• You count on Mack trucks to be rugged and reliable. That’s why you bought one in the first place. You wanted a vehicle that you could count on day after day, year after year.

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  • Buckeye Concrete Pumping relies on the application-specific features of the Mack ® TerraPro™ to maintain their competitive advantage.

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  • When Alan S. McKim founded Clean Harbors in 1980, he did it with a Mack® truck. The company has grown from a four-person tank-cleaning operation to the largest hazardous-waste-management firm in North America.

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  • The percentage of vehicles equipped with automated manual transmissions (AMTs) continues to grow – in fact, almost 40 percent of new Mack trucks sold last year were spec’d with a Mack® mDRIVE™.

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  • Anyone who manages a fleet of vehicles has heard these words from their drivers before – turns hard, won’t turn, locks up, hangs up, oversteers, feels shaky, runs noisy.

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  • When the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s eastern region faces big problems, they turn to the heavyweights of their fleet — Mack® trucks. From snow and ice to tornadoes, washouts and rock slides, their Mack Granite® and Pinnacle™ models can handle it. And when there isn’t a big problem, their Macks keep the highways open by getting pavement patched before a small problem gets out of hand.

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  • Learn how REMACK® fuel injectors ensure optimal fuel use in today’s high-performing engines at MackTrucks.com/AftermarketAdvisor.

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  • Learn how using Mack EOS-4.5 engine oil can extend your drain intervals and decrease downtime for your fleet at MackTrucks.com/AftermarketAdvisor.

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  • The old saying "If you want something done right, do it yourself" applies in spades to J.L. Storedahl and Sons. The Kelso, Washington-based company hauls aggregates and stone used for road building in southwest Washington.

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  • Long-term success in a competitive field like drayage requires adaptability and a willingness to explore new technologies and practices. At Seattle-based Graham Trucking, success meant upgrading their aging fleet, even though many of their older Mack® trucks were still performing well, some after decades of use. Improved fuel mileage, lower repair costs and more driver amenities made the new models an obvious choice.

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  • Here’s a statistic that may surprise you: on average, weather-related delays cost trucking companies between $2.2 billion and $3.5 billion annually, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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  • The suspension systems on today’s trucks are lighter — and tougher — than ever before. And that’s good news for fleet owners and the industry in terms of reduced fuel use and longer maintenance intervals.

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  • Your vehicles can take a beating in the winter thanks to de-icing agents, snow piles and potholes. And while many winter hazards are unavoidable, there’s one move you can make right now to protect your vehicles from preventable damage – not just during the winter but all year long.

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  • Waste Masters Solutions is a regional commercial and recycling operation that has grown by being focused on service and performance in the Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

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  • Dan Moore is an innovator as well as a businessman, so when his glass transporting fleet — one of only a few such specialized haulers in the U.S. — ran into a problem, he wasted no time figuring out how to solve it.

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  • For more and more fleets, the benefits of automated manual transmissions (AMTs) are clear. That’s why the majority of new Mack trucks sold in the United States and Canada are spec’d with Mack® mDRIVE™ AMTs.

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  • Greater stopping power. Less maintenance. A car-like response. Those are just some of the reasons why fleets are spec’ing new trucks with air disc brakes. 

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  • As drivers and fleets begin to use electronic logging devices (ELDs), it may seem that they’re more trouble than they’re worth. But make no mistake – the federal ELD rule is designed to protect the safety of both drivers and the public.

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  • No matter how clean the air outside seems, environmental pollutants such as pollen, dust, soot and smog abound. And while you may think your cab protects you from these allergens, the truth is your truck is only as clean as its cabin air filter.

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  • With new CK-4 engine oils now on the market and in your trucks, you’re sure to be enjoying longer drain intervals and fewer oil changes. That’s because the advanced wear protection and viscosity control of this new class of oils can better handle higher underhood temperatures for longer periods of time than previous oil formulations.

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  • Leaking radiators can do more than just reduce a truck’s fuel economy. They can also lead to low power, engine overheating and substandard emissions due to damaged hoses, head gaskets, thermostats, sensors, EGR coolers and diesel particulate filters.

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  • You’ve always trusted Mack® Engine Oil to provide the very best protection for your Mack truck. But, as you may have heard, our formula recently changed. However, there’s no need to be alarmed. Because our new formula isn’t just different – it’s better. Much better. Here’s why.

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  • Snow, ice, slush, fog – winter weather can be a real inconvenience for a heavy-duty truck driver. But more importantly, it can also be a real danger.

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  • Regular oil changes are probably the most important preventive maintenance (PM) check you can perform on your Mack® truck. That’s because dirty oil can clog your engine, leading to reduced fuel efficiency, premature wear and unplanned downtime.

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  • We knew going in these would be high profile, high visibility tractors, and this is NASCAR -- so of course they would expect performance and uptime.  These trucks go out to a race every week and as soon as they return they’re getting ready to leave for the next race. There are  41 races for 2016.  So right away I knew they needed the MP8-505C+ 505 hp MP8 engines, mDRIVE™ transmissions and Mack's GuardDog Connect telematics platform for live fault code monitoring.

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  • There are applications where a customer needs a heavy duty truck, one that will last for years, that is durable and reliable but they really don’t need the power of an 11 liter engine.  There are locations where the terrain is flat so even at class 8 loads you really don’t need a lot of horsepower to get the job done.  Some applications can use a lighter duty truck, one that is right sized, a little lighter in weight and therefore you wouldn’t want to spend the money on a full class 8 truck.

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  • When it’s time to spec a new truck for your fleet, the available options can seem a little overwhelming. Not only do you have to make choices about application and driver comfort, but you also have to decide which features will help you maximize efficiency and reduce operational costs.

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  • Climb into any cab today, and odds are it’ll be running with self-adjusting brake adjusters (S-ABAs). In fact, an estimated 95 to 98 percent of tractors on the road today have automatic slacks, largely because they’ve been required on all heavy-duty vehicles since 1994.

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  • Blue, black or white exhaust. A knocking noise coming from your engine. Reduced acceleration, with or without a hard start. These are only a few signs it might be time to overhaul your heavy-duty Mack® truck’s diesel engine. Because even legendary durability may need a reboot over time.

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  • No two trucks are the same. There are thousands of options out there to customize your rig, including the many different types of wheels on the market. Whether you need to stay light or you’re hauling the heaviest of loads, you’ll need to choose from steel or aluminum wheels to get the job done.

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  • With the success of the mDRIVE™ transmission in the Pinnacle models and now the introduction of the mDRIVE™ HD in the Granite and Titan I thought it would be a good time to briefly point out some of the features that differentiate them.

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  • Frequent fill-ups are the norm for any truck driver. But did you know there’s more to the cost of fuel than the price at the pump? That’s because the diesel you buy today will impact the operation of your Mack fuel injection system tomorrow. And if the fuel is dirty, you could be facing significant downtime and expensive repairs.

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  • Box, flatbed, lowboy, tanker. No matter how your Mack® truck moves a trailer load, every haul has something in common. It relies on a rugged, durable fifth wheel assembly.

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  • We may have been around for 116 years, but Mack Trucks is no stranger to innovation – we embrace it. The industry-leading Mack® mDRIVE™ automated manual transmission (AMT) is now offered as standard on all Pinnacle models, and the Mack® mDRIVE HD™ is offered as standard on all Granite and Titan models. On top of an average 1 to 3 percent improvement in fuel efficiency for highway applications, the mDRIVE eliminates the manual shifter and clutch pedal, letting you concentrate on hauling your load instead of what gear you’re in. Making the truck easier to drive can potentially lead to lower driver turnover and cut down on recruiting and training costs.

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  • The brake system in your heavy-duty Mack® truck has one job: to keep you and everyone around you safe when it brings your truck to a stop. Whether you’re carrying heavy loads up and down steep grades or navigating back roads on regional hauls, your brakes are precision-engineered for pure performance and are built to last.

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  • During a typical combustion cycle in your heavy-duty Mack® truck’s diesel engine, thousands of controlled explosions are generated to give your truck the power it needs to charge ahead. These explosions pack a lot of heat, with combustion chamber temperatures easily reaching 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit.

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  • When you have something that works well, customers are happy with it and it’s selling well, the last thing you want to do is replace it with something new.  That’s the thinking behind the evolution of Mack’s MP® engine.

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  • Powering your Class 8 Mack® truck is not a job for the faint of heart, but your Mack's diesel engine is always up to the challenge. Whenever you and your truck are at work, your engine is laboring just as hard under your hood to keep you going.

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  • Your heavy-duty Mack® diesel engine is made up of an integrated system of parts that work together to achieve peak performance. Mack engine oil is the lifeblood that circulates throughout the engine, cooling it down, keeping components moving and reducing wear and tear on critical parts.

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  • Whether you're off hauling cross-country loads for weeks at a time or tackling construction jobs on a daily basis, your heavy-duty Mack® truck has the power to take on any task. But depending on your truck's application, that power could be consumed by anything from high hotel loads, to halogen lights for nighttime jobsites, to your Mack GuardDog® Connect telematics system. These features make short work out of tough jobs, but only if your alternator can shoulder your electrical load.

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