The History of Mack

The American company Mack was founded by the Mack brothers in 1900 in New York (a few years later it moved to Pennsylvania) for the production of trucks and buses. In 1979 10% of the company was bought by Renault, and by 1990 Mack became a branch of the French car manufacturer. In 2001, AB Volvo became the owner of Mack. In 2009 the headquarters of the manufacturer was moved to Greensboro, North Carolina. Plants for production of trucks are located in the U.S. and Australia.

The introduction of the V-MACĀ® Electronic Engine Control System in 1990 took the engine lineup to a whole new level. The V-MAC system is responsible for integrating engine and cruise control into the truck's powertrain and controls two power takeoff clutches. Especially for the E7 engines Mack has patented a unique electronic system for adjusting the mixture injection torque, which provides both low fuel consumption and reduced emissions. In 1991, Mack developed for the E7 and E9 series a 'High Injection Pressure Combustion System' which provided complete combustion of the high-pressure mixture and a more dynamic piston stroke. The tweaking significantly improved combustion efficiency and significantly reduced oil consumption.

The change of shareholders brought a number of significant changes in the product line of Mack truck manufacturer: production of the old FCM, MS, RD, and CS models was stopped, and the assembly of the new, promising models Granite, Le-Vision, and CH has been started. The modern Mask range includes 8 families of 7-8 classes, which can be divided into three main groups: SUVs, tractors and truck chassis for construction, municipal and agricultural equipment. Do not forget to use Mack VIN decoder in order to avoid potential problems when buying a used car.

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