Mack Trucks Announces WasteExpo 2017 Product Lineup

05-01-2017 
GREENSBORO, NC (May 1, 2017) – Mack Trucks will spotlight a full lineup of refuse vehicles during WasteExpo 2017, including its Mack® LR model. The LR model, built to withstand challenges of refuse customers requiring enhanced maneuverability, increased visibility and improved driver comfort, is available in three-axle 6x4 configurations and is powered by diesel or natural gas.

Also featured in Mack booth No. 2526 will be Wrightspeed’s Geared Traction Drive unit, complete with a custom axle. Mack is the first OEM to evaluate Wrightspeed technology within a Class 8 refuse vehicle.

Refuse vehicles in the Mack booth at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans include:

  • Mack LR
    Engine: Mack MP®7 345R, 345 horsepower, 1,280 lb.-ft. of torque
    Features: lb.; Mack C150/151 carriers; Mack Unimax FXL20 20,000 lb. front axle; Mack S462R 46,000 lb. rear axle; Mack mRIDE 46,000 lb. suspension
  • Mack Granite® Axle Back
    Engine: Mack MP7-405M, 405 horsepower, 1,480 lb.-ft. of torque
    Transmission: Mack mDRIVE HD 12-speed automated manual transmission
    Features: Mack Unimax FXL 20 20,000 lb. front axle; Mack S462R 46,000 lb. rear axle; Mack Cornerstone chassis; Mack mRIDE 46,000 lb. suspension
    Mack Grade Gripper hill holding assist; Mack Power Leash engine brake
  • Mack TerraPro® Cabover
    Engine: Mack MP7-325M, 1200 lb.-ft. of torque
    Features: Mack Unimax FXL20 20,000 lb. front axle; Mack mRIDE 46,000 lb. rear suspension
  • Mack TerraPro®
    Engine: Mack MP7-325M, 325 horsepower, 1,200 lb.-ft. of torque
    Features: Mack Unimax FXL20 20,000 lb. front axle; Mack mRIDE 46,000 rear suspension; Mack Power Leash engine brake
  • Mack LR
    Engine: Mack MP7-325M, 325 horsepower, 1,260 lb.-ft. of torque
    Features: Mack Unimax FXL20 20,000 lb. front axle; Mack SS522R 52,000 lb. rear axle


Mack Trucks will spotlight a full lineup of refuse vehicles during WasteExpo 2017, including its Mack® LR model (above). Visitors to Mack booth No. 2526 will also see Wrightspeed’s Geared Traction Drive unit, complete with a custom axle. Mack is the first OEM to evaluate Wrightspeed technology within a Class 8 refuse vehicle.






Dedicated to quality, reliability and total customer satisfaction, Mack Trucks, Inc., has provided its customers with innovative 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 and diesel engines sold in North America are assembled in the United States. Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality and ISO 14001 standard for environmental 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, Inc. 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, which employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2015, the Volvo Group's sales amounted to about $37 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.