Today's Trucking

Focus On: Mack RoadLife 2.0

September 3, 2019 by John Smith

Jim Park takes viewers behind the scenes of filming for Mack Truck’s Roadlife 2.0 series, focusing on those who clear snow from the Thompson Pass in Valdez, Alaska.


New Brunswick shop pitted against Mack’s best

August 23, 2019 by John Smith

MONCTON, N.B. — A team from Lounsbury Truck Center in Moncton, N.B. pitted their skills against peers from across North America during the 2019 Mack Masters Competition in Allentown, Pa.

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Business is booming for mobile concrete pumps

August 15, 2019 by John Smith

RACINE, Wisc. – The interest in truck-mounted concrete pumps continues to grow in the push for ever-higher productivity gains on modern construction sites. Maybe you could call these the boom times.

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Mack using data to refine maintenance intervals

August 15, 2019 by John Smith

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Mack Trucks’ GuardDog Connect system can now offer further insights into maintenance intervals, using a new Dynamic Maintenance program that will better match the tasks to specific duty cycles.

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Mack pumped about truck sales, construction business

August 13, 2019 by John Smith

ST PAUL, Minn. – The market for commercial trucks remains strong, buoyed by factors including a strong construction sector, and Mack Trucks now forecasts a North American market for 325,000 Class 8 units this year.


Truck orders outpaced capacity, says Mack exec

April 15, 2019 by John Smith

MONTREAL, Que. — Class 8 truck orders may be slowing, but Mack director of product strategy Roy Horton does not sound concerned.


Mack Pinnacle grilles to echo Anthem

April 11, 2019 by John Smith

Mack’s Pinnacle trucks will echo the grille styling 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 […]


Mack makes battery refresher standard

April 11, 2019 by John 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 […]


Welcome to the Year of the Electric Truck

December 20, 2018 by John Smith

CARSON, Calif. – Penske Truck Leasing has accepted keys to Freightliners before, but today’s ceremonial handoff of an electric Freightliner eM2 kicks off what can safely be described as the Year of the Electric Truck.


‘It’s the dream job,’ says Mack’s top dog

August 21, 2018 by John Smith

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Martin Weissburg has not been the top dog at Mack Trucks for very long. He was named president June 1, succeeding Dennis Slagle who had been in the role since 2008. But Volvo Group’s senior-most executive in North America is no stranger to boardroom tables in the trucking industry.


New $30 million facility brings more than service to California

July 23, 2018 by elizabeth

FONTANA, Calif. – Drivers travelling through Southern California have a new place to stop for service, parts, and much more.

Tec Equipment recently opened a US $30 million sales, service, and parts facility that aims to bring a complete experience for customers.


Construction truck market to remain strong in 2018: Mack

January 24, 2018 by elizabeth

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Demand for construction trucks should remain steady in 2018, but they’ll represent a smaller percentage of the overall market due to strengthening demand for linehaul and regional trucks.

That was the assessment of Jonathan Randall, senior vice-president of truck sales and marketing with Mack Trucks, when speaking at a press conference at World of Concrete.


Tatum meets Mack on tour for Logan Lucky

August 28, 2017 by elizabeth

GREENSBORO, NC – One American legend recently met another, when Channing Tatum toured the Mack Trucks’ World Headquarters.
The actor stopped by the plant and took a truck for a test drive as part of a press tour unlike any other for his new movie Logan Lucky.
The movie, released August 18, stars Tatum as Jimmy Logan, who attempts to stage a robbery of the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR race. The star briefly shares the screen with a Mack B model truck in the new flick.
The unusual press tour took Tatum and crew on a road trip across the United States to promote the movie by showcasing America’s heartland, which served as the stage for the story.
Along his tour Tatum gave away a Harley Davidson motorcycle, road dirt bikes, cut down trees in Kentucky, and finished off the adventure with the movie premiere in Knoxville, TN.


Mack marketing with … Mack

July 19, 2017 by John Smith

GREENSBORO, NC — Defenses are said to win championships, and Mack Trucks is leaning on one of the top defensive players in football as it prepares to make gains in the truck market.


Mack offers glimpse of truck to come

July 13, 2017 by John Smith

GREENSBORO, NC – Mack Trucks unveils its new highway tractor on September 13, but bulldog lovers don’t need to wait that long for a sneak peek.