August 1, 2013
Freightliner Trucks announced that its Freightliner Cascadia natural-gas-powered tractors will be available with a 48-inch sleeper cab. The natural-gas-powered Cascadia will also be available with factory-installed compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas tanks.
July 15, 2013
CORRECTED -- Kenworth Truck Co. sees a lot of promise in natural gas-powered vehicles, so it featured them last week at gatherings for dealers, customers and trade press writers at its plant in Chillicothe, Ohio. But diesel-powered trucks form a huge majority of those on the road and will continue to dominate the Class 8 business, one of the company’s executives commented to reporters.
July 9, 2013
Traditional thinking on automated manual transmissions has it that AMTs are the great equalizers – bridgers of skill gaps between the best and the worst drivers in the fleet. While that’s still true, AMTs now bring even more to the fuel-economy table, offering fuel savings in their own right beyond what even the most professionally driven manual transmission could accomplish.
Cummins takes you inside its Heavy Duty Engine Plant in Jamestown, N.Y. See the production process and machining of Cummins industry-leading heavy duty diesel engines, and hear from real people who work there.
June 18, 2013
Bear, a 4-1/2–year-old Pekinese, traveled 4,500 miles for nine days across the western United States, British Columbia and the rugged wilderness of the Yukon Territories to be with his new family at their home in North Pole, Alaska.
May 21, 2013
The company said it is offering a complete range of clean diesel and natural gas engines. For all of its existing base engines, the company said it improved fuel economy by up to 2 percent for 2013.
May 15, 2013
Cummins Power South recently launched a new comprehensive diesel engine training program. The three-month graduate program, entitled CPSUniversity, is designed to provide rigorous in-depth training on Cummins heavy-duty and mid-range engine products and is currently being offered to diesel engine technology students who have completed a qualified diesel technology program.
May 6, 2013
In the April issue of Heavy Duty Trucking, Equipment Editor Jim Park related his experience taking Navistar's Prostar+ with a Cummins ISX under the hood our for a Test Drive.
May 3, 2013
Cummins Inc. reported first quarter revenues of $3.9 billion decreased 12% from the first quarter of 2012.
Revenues in North America declined by 15% and international revenues declined by 10% as the company experienced weaker demand in most major geographies and end markets.
April 30, 2013
Red engines have been fixtures under Navistar hoods since the late ‘90s. Except for the recent hiatus, you have to go back some 75 years to the days when Cummins and International trucks weren't almost synonymous in North America.
April 11, 2013
Navistar International Corp. re-launched its International 9900i and PayStar 5900 SBA models at ExpoCam, Canada's National Truck Show.
April 5, 2013
Universal Technical Institute is now offering a Cummins engine program at its Exton campus. To celebrate the new program, UTI-Exton will hold a grand opening on Thursday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
March 21, 2013
Eaton launched a new family of UltraShift Plus transmissions designed exclusively for Navistar to maximize fuel efficiency in linehaul applications.
March 20, 2013
LOUISVILLE -- Cummins has been restructuring its engine business, moving from a product-centric organization to a structure based on customers and markets.
Truck and engine maker Navistar International on Wednesday made a decidedly lower-key appearance before the trucking press, in contrast to last year’s event at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville that featured much pomp and circumstance.
Cummins will have its new 2013 engine line up at this year's Mid-America Trucking show, boasting 2% better fuel economy, along with some new gearing recommendations to increase fuel economy and lower operating costs.
Cummins Turbo Technologies is showing off a suite of near-market and future solutions that it says can improve the fuel efficiency of any modern diesel engine by at least 6%, at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week.
March 19, 2013
For trucking editors, the Mid-America Trucking Show really starts two days earlier, with the drive to Louisville, Ky., checking in at the Expo Center, and the annual Cummins pre-show press conference on Tuesday night.
March 11, 2013
Cummins Inc. and Eaton Corp. have devised a fuel-saving, integrated engine-transmission combination that will rival proprietary offerings from some truck builders.
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