Blue stage lighting gave this Volvo VN a striking appearance during the truck builder's press conference at MATS. Powertrain enhancements and advanced aerodynamics (such as the sun visor redesign) are boosting VN fuel efficiency by 8%.
Mack's Granite is gaining marketshare in a variety of vocations, including oilfield operations where it is used in straight truck and tractor versions. The latest Granite developments include a 36-inch sleeper.
This rear view of the MAC-VAC shows the rugged galvanized bumper and tow hook needed in oilfield operations.
MAC-VAC, a 6,300-gallon (150-barrel) aluminum non-code vacuum trailer, is the newest tank product from MAC Trailer Inc, Alliance OH.
Equipment on the trailer included a Right Weigh digital scale.
Mack displayed this Pinnacle at MATS with a 505-hp MP8 engine and mDrive automated transmission. Mack officials say the mDrive could account for 40% of the company's transmission sales within the next 10 years. The mDrive is credited with increasing fuel economy by about 1.5%.
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