Mack announces standard tires

Mack Trucks, Inc. recently selected the Bridgestone R250F as the standard tire for its Granite® and TerraPro™ Cabover model series of heavy-duty vocational trucks

Mack Trucks, Inc. recently selected the Bridgestone R250F as the standard tire for its Granite® and TerraPro™ Cabover model series of heavy-duty vocational trucks. Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC is the standard supplier of tires for all new MACK® trucks sold in North America. The R250F is specially designed for precise handling and excellent traction for refuse and construction service. Its design includes five ribs, tough tread compound and solid shoulder ribs to resist scrub and sidewall protector ribs to minimize damage from curbing, cuts and abrasions.

Mack also recently selected the R280 from Bridgestone as the standard tire for its Pinnacle highway model series. The R280 has improved wet traction, plus features to resist irregular wear and ensure long wear, high traction and retreadability for drive axles.

Mack also offers customers tires from Michelin, Goodyear, Continental, General and Yokohama.

Dedicated to quality, reliability, and total customer satisfaction, Mack Trucks, Inc. has provided its customers with innovative transportation solutions for more than a century. Today, Mack is one of North America's largest producers of heavy-duty trucks, and MACK® vehicles are sold and serviced in more than 45 countries worldwide. All Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems. Mack is also a proud sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations' public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of our nation's roadways.

Mack is a member of the Volvo Group, a publicly held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. With 2006 annual sales of approximately $34 billion, Volvo business areas include heavy trucks, buses, construction equipment, marine and industrial drive systems, aerospace, and financial services. In the United States, Volvo shares are listed on NASDAQ and are traded as ADRs (symbol: VOLV).

For more information about Mack, visit our Web site at www.macktrucks.com



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