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    Mack ratifies agreement with UAW employees

    November 4, 2019 6:19AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack Trucks announced it has ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with its United Auto Workers employees. The UAW went on strike in recent weeks, halting truck production. The agreement covers 3,500 employees at six facilities. “The

  • Mack gives market update, introduces limited edition Anthem

    October 28, 2019 11:35AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Mack Trucks remains upbeat about the North American truck market, despite cooling orderboards. “We still see a very strong fourth quarter for Mack Trucks,” Jonathan Randall, senior vice-president of sales and marketing said at the North American

  • Mack strike ends as deal is reached with UAW

    October 25, 2019 7:56AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The weekslong strike by some 3,500 hourly workers at six Mack Trucks facilities in the U.S. is over. The company announced late Thursday that it has reached a tentative agreement on the terms of a new four-year

  • Talks to end Mack strike set to resume

    October 21, 2019 2:37PM by Truck News

    MACUNGIE, Penn. – Negotiations to end a strike by some 3,500 hourly workers at six Mack Truck plants in the U.S. were expected to resume Monday. The workers began their stoppage Oct. 12 after their contracts expired Oct. 1, CNBC

  • Getting by with a little support from their friends

    August 15, 2019 4:46PM by Derek Clouthier

    Mack and Putzmeister marry well in demanding concrete pump truck market

  • Mack and Schwing team up to offer top quality concrete pump trucks

    August 13, 2019 4:08PM by Truck News-West

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Mack Trucks is predicting another strong year in the construction segment, including the concrete industry, where its Granite and TerraPro models have been top sellers for the company. “Getting to number one in these types of

  • Mack Trucks names Maxsle Butler VP, national accounts

    July 2, 2019 7:28AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, NC – Mack Trucks has named industry veteran Maxsle (Max) Butler vice-president of national accounts. Butler, who has been in the industry for 30 years, will be responsible for all national accounts activities in North America. He will also

  • Canada represented at Mack Masters Competition

    June 25, 2019 12:32PM by Truck News

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Top Dogs from Lounsbury Truck Centre in Moncton, N.B., represented Canada at this year’s Mack Masters Competition. The event evaluates participants’ knowledge of Mack service systems and procedures and pits teams from across North America against

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    Pinnacle adopts Anthem grille elements

    April 11, 2019 12:33PM by John G Smith

    Mack’s Pinnacle trucks will echo the grille stylings of the Mack Anthem beginning in the third quarter of 2019. The axle-forward Pinnacle is available in daycab and sleeper configurations. The grille is framed by LED headlights, which are 66% brighter

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    Mack not concerned with slowing truck orders

    April 11, 2019 12:25PM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – Slowing Class 8 truck order intake is not a concern to Mack Trucks, according to Roy Horton, director of product strategy, who spoke at an Expocam press conference April 11. “It’s not an alarming issue at this

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    Mack attacks sulfation with standard battery refresher

    April 11, 2019 12:19PM by John G Smith

    Mack Trucks is adding a battery refresher as a standard feature on all truck models beginning in the second quarter of 2019. The refresher, mounted in the battery box, helps to reduce and reverse the effects of sulfation, giving lead-acid

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    Mack calendar competition now open

    April 9, 2019 7:48AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack truck owners are invited to compete for a spot in the 2020 Mack calendar. For the fourth straight year, six spots in the calendar will be chosen by Mack Trucks’ social media followers. The competition runs

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    Kenworth, Peterbilt, Mack showcase offerings during World of Concrete

    January 22, 2019 4:54PM by Truck News-West

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Kenworth Trucks, Peterbilt Motor Company, and Mack Trucks are displaying an array of offerings during World of Concrete, including mixers and pump trucks. Kenworth is showcasing its T880S mixers and T880 pumper during the Las Vegas

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    Mack’s TerraPro pumper gets mDrive HD transmission

    January 22, 2019 4:22PM by John G Smith

    Mack TerraPro concrete pumpers will be available with Mack mDrive HD automated manual transmissions this year, making it the first cabover concrete pumper with an AMT. The fully integrated 13- and 14-speed mDrive HD is the only AMT with split-shaft

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    Mack updates over-the-air options

    October 17, 2018 9:19AM by John G Smith

    Mack Trucks has expanded its over-the-air software and vehicle parameter capabilities, offering more updates for those with 2017 GHG Mack engines and factory-installed hardware. Mack Over the Air was launched in February 2017 with updates for powertrain components and vehicle