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March 21, 2014

Horton Introduces Modulator Variable Speed Retrofit Packages

Horton introduces the Modulator Fully Variable Retrofit Packages, which deliver engine cooling for any climate. Aftermarket Modulator retrofit packages replace on/off fan drives for many heavy-duty, line-haul and severe-duty vocational trucks where pneumatically actuated fan clutches over-cycle or do not provide optimum performance.

October 15, 2013

Volvo Trucks Announces XE11 Fuel Efficiency Package for 11-Liter Engine

Volvo Trucks expanded its XE powertrain package lineup with the introduction of XE11 for its 11-liter Volvo D11 engine. XE11 is available on Volvo VNM and VNL models and rated up to 80,000 pounds GCWR. The powertrain package improves fuel efficiency by up to 3%, according to the company.

October 9, 2013

Achates Power Raises $35.2 Million in Series C Financing

Achates Power, Inc.—developer of internal combustion engines that increase fuel efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and are lower cost—announced growing market traction for its opposed-piston engine technology with the addition of $35.2 million in Series C financing.

September 30, 2013

2014 Diesels to Get 0.5% to 2% Better Fuel Economy, Volvo Says

Volvo Trucks announced that its model-year 2014 engines will offer fuel efficiency improvements of 0.5% to 2% as a result of enhanced engine componentry.

January 17, 2012

Engines Tomorrow: What Types of Engines Will You Be Selling Parts for in the Future?

The next step in engine emissions is targeting greenhouse gas emissions in heavy trucks. Because burning less fossil fuel means lower GHG emissions, truck makers soon must meet North America's first fuel economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty truck

January 17, 2012

Engines Today: How Are the EPA-Spec Engines From the Past Decade Performing?

A lot of truck owners aren't particularly happy with some of their EPA-emissions-spec engines from the past decade, and that could spell aftermarket opportunities as those engines come out of warranty.

September 1, 2008

Detroit Diesel Launches DD13

Truck maker Daimer has unveiled the DD13 from Detroit Diesel

September 1, 2008

Cummins to Use SCR on 2010 Heavy Duty Diesels

Cummins Inc. says it will use selective catalytic reduction on its 2010-model heavy duty engines

March 1, 2008

Engine Preview: Paccar MX

Paccar's MX is now being developed for US EPA 2010

December 1, 2007

The Camless Concerto

Camless engine design could offer 20 percent fuel savings.

December 1, 2007

New Engine Launch

Detroit Diesel's new heavy-duty engine platform that will ultimately replace Series 60 and MBE 4000 in North America.

August 1, 2007

Price Tag Challenge

Buyer incentives for new engines are going to be a tough sell with Washington legislators.

November 1, 2006

European Way Gains Momentum

Vertical integration flourishes as truck builders advance their component manufacturing plans or strike new supplier agreements.

April 1, 2006

Drive Test: Detroit Diesel Series 60

Detroit executives recently held a ride-and-drive event so reporters could feel for themselves how the engines act.


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