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March 27 2014 - Products

Volvo VNL Series to Feature Eaton SmartAdvantage Package

Volvo Trucks

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.

Tags: Volvo, Cummins, Eaton, Transmissions, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 27 2014 - Products

Eaton Launches Fuller Advantage Series Transmission with Paccar

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.

Tags: Kenworth, Cummins, PACCAR, Eaton, Peterbilt, Transmissions, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 18 2014 - Products

Eaton, Cummins Expand SmartAdvantage Powertrain Portfolio

Eaton Cummins

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.

Tags: TMC, Cummins ISX12, Cummins ISX15, Eaton Advantage, Transmissions, Cummins, Eaton

March 5 2014 - Products

Allison: New FuelSense Features Can Save Up to 20% in City Operations

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.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Transmissions, Allison Transmission

The Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission went into production earlier this year.<br />

September 18 2013 - Products

Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission Now Available for DD13 Engine

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.

Tags: Detroit Diesel, Transmissions, Engines, Daimler Trucks North America

New Allison Tranmission app for iPhones and iPads.

May 29 2013 - Products

Allison Transmission Debuts App for iPhone and iPad

Allison Transmission

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.

Tags: Allison Transmission, Allison Transmission Holdings, Apps, Transmissions

March 27 2013 - Products

Allison TC-10 Goes Into Production, Offers Better Fuel Economy

Allison Transmission

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.

Tags: Transmissions, Allison Transmission, Mid-America Trucking Show

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