October 7, 2013
Hybrid drive systems deliver value by reducing engine load, replacing or supplementing engine output through alternate means of powering the vehicle, or recovering energy normally turned into heat during braking and putting it back to work. Heavy-duty hydraulic hybrids accomplish all three.
September 3, 2013
Eaton recently discontinued its Hydraulic Launch Assist system, a parallel hydraulic hybrid well-suited to the stop-and-go world of refuse trucks. That leaves the RunWise Advanced Series Hybrid drive system from Parker to serve the market, where both systems had built up some market share.
August 8, 2013
Eaton has announced that the company’s lineup of manual transmissions are now available as an option on Freightliner chassis equipped with Cummins Westport ISX-12 G heavy-duty natural gas engines.
July 15, 2013
Eaton has announced that the company’s Cobra style shifter is now available on select models of Freightliner vocational trucks equipped with Eaton UltraShift Plus automated manual transmissions.
July 10, 2013
Power Train Service, an independent aftermarket parts and service provider, has been named an authorized rebuilder of Eaton transmissions, allowing it to offer a rebuilt transmission with 100% genuine Eaton parts.
July 9, 2013
TransAxle announced that it has been selected by Eaton as one of the first participants in its Authorized Rebuilder program. TransAxle and its sister company TRC, will have the opportunity to remanufacture and sell a differentiated choice for Eaton's lineup of heavy-duty transmissions.
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.
July 8, 2013
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has launched a new Eaton Authorized Rebuilder program that will give three large independent aftermarket providers an opportunity to rebuild and sell a differentiated choice for Eaton’s popular lineup of heavy-duty transmissions.
May 8, 2013
Penske Truck Rental is adding 500 new Freightliner semi-tractors to its commercial truck rental fleet featuring Eaton’s UltraShift Plus Multipurpose High Performance (MHP) Automated Transmissions.
April 3, 2013
Kiene Diesel has developed another adapter for the multi-task Clutch Caddy.
March 29, 2013
Eaton Corp. has added six new models to its line of UltraShift Plus automated transmissions to complement the fuel-friendly features of newer low-torque diesel engines.
March 21, 2013
Eaton launched a new family of UltraShift Plus transmissions designed exclusively for Navistar to maximize fuel efficiency in linehaul applications.
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.
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton and Cummins Inc. unveiled a new powertrain package for the North American heavy-duty truck market that is expected to deliver a 3% to 6% fuel economy improvement, lower preventive maintenance costs, and total lifecycle cost improvements.
February 28, 2013
A new series of Fuller Advantage manual and automated transmissions will cut weight and save fuel, Eaton’s Vehicle Group announced Thursday. The savings will offer a quick payback of the products’ “very small premium” in price over existing models.
February 11, 2013
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced that Tony Truelove has been appointed marketing manager for the company’s North America Truck operations. He is located in Galesburg, Mich., and reports to Tom Nellenbach, director of marketing and communications for Eaton’s Vehicle Group.
January 2, 2013
Eaton announced that Dave Karnes has been named director - Roadranger Field Sales and Marketing North American Truck. He will be reporting to Tim Sinden, president - North America Truck Operations, effective as of Jan. 1
December 18, 2012
Eaton Corp. named John Beering senior vice president and general manager, commercial vehicle transmission business, effective Jan. 1
November 6, 2012
Eaton Corp. named Staci L. Kroon president of Automotive, North America Division, reporting to Ken Davis, president, Vehicle Group, effective Jan. 1
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