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Mack reveals ‘Anthem’

Mack reveals ‘Anthem’

Mack Trucks has unveiled a new long distance tractor for their US homemarket called Anthem. According to Mack the new Anthem is ‘designed for drivers’. The new Anthem can be ordered with various engine and transmission options. Available are 11 and 13 litre engines, the most powerful of them, a thirteen litre, being equiped with…Continue Reading

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Volvo discontinues D16 engine  in US

Volvo discontinues D16 engine in US

Several American media reveal that Volvo immediately discontinues  availability of it’s D16 engine for both Volvo and Mack trucks. Volvo says demand for trucks with a large engine has decreased, most of it’s customers prefer the smaller 13 litre engine. Volvo also has en eleven litre engine available for long distance Volvo trucks. Customers can…Continue Reading

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Siemens to take e-highway project to US

Siemens to take e-highway project to US

Siemens is to conduct demonstrations on a two-mile stretch of highway after installing a catenary system for electric and hybrid trucks in the vicinity of the largest US ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The company was awarded the associated contract by Southern California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). The objective is…Continue Reading

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Swedish Steel Prize for Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks has won the Swedish Steel Prize 2013 with their innovative Y-Twin suspension. With Y-Twin each front wheel has a construction with two Y-shaped parts made out of high-strength steel. These replace the front leaf suspension and are supposed to be just as strong. Better stability, more comfort and less wear on the tires…Continue Reading

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