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Category: Engines & Drivetrains

Updated Approach for Diesel Engines to Reduce Downtime, Boost Efficiency

Updated Approach for Diesel Engines to Reduce Downtime, Boost Efficiency

| October 17, 2017

InTu Mobility, a technology advisory firm that specializes in helping companies transport and track goods, announced today the launch of its new DIESEL I.O. Intelligent Optimization solution for heavy-duty diesel engines, created to eliminate complex diesel engines issues caused by emission control features and specifically aftertreatment systems. Here’s the setup: Emission control features and aftertreatment […]

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Eaton Cummins Debuts Powerful Endurant Automated Transmission

Eaton Cummins Debuts Powerful Endurant Automated Transmission

| September 26, 2017

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has introduced the new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission – what the company describes as “the lightest, most efficient 1,850 lb.-ft. capable heavy-duty transmission.” Designed for linehaul applications, Endurant weighs 105 pounds less than competitive automated manual transmissions (AMTs). Endurant is the first automated heavy-duty transmission to be introduced as part […]

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Jacobs Manufactures 7 Millionth Engine Brake

Jacobs Manufactures 7 Millionth Engine Brake

| September 21, 2017

Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a world leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the sale of its 7 millionth engine brake and that it will be displaying its latest technologies at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV). While 31 years passed before Jacobs sold its one […]

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PACCAR Introduces 12-Speed Automated Transmission

PACCAR Introduces 12-Speed Automated Transmission

| August 24, 2017

PACCAR is introducing the new PACCAR Automated Transmission, the lightest heavy-duty transmission for on-highway commercial vehicles. The freshly unveiled PACCAR transmission is designed to complement the PACCAR MX engines and PACCAR axles. Kenworth and Peterbilt will begin offering the new PACCAR Automated Transmission to North American customers in October 2017. The new Automated Transmission is […]

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Revolutionary E-Power 100% Electric Motor Drive System from Nissan

Revolutionary E-Power 100% Electric Motor Drive System from Nissan

| August 16, 2017

Nissan recently unveiled the e-POWER, a new 100% electrical motor drive with responsive acceleration and noted quietness that allows users to enjoy the benefits of an Electric Vehicle (EV) without having to charge the battery. The new drive system marks a significant milestone in the electrification strategy under Nissan Intelligent Mobility. The e-POWER borrows a […]

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Preventing Carbon Deposits in Diesel Engines a Rolling Concern

Preventing Carbon Deposits in Diesel Engines a Rolling Concern

| July 21, 2017

As fleet operators know, carbon deposit buildup on diesel engine components such as piston heads, fuel injectors and intake valves is a bigger problem than it is for gasoline engines. There is a federal requirement that certain detergents be added to gasoline at the refinery itself, but there is no such mandate for adding detergents […]

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