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Mack Trucks | mDrive Automated Manual Transmission

44 Mackid 150mDRIVE HD is now standard on the Granite series. Designed and engineered to work exclusively with Mack MP7 and MP8 engines, the 12-speed transmission has an automated clutch, so no clutch pedal is required. Operation is controlled through a dash-mounted shift pad by selecting drive, neutral or reverse. For more demanding jobsite maneuvers, a premium shift pad can be operated manually to hold a gear, downshift or upshift.

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Lift axle, powertrain specs net fuel savings for cement hauling

47 Mackv 150Mack Trucks has added the Load Logic and 6x2 liftable pusher axle option for its Pinnacle highway tractor, citing the potential for fuel efficiency and driver productivity improvement in cement and other bulk material deliveries, where vehicles tend to haul out heavy and return empty.

 

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Bendix fuses collision prevention, speed limit compliance and driver coaching technologies

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Capable of reading and holding truck drivers to posted speed limits, momentary engine de-throttling and automatic brake engagement upon detecting imminent or highly probable accident conditions, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ new suite of truck-mounted devices leverages established Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Wingman Advanced Collision Mitigation, and AutoVue Lane Departure Warning System technologies.

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