Development of Mack Trucks' CH600 Conventional Vehicle 892463
Mack Trucks, Inc., recently introduced the all new CH600 Model, the first in a series of conventional vehicles designed for the 1990's. The CH was designed for applications in all segments of the Class 8 highway tractor market, including line-haul freight, liquid and bulk tanker, owner-operator, and local delivery. Program goals, development techniques, and key analysis methods are presented. The emphasis of this paper is on the design and development of the cab and frame - the key elements of the new vehicle.