One of the most important differences between a Mack® truck and other makes is the level of control that Mack has over its design and engineering as an integrated manufacturer. The prime example of this is the Pedigree™ Powertrain — the “All-Mack” engine, transmission and axle combination that delivers outstanding efficiency and reliability by virtue of each component being designed specifically to work with each other. The great thing about this level of integration — which Mack has carried on since its beginning in 1900 — is the ability to continually improve each component to wring more efficiency and productivity from the entire powertrain. Mack’s latest powertrain evolution meshes advanced engine technologies, transmission innovations and Mack’s own telematics platform to take performance to a new level, with a 2 to 9 percent improvement in fuel efficiency. The latest Mack® MP® series engines have significant improvements in fuel efficiency, power and productivity, with reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Fuel efficiency rose from 2.1 to 8.8 percent compared with prior model year engines. Meanwhile, the Mack mDRIVE™ automated manual transmission gained new capabilities in 2016 with additional low-ratio “creeper” gears and vocational adaptations in the new mDRIVE HD model. Integration went in a new and very innovative direction with the introduction of Mack Predictive Cruise, an intelligent system that memorizes a route when cruise control is on, storing up to 4,500 hills in its memory. The next time the driver travels the route, Mack Predictive Cruise engages mDRIVE to choose the most fuel efficient gear for that specific stretch of road. Modern engine technology is heavily focused on emissions controls, and Mack’s experience in managing all aspects of powertrain performance includes exhaust after treatment systems (EATS). Mack took the opportunity of the new MP engines to develop a new design. Mack ClearTech™ One EATS is designed for Mack MP series engines and features a sophisticated new design that delivers near-zero emissions and low maintenance in a lighter, more compact unit. Its single-unit design frees up space on crowded frame rails, reduces weight and saves fuel and money. It also continues Mack’s tradition of low maintenance, increased uptime and lower total cost of ownership.
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