December 15 2014 - Products
Eaton recently increased the functionality of its UltraShift Plus automated transmissions to allow for compatibility with two-speed axles.
August 18 2014 - Products
Navistar announced that it is offering the Allison Transmission FuelSense fuel-efficiency package on its medium-duty and vocational truck models.
May 22 2014 - Equipment
DETROIT -- Detroit Diesel introduced its new Integrated Detroit Powertrain Thursday at an event in Detroit. The powertrain package brings together the company’s DD15 engine, DT12 transmission and Detroit axles.
March 27 2014 - Products
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Volvo Trucks will offer the Eaton SmartAdvantage Powertrain in all VNL Series models. In addition to lighter weight and increasing the driver pool with smooth, automated shifting, this powertrain is designed to enhance the time spent in a diesel engine’s most efficient RPM zone helping to reduce fuel consumption.
March 27 2014 - Products
Eaton, Paccar, Kenworth, Peterbilt
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Eaton announced that an optimized version of its Fuller Advantage Series Automated 10-speed transmissions will be available on select Paccar trucks with the MX-13 engine in order to maximize fuel efficiency in linehaul applications.
March 18 2014 - Products
TMC, NASHVILLE -- Eaton and Cummins have added the ISX12 diesel to the SmartAdvantage powertrain portfolio while upping the gross vehicle weight for the previously announced Advantage Series/ISX15 diesel combination to 110,000 pounds.
March 5 2014 - Products
Allison Transmission, Freightliner Trucks
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Allison Transmission says a new series of FuelSense fuel-efficiency features can deliver 5% to 15% savings for certain truck applications compared to its current base-line fully automatic, “constant power” products. Freightliner says it will be the first OEM in North America to release FuelSense in medium-duty trucks late this year.
September 18 2013 - Products
Daimler Trucks North America
Detroit Diesel Corp. announced that the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission is now available for the Freightliner Cascadia equipped with the Detroit DD13 engine. The lighter-weight combination is well suited for regional haul, pick-up and delivery applications, say Detroit officials.
May 29 2013 - Products
Allison Transmission has released an app for use with Apple iPhones and iPads. It provides commercial vehicle dealers and end-users streamlined access to key Allison product data including being able to quickly identify appropriate product ratings based on their vehicle application.
March 27 2013 - Products
LOUISVILLE -- Allison Transmission says its previously introduced TC10 truck transmission, which was shown off during Mid-America Trucking Show last week as the product has recently gone into production, gets improved fuel economy over current manual and automated manual transmissions.