Mack Trucks Features Mack® MD Electric and LR® Electric Trucks at ACT Expo 2023


GREENSBORO, NC (April 26, 2023) – Mack Trucks announced today that the recently-revealed Mack® MD Electric will be shown alongside the Mack LR® Electric refuse vehicle at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, May 1-4, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

Launched in March of this year, the Mack MD Electric on display will be a Class 6 model with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 25,995 pounds. It features a three-phase Permanent Magnet Synchronous 260 horsepower motor powered by Nickel Manganese Cobalt (NMC) Oxide lithium- ion batteries, rated at a 240kWh and good for an estimated range of up to 230 miles. The MD Electric is the second electric vehicle introduced by Mack Trucks to the industry. The first was the Mack LR Electric, which went into production in December 2021.

The Mack LR Electric on display will be a Class 8 refuse model with a GVWR of 66,000 pounds. The next generation Mack LR Electric offers 42 percent more energy and a standard 376kWh total battery capacity for increased range between charges. Twin electric motors with 448 continuous horsepower and a 4,051 lb.-ft. of peak torque output from zero RPM power the vehicle.

Both trucks proudly display a copper-colored Bulldog which makes them easily identifiable as a Mack and denotes the electric drivetrains. They can be seen in Mack Trucks booth No. 5667 in the Anaheim Convention Center. 

The Mack MD Electric will be produced at Roanoke Valley Operations (RVO) in Roanoke Valley, Virginia, where Mack began production of the Mack MD Series in 2020.  The Mack LR Electric is produced at the Mack Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) facility in Macungie, Pennsylvania, where all Class 8 Mack vehicles for North America and export are assembled.

Features of the models in Mack booth No. 5667 at ACT Expo include:

  • Mack MD Electric
    Transmission: Direct Drive
    Features: Meritor MFS+ 10,000-lb. front axle; Meritor MS-1714X 17,000-lb. rear axle; Mack AL190 19,000-lb. Air Suspension

  • Mack LR Electric Day Cab
    Transmission: Two-speed Mack Powershift
    Features: Mack FXL20 20,000-lb. front axle; Mack S462R 46,000-lb. rear axle; Mack mRIDE™ suspension; and Mack GuardDog® Connect integrated telematics solution


For more information about the Mack MD Electric and LR Electric models, please visit Mack booth No. 5667 at ACT Expo, contact your local Mack dealer or visit

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CAPTION: Mack Trucks announced today that the newly launched Mack MD Electric will be shown alongside the Mack LR® Electric refuse vehicle at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, May 1-4, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

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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