Mack Trucks’ 2017 Powertrain Takes Spotlight at WasteExpo 2016

06-03-2016 
LAS VEGAS (June 2, 2016) – Mack Trucks will highlight its updated 2017 powertrain at WasteExpo 2016, marking the public debut of the newest evolution of the Mack MP® series engines. Engineered with several innovations, including a common-rail fuel injection system and patented wave piston, Mack’s 2017 powertrain delivers improved performance and productivity, while also boosting fuel efficiency.

Visitors to Mack booth no. 1327 in the Las Vegas Convention Center will also experience Mack’s full lineup of trucks designed to handle challenging refuse and recycling work. A special Mack demonstration truck will also highlight some exciting new technology for refuse vehicle propulsion.

Mack models featured in the booth include:

  • Mack LR® Model Cabover Front Loader
    Engine: Mack MP7 325M
    Front axle: Mack UniMax™ FXL20, 20,000 lbs.
    Rear axle: Mack S402R, 40,000 lbs.
    Suspension: Mack mRIDE™
  • Mack Granite® Axle Forward Hoist Truck
    Engine: Mack MP8 445C
    Transmission: mDRIVE® HD 14-speed
    Emission Control: Mack ClearTech™ One
    Front axle: Mack UniMax FXL20, 20,000 lbs.
    Rear axle: Mack S462, 46,000 lbs.                                                      
    Suspension: Mack mRIDE
  • Mack TerraPro® Cabover Front Loader
    Engine: Cummins Westport ISL-G – compressed natural gas
    Front axle: Mack UniMax FXL20, 20,000 lbs.
    Rear axle: Meritor RT46-160 46,000 lbs.
    Suspension: Hendrickson HN462 46,000 lbs.
  • Mack LR Model Cabover Automated Side Loader
    Engine: Mack MP7 325M
    Front axle: Mack UniMax FXL20, 20,000 lbs.
    Rear axle: Meritor RT46-164EH 46,000 lbs.
    Suspension: Mack mRIDE
  • Mack LR Model Cabover Split Body Rear Loader
    Engine: Mack MP7 325M
    Front axle: Mack UniMax FXL20, 20,000 lbs.
    Rear axle: Mack SS522R, 52,000 lbs.                                                
    Suspension: Ridewell Dynalastic RD-202S 52,000 lbs.

Mack LR Model hires

Mack Trucks will highlight its updated 2017 powertrain at WasteExpo 2016, June 7-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Mack booth no. 1327 will feature Mack’s full lineup of trucks designed to handle tough refuse and recycling applications, including the Mack LR model (above).







Dedicated to durability, reliability and meeting the needs of customers, Mack Trucks has provided purpose-built transportation solutions for more than a century. Today, Mack is one of North America's largest producers of heavy-duty trucks, and Mack® trucks are sold and serviced through an extensive distribution network in more than 45 countries. Mack trucks, diesel engines and transmissions sold in North America are assembled in the United States. Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality, ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems and OHSAS 18001 standard for health and safety management systems. Mack is also a proud sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations' public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of our nation's roadways.

Mack Trucks is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2017, the Volvo Group's net sales amounted to about $39 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company. Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, please visit www.volvogroup.com.