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Category: Engines & Drivetrains

DENSO Places Emphasis on Technology that Improves On- and Off-Road Safety

DENSO Places Emphasis on Technology that Improves On- and Off-Road Safety

| December 10, 2019

Mobility supplier combating the rising number of pedestrian deaths through key partnerships and initiatives DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, is developing new technologies and strengthening initiatives that improve pedestrian and overall community safety. In 2018, the number of pedestrian fatalities increased by 3.4%, reaching its highest level in nearly three decades. This statistic reinforces how […]

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Cummins X12+Endurant Powertrain Now Available in Regional Haul Applications

Cummins X12+Endurant Powertrain Now Available in Regional Haul Applications

| November 13, 2019

This is a new market for the X12 engine, which has exclusively been available in vocational and refuse trucks before now Cummins Inc. announced that the X12+Endurant powertrain from its Integrated Power portfolio is now available for customers in regional haul applications, delivering the lightest solution to this market with industry-leading maintenance intervals. Following Freightliner’s announcement […]

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Student Invents Infinitely Variable Transmission Using Split Helical Gears

Student Invents Infinitely Variable Transmission Using Split Helical Gears

| November 1, 2019

4 Student Teams Win 2019 Collegiate Inventors Competition A glimpse into the future of American innovation and emerging technological trends from the nation’s brightest young inventors — from water conservation to reducing eyedrop medication waste — were recognized and honored today at the 2019 Collegiate Inventors Competition®, an annual competition for college and university students and […]

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Eaton’s Cylinder-Deactivation Technology Helps Commercial Vehicles Meet Emissions Regulations

Eaton’s Cylinder-Deactivation Technology Helps Commercial Vehicles Meet Emissions Regulations

| October 28, 2019

Eaton’s CDA technology for commercial vehicles will be available by 2024 Power management company Eaton has proven in regulatory test cycles and real-world use its cylinder-deactivation (CDA) technology can play a key role in helping commercial vehicle manufacturers meet or exceed 2024 and 2027 U.S. emissions regulations. The announcement will be made at the North […]

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TMC Opens North America’s Top Technician Skills Competitions

TMC Opens North America’s Top Technician Skills Competitions

| September 16, 2019

TMCSuperTech, Fall Meeting to explore “New Prospects for Technical Achievement” The American Tucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council launched its annual National Technician Skills Competitions—TMCSuperTech 2019 at the Raleigh Convention Center.  Now in its 15th year, the event is North America’s premier skills competition for professional commercial vehicle technicians.  “As technology continues to transform the way fleets operate, […]

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Uptime Further Improved with Volvo Trucks’ New Dynamic Maintenance Service

Uptime Further Improved with Volvo Trucks’ New Dynamic Maintenance Service

| September 4, 2019

The service is designed in partnership with Noregon Systems, an IoT (Internet of Things) company specializing in connected vehicle solutions Volvo Trucks is committed to increasing uptime, knowing the value it provides to fleet managers and owner-operators whose businesses depend on their trucks’ ability to stay on the road,” said Ashraf Makki, product marketing manager […]

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