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Category: Engines & Drivetrains

Allison Transmission and China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Consider Partnership

Allison Transmission and China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Consider Partnership

| April 20, 2017

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) and China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Corp. Ltd. (CNHTC) have announced an agreement to explore a strategic partnership to optimize fully automatic transmission technologies for the Chinese market. “The heavy-duty truck market in China represents a major growth opportunity for Allison and we’re pleased to jointly investigate ways […]

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Eaton and Cummins to JV on Automated Transmissions for HD and MD Commercial Vehicles

Eaton and Cummins to JV on Automated Transmissions for HD and MD Commercial Vehicles

| April 11, 2017

Power management company Eaton (NYSE:ETN) and power leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) will joint venture on automated transmissions for heavy-duty and medium-duty commercial vehicles — to be called Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies. Cummins and Eaton will each own 50 percent of the new joint venture. “Customers are focused on powertrain solutions that provide the best […]

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New High Pressure Leak Tester for Heavy-Duty Applications

New High Pressure Leak Tester for Heavy-Duty Applications

| March 31, 2017

Bosch has introduced the new HPT 500 High-Pressure Diagnostic Leak Tester for North America, offering high-pressure diagnostic leak detection for heavy-duty vehicles and turbocharged passenger cars. HPT 500 provides a solution for HD vehicle diagnosis and repair by producing a larger volume of smoke necessary for these larger systems. The machine delivers leak detection smoke […]

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Peterbilt Introduces Allison TC10® Transmission in Models 567 and 579

Peterbilt Introduces Allison TC10® Transmission in Models 567 and 579

| March 24, 2017

Peterbilt has announced the availability of the Allison TC10® fully automatic transmission on Models 567 and 579 later this year. The Allison TC10 is designed for tractor applications, such as regional and line-haul, and features a twin-countershaft design optimized for engine downspeeding and fuel economy. The patented torque converter offers industry exclusive engine torque multiplication […]

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New Jacobs Engine Brake for International A26 Engine

New Jacobs Engine Brake for International A26 Engine

| March 20, 2017

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has launched a compression release engine brake for the International A26 engine. By leveraging the benefits of the new Variable Geometry Turbo, Jacobs reports that “the A26 engine brake performance increased up to 67% at lower engine […]

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Allison Transmission New Technology to Optimize Fuel Savings

Allison Transmission New Technology to Optimize Fuel Savings

| March 15, 2017

Allison Transmission has announced FuelSense® 2.0 featuring DynActive™ Shifting, delivering what the company says is “up to 6 percent additional fuel savings beyond the company’s original FuelSense software.” “This latest technology further reduces fuel consumption in all segments of a vehicle’s duty-cycle,” said Heidi Schutte, vice president of marketing and sales for the Americas with […]

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