Mack Trucks Announces WasteExpo 2017 Product Lineup
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 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.