Today's Trucking

Mack offers video option, explores electrification

October 24, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – Reports of hot Class 8 truck sales tend to focus on the on-highway market, but don’t think about trashing the opportunities being realized in the refuse segment. “It’s been a very strong year for the refuse market […]


Quick Spin: Reviewing the Mack LR

June 25, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. –When I was just four years old, my mother liked to remind me, I once told a kids’ TV show host that when I grew up I hoped to become either an astronaut or a garbageman. Talk about hedging your bets. I’ll likely never make it onto orbit, but I did finally get a drive in a garbage truck. Mack’s new LR model, actually, and it was worth the wait.


Mack unveils upgrades for LR refuse trucks

April 24, 2018 by John Smith

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Mack has unveiled a series of new features for its LR refuse trucks during the 2018 edition of Waste Expo. The model is getting a sliding glass window on the passenger side of the vehicle, an […]


Mack Over-the-Air programming

May 9, 2017 by John Smith

Mack is bringing its Over the Air (OTA) programming to refuse vehicles including the 2018 Granite, TerraPro and LR models with Mack 2017 GHG engines. With that, owners can update software without pulling into a service bay, setting parameters like road speed limits from afar.


GuardDog Connect now standard on Mack LR

November 9, 2016 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON – Mack is bringing the power of telematics to refuse vehicles, introducing Mack GuardDog Connect as a standard offering in its LR low-entry cabover models with MP engines.