titan by Mack, serious, badass, heavy-hauler will now come standard with the mDrive HD (heavy-duty) automated manual transmission. Till now, the truck

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    Mack’s GuardDog Connect to monitor transmission fault codes

    March 16, 2015 11:13AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack is expanding its GuardDog Connect remote diagnostics platform to cover fault codes produced by its mDrive automated manual transmissions. GuardDog Connect will begin monitoring transmission fault codes in April, the company announced. Both its linhaul mDrive

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    Mack makes mDrive HD standard in Titan heavy-hauler

    March 5, 2015 8:59PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Mack Trucks officials came to Canada this morning to announce the company’s ultra-heavy-haul Titan by Mack will now come standard with the mDrive HD automated manual transmission. The announcement was made at the National Heavy Equipment Show.

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    Mack’s GuardDog Connect rolled out to concrete pumpers

    January 26, 2015 10:58AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack has announced the availability of its GuardDog Connect uptime support on concrete pumpers. The offering will be standard on Mack TerraPro concrete pumpers ordered as of April, marking the first proactive support service available for pumper

  • Getting down with uptime

    December 10, 2014 12:29PM by Sonia Straface

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Uptime was the buzzword of the year for Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks – and they finally brought the word to life with their new joint venture, the Uptime Center in Greensboro, N.C. that opened

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    November 24, 2014 8:32PM by James Menzies

    Last week I drove a Mack Pinnacle with the company’s newest engine rating, the MP8 505C+, which delivers 1,860 lb.-ft. of torque in every gear. You could call it the little engine that could. This 13-litre performs like a 15-litre