Trademark. The company's trademark is the bulldog, which can be found on the front of almost all Mack trucks. A gold-plated bulldog indicates the truck was made with a Mack produced drive train, engine, transmission and drive axles. A chrome bulldog indicates other manufacturers' components were used. The company's trademark is the Bulldog. Mack trucks earned this nickname in 1917, during World War I, when the British government purchased the Mack AC model to supply its front lines with troops, food and equipment. British soldiers dubbed the truck the Bulldog Mack. (plural Mack trucks) A vehicle produced by Mack Trucks, especially a semi-trailer. A semi-trailer of any brand. (figuratively) Any unstoppable or enormous thing coming through. Mary swept through the board meeting like a Mack truck. Given the nickname of Mack Trucks co-founder John M. Mack, the custom-built, all-wheel drive, mega crew cab pickup is based on a Mack Granite model and is powered by a 13-liter Mack MP8 engine providing a huge 800 horsepower and 2, 800 lb. Custom-fabricated mega crew cab body and pickup bed.
The Mack and Volvo engines are not the same, however. The block, the crankshaft, and other major components are indeed shared, but it stops there. performance families. Each of them will sound like a Mack, feel like a Mack, and pull like a Mack, the company says.
“It gives us credibility in forging a very bright future for Mack, our dealers and our customers. We believe the refresh of our brand embodies what we've stood for in the past and continue to stand for today. We're confident and passionate about our trucks and our customers.
The 16-liter Mack MP10 engine, the most powerful Mack engine offered, carries over unchanged. With up to 605 horsepower and 2, 060 lb. -ft. of torque, the MP10 comes standard in the Titan by Mack model, the ideal choice for heavy-haul, severe-duty applications.
PACCAR forms joint venture with Gustavo Vildosola Castro in Mexico to form Kenworth Mexicana. Peterbilt Motors Company is acquired, significantly increasing Pacific Car and Foundry's heavy-duty truck capability.
Possibly America's most famous manufacturer of fire apparatus, Mack Trucks of Allentown, Pennsylvania began building fire trucks around 1911. Over the years, these beautiful fire engines, bearing the trademark "Bull Dog", Mack stopped making custom apparatus in 1990 to the dismay of Mack fans.
The truck was a Mack Pinnacle tractor with its newest engine rating, the 13-litre Mack MP8 505C+. It was put together by Vision Truck Group as a Mack Trucks Canada demonstration unit and then loaned out to James Dick Construction. The new made-for-Canada rating, introduced in August, produces 505 hp and 1, 860 lb.
Full apparatus production wound down in 1984, and the CF was discontinued in 1990. That same year, Mack became a division of Renault, which had been buying stakes in Mack since the 1970s. Mack chassis are still used for fire apparatus, with bodies built by other manufacturers.
2000 - On December 18, 2000 the United States Department of Justice approved the acquisition of Mack by AB Volvo, Sweden. Mack is acquired by AB Volvo. Mack celebrates its Centennial anniversary.