Mack Anthem

"Born Ready," the eighth episode of Mack Trucks' RoadLife series, recently premiered on roadlife.tv and Amazon Prime Video. The episode tells the story of how country music singer and songwriter Steve Moakler created the song "Born Ready" after being asked to write an American road song for the launch of the Mack Anthem in 2017.

Two Mack Anthem models will be on display in Mack Trucks booth No. 4073 at the American Trucking Association's Management Conference & Exhibition 2018, Oct. 28 to 31 in Austin, Texas. The Mack Anthem model combines a bold yet still highly aerodynamic design and an all-new driver-inspired interior with Mack's legendary integrated powertrain to give customers a reliable and cost-effective truck they can count on to get the job done.

Throughout the month of October, Mack Trucks is demonstrating its support for breast cancer awareness by showcasing a pink Mack Anthem model at its Greensboro, N.C., headquarters, on its website, www.macktrucks.com, and at dealer, customer and community events.

The Mack Anthem shared the spotlight in a new music video for country music artist Jon Pardi's latest single, “Night Shift.” The music video features Pardi and his bandmates traveling down Nashville's iconic Broadway on a stage trailer being pulled by a Mack Anthem model.

The Industrial Designers Society of America awarded Mack Trucks' design team a Silver International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) in recognition of their work on the all-new Mack Anthem model. The team accepted the award at the 2018 International Design Conference IDEA Ceremony & Gala in New Orleans.

Mack Trucks salutes the dozens of drivers who participated in this year's recent National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Columbus, Ohio, as well as all professional drivers who keep our economy moving. Showcasing the talents of professional truck drivers from around the country, participants competed in nine vehicle classes that tested driving skill, safety and acumen.

When multiplatinum Grammy Award-winning artists Zac Brown Band needed a truck for their 2018 “Down the Rabbit Hole Live” tour, they knew only one brand would do. Mack Trucks and Zac Brown Band recently collaborated to create a custom-wrapped Mack Anthem 70-inch stand-up sleeper model to transport the band's merchandise to all 26 tour cities across the United States.

TransLand, a truckload and logistics services provider based in Springfield, Mo., recently added a bright green Mack Anthem model to its fleet to handle a very special job. Designated as a community truck, for every mile the new Anthem travels delivering goods to customers, TransLand will donate 5 cents to Care to Learn, a nonprofit that provides for the health, hunger and hygiene needs of students throughout Missouri.

To help customers realize maximum fuel efficiency, Mack Trucks introduced the Mack MP8HE 13-liter engine and the Mack HE+ package for Mack Anthem models. Mack Anthem models spec'd with the MP8HE engine and HE+ package deliver up to a 9.5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency and achieve the U.S.

Mack Trucks once again joined in a tribute to military men and women who have fallen in the line of duty with its participation in the 31st annual Rolling Thunder — Ride for Freedom rally. The event, which took place May 25 to 28 in Washington, D.C., honored fallen military heroes and drew attention to continued efforts to recover prisoners of war and those missing in action.

Pittsburgh-based carrier Pitt Ohio will test two Mack Anthem models equipped with Cummins Westport ISX12N natural gas engines during the next year as part of its ongoing commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its fleet through the use of alternative fuels.