Mack Trucks Joins Volvo in Rolling Out DME-Powered Trucks

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Fleets & Fuels - July 16, 2013

Mack Trucks is taking the lead from its corporate parent Volvo Trucks and will begin production of dimethyl ether-powered Pinnacle Axle Back models in 2015. Volvo introduced the DME option last month in Sacramento with Oberon Fuels and emphasized its benefits – there’s no soot, so no diesel particulate filter is needed, and it can provide up to a 95% carbon reduction compared to diesel.

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