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    Photo: Model T Ford truck

A Brief History of Trucks

The intriguing history of trucks would be remiss if we left out Ford® and GMC® trucks. These companies have been consumer favorites further back than most of us can remember. Ford trucks began with Henry Ford’s first truck model, which he built in 1900.  By 1917, Ford introduced the Model T One-Ton truck chassis, the first specifically built for trucks.  Full Story »

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    A Brief History of Mack Trucks

    In 1890, John M. "Jack" Mack took a job at the Falleson & Berry carriage and wagon firm in Brooklyn. Three years later, Jack and his brother Augustus F. Mack purchased that same company, where they were joined by the third brother, William C. Mack in 1894. Full Story »