Mack Showcases Application Excellence at Equipment Fleet Management National Conference

COLUMBUS, OH (June 27, 2016) – Mack Trucks will showcase two models and its latest evolution of the Mack® integrated powertrain at the Equipment Fleet Management 2016 National Conference and Trade Show June 27-30 in Columbus, Ohio, demonstrating its commitment to meeting customer needs through application excellence.

Visitors to the Greater Columbus Convention Center will experience the 2017 Mack powertrain, which delivers improved performance, productivity and boosting fuel efficiency, thanks to several innovations, such as a common-rail fuel system for improved fuel injection and reduced in-cab noise, and a patented wave piston that enables more efficient combustion.

On display will be a Mack Granite® MHD model. With a dependable 9-liter engine and Mack’s proven Cornerstone™ chassis, the Granite MHD delivers legendary Mack toughness for customers with lighter duty cycles and shorter runs. Also on display will be a Mack Granite Axle Forward model equipped with a 2017 Mack MP®8 engine and the Mack mDRIVE HD 14-speed automated manual transmission.

Additional features of the Mack models on display include:

  • 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 Granite MHD Model
    Engine: Cummins ISL9
    Transmission: Allison 3000 Series
    Chassis: Mack Cornerstone Chassis

Granite MHD

Mack Trucks will demonstrate its commitment to application excellence with two models at the Equipment Fleet Management 2016 National Conference and Trade Show, including a Mack® Granite® MHD model (above). The conference runs from June 27-30 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.

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.

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