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Category: Engines & Drivetrains

New Spicer® Single Drive Axles Provide Significant Weight Savings, Increase Maneuverability

New Spicer® Single Drive Axles Provide Significant Weight Savings, Increase Maneuverability

| April 8, 2019

Designed exclusively for Fire and Rescue Vehicles Dana Incorporated announced at the Fire Department Instructor’s Conference (FDIC) International 2019 the launch of its new S35-190FT single-reduction and S35-590FT double-reduction single drive axles with a gross axle weight rating of 35,000 pounds to maximize payload capacity for fire and rescue applications. Designed exclusively for the fire […]

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Tunnel Studies Offer New Vision for Real-World Emissions from Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles

Tunnel Studies Offer New Vision for Real-World Emissions from Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles

| April 3, 2019

Separate studies by CARB and the Health Effects Institute validate how the newest-generation diesel technologies deliver cleaner air Two recent studies conducted on opposite coasts of the United States led to the same conclusion: real-world vehicle emissions have dropped considerably over time, and advancements in diesel engines and emissions controls are delivering measurable reductions in […]

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WABCO Signs $180 Million Agreement with Global Manufacturer to Supply Power Steering Gears

WABCO Signs $180 Million Agreement with Global Manufacturer to Supply Power Steering Gears

| March 26, 2019

Subsidiary R. H. Sheppard is well-placed to provide the OEM with a range of steering solutions WABCO Holdings Inc global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today announced that R. H. Sheppard, its subsidiary that develops and manufactures steering systems for commercial […]

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Eaton Contributing Leading-Edge Technologies to SuperTruck II

Eaton Contributing Leading-Edge Technologies to SuperTruck II

| March 21, 2019

The Eaton 48-volt mild hybrid accessory drive captures energy while driving and keeps sleeper cab comfortable overnight without idling the engine Power management company Eaton is contributing several components to truck manufacturers participating in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SuperTruck II program. SuperTruck II is a partnership between the DOE, truck manufacturers and equipment […]

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Dana Introduces Spicer® Dura-Tune™ Center Bearing

Dana Introduces Spicer® Dura-Tune™ Center Bearing

| March 19, 2019

Promises Smoother, Quieter operation for Downspeed Drivetrains Dana Incorporated offers Spicer® Dura-Tune™center bearing, which is immediately available on standard Spicer SPL® driveshafts and heavy-duty Spicer 10 Series®driveshafts.  The new center bearing is engineered for durability and tuned to provide industry-leading powertrain vibration isolation and dampening for reduced driver fatigue and improved vehicle satisfaction.  The unveiling was one […]

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Donaldson Filter Minder® Wireless Technology Uses Truck’s Existing Telematics System

Donaldson Filter Minder® Wireless Technology Uses Truck’s Existing Telematics System

| March 19, 2019

Device installs in minutes and prompts timely filter changes Donaldson Company has introduced Filter Minder®connected technology for monitoring truck engine air filters, using the vehicles’ own telematics system. Filter Minder wireless sensors and receivers send filter performance data to the cloud, and predictive analytics inform the fleet manager when filters on individual trucks are approaching […]

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