September 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Jim Park
A little while back, Equipment Editor Jim Park tested out Cummins' latest diesel engine, the X12. Are smaller displacements the engine trend of the future? Cummins seems to think so and is hedging its bets on the question.
Tags: Cummins, Diesel Engines, International Trucks, Cummins X12
June 2016, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Deborah Lockridge
The Volvo Group’s new truck engines in the U.S. are more fuel efficient thanks in part to a new piston design, which has "waves" on the piston crown that improve oxygen utilization.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Fuel Economy, Engines, Volvo Group
April 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
We get behind the wheel of the newest fuel-efficient version of the Cummins ISX and find there’s much to look forward to.
Tags: Cummins, Diesel Engines, Cummins ISX, Test Drive, Engines
November 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Tom Berg
The new diesel from Kenworth and Peterbilt’s parent makes impressive power and torque, and saves 400 pounds over larger diesels.
Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Diesel Engines, Peterbilt, MX-11
August 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
For a sneak peek at the next generation of the DD13, look to the latest new engine from Mercedes-Benz in Europe.
Tags: Emissions, Mercedes-Benz, Diesel Engines, Europe, Engines, Global, Daimler Trucks North America
December 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Increasing brake thermal efficiency in the SuperTruck's diesel engines is proving more challenging than expected and the goal of 55% still seems a ways off.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Navistar, Fuel Efficiency, Fuel Economy, SuperTruck
April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Rolf Lockwood, Executive Contributing Editor
Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood discusses the potential of the interesting opposed-piston/opposed-cylinder engine.
Tags: Gasoline, Diesel Engines, Engines, EcoMotors International, Lund University
January 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
We're witnessing a huge change in the way trucks and engines come together. We saw it first with Volvo's D-platform engines (shared with Mack and Renault). We'll soon see International take a similar approach, sharing an engine platform between International trucks in North America and MAN chassis in Europe.
Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Diesel Engines, Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Daimler, Test Drive
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