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April 18, 2017

Where Did the North Koreans Get Those Missile-Toting Trucks?

Where did North Korea get its trucks and trailers to haul weapons? On the internet there are reports that the trucks and tractor-trailers were made in China, with – yikes! -- American and German components. Tom Berg explores the question in the Trailer Talk blog.

April 10, 2017

Davco Announces Fuel Pro 485/487 and Diesel Pro 245 Fuel Processors

Davco Technology released a new line of fuel processor models for Detroit medium- and heavy-duty engines and Cummins medium-duty ISB/ISL engines.

April 10, 2017

Eaton, Cummins Announce Global Automated Manual Transmission Partnership

A new joint venture, Eaton Cummins Automated Manual Transmission Technologies, includes current Eaton AMTs as well as a new, heavy-duty AMT slated for introduction later this year, plus future AMT products designed for commercial vehicle markets worldwide.

March 14, 2017

Cummins Improves MidRange Engine Lineup for 2017

Cummins announced improvements to its MidRange engine lineup for 2017 at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, including fuel economy improvements in the B6.7.

March 8, 2017

Onboard Diagnostics Pitched as a Leveler for Natural Gas Trucks

Agility Fuel Solutions has introduced Blue iQ, a proprietary technology developed with Cummins to optimize fuel consumption and uptime through on-board diagnostics.

March 8, 2017

Alkane Explores Partnership with Cummins

Alkane Truck Company is exploring a supply agreement with diesel engine manufacturer Cummins Inc., to offer clean diesel engine options for Alkane’s line of heavy-duty trucks and off-road vehicles.

March 1, 2017

Cummins X15 Efficiency Wins TWNA Technical Achievement Award

The Cummins X15 Efficiency Series diesel has won the Truck Writers of North America’s 2016 Technical Achievement Award.

February 28, 2017

Cummins Extends Oil Drain Intervals to 80,000 Miles

Cummins says X15 Efficiency Series and X15 Performance Series engine owners can extend their oil drain intervals up to 80,000 miles using the free Cummins OilGuard program, which uses engine performance data and oil analysis to safely optimize oil drain intervals.

February 27, 2017

Cummins to Offer Engine Maintenance Notifications

Cummins announced its new Connected Adviser telematics system at TMC's Annual Meeting in Nashville, which allows customers to receive information analyzed by engine experts at Cummins, making it easier for fleet managers to make service decisions about the vehicles in their fleets.

February 3, 2017

Kenworth Predictive Cruise Update Ups Fuel Economy

Kenworth has updated its Predictive Cruise Control functionality for T680 and T880 trucks equipped with the 2017 Paccar MX-11, MX-13, and Cummins X15 engines.

January 13, 2017

XPO Scores Cummins Supply Chain Contract

Transportation and logistics solutions provider XPO Logistics has been awarded a supply chain contract from Cummins to support its global customer base with parts distribution.

January 6, 2017

Bridgestone Developing SuperTire for Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II Project

Rather than go with an off-the-shelf tire, the Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II team is bringing Bridgestone on board to develop an ultra-low rolling resistance tire. The goal is a 30% reduction in rolling-resistance which equates to a 6% improvement in fuel economy.

December 8, 2016

Truck Technology Is Global and Local

Even as innovative technologies leap borders, the engineering focus of truck builders and suppliers remains fixed on meeting the needs of local markets.

November 17, 2016

Earnings Watch: Patriot Profit Higher, Others Mixed

Third-quarter financial reports from fleets and equipment makers continue to reflect a tepid freight environment.

October 25, 2016

Jacobs Offers Improved Engine Brake for 2017 X15 Engine

Jacobs Vehicle Systems has announced an optimized engine brake for the 2017 Cummins X15 engine designed to add additional braking power from the engine compared to past models.

October 3, 2016

Eaton, Cummins Add Increased Torque Capacity for SmartAdvantage

Eaton and Cummins have expanded the SmartAdvantage powertrain lineup to include a new transmission model with 1,850 lb.-ft. of torque.

September 30, 2016

International LT Launched Loudly, Described Enthusiastically

Navistar unveiled its new International LT series in Las Vegas on Sept. 30 with speeches, videos, hard rock music, and fire-and-smoke effects – a launch befitting a "Vegas" production and a vehicle range that will become the company’s flagship model and, executives hope, the most popular highway tractor on the market.

September 29, 2016

Quick Spin: Cummins Brings X12 to North America

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.

September 21, 2016

Cummins Unveils Tech Aimed at Reducing Cost of Ownership

Cummins is showcasing a diverse set of new technologies aimed at reducing total cost of ownership for OEM customers at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover, Germany.

September 16, 2016

Focus On... Cummins 2017 X15 Efficiency Series Engine [Video]

The 2017 X15 Efficiency series engine delivers better fuel economy than previous versions thanks to reduced friction between parts and systems but it also includes innovations to throttle response and engine braking.

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