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October 2, 2016

Paccar Adds Drive Axle, Updates Engines

LAS VEGAS — In a step toward more integrated drivetrains in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, Paccar announced a new 40,000-pound tandem axle that saves weight and improves fuel economy.

September 23, 2016

Gates Expands Heavy-Duty Belt Line

The belts feature advanced compounds and specially formulated adhesion gum layers that allow them to withstand high-heat conditions in modern diesel engines.

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.

September 6, 2016

Fumoto Offers Drain Valve for DEF Tanks

The Fumoto DEF Valve is a drain valve designed to improve the ease of draining diesel exhaust fluid from a diesel-powered vehicle.

September 6, 2016

Navistar, Volkswagen Announce 'Wide Ranging Strategic Alliance'

Volkswagen Truck & Bus is taking a 16.6% equity stake in Navistar International Corp. as part of a “wide-ranging strategic alliance” that will initially focus on providing powertrains for Navistar trucks starting in 2019.

August 30, 2016

Peterbilt Offers Cummins Near-Zero Emissions Natural Gas Engine

Peterbilt is offering the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for its Model 567, 520, and 320 trucks.

August 23, 2016

Engine Pre-Heater Features Compact Design

Eberspaecher’s Hydronic S3 Economy (5kW) engine pre-heater is a compact system designed for flexible installation in sleeper, work truck, day-cab, off-highway, construction and municipal vehicle applications.

July 28, 2016

Daimler Enters Medium-Duty Engine Market with DD5

Daimler Trucks North America's new Detroit DD5 engine will begin production in October. The four-cylinder engine offers several benefits over competitive medium-duty engines, including maintenance intervals, fuel economy and durability.

July 24, 2016

Cummins: New X15 Engine Offers High Performance, Economy, Reliability

Cummins officials say their next-generation X15 heavy-duty diesel series will offer new value through economy, performance, reliability and support when it replaces existing ISX15 models in January 2017. A year later, a new X12 will supersede the current ISX12.

July 20, 2016

Cummins ISX15, Still Growing and Evolving After 18 Years of Service [Video]

As engine platforms go, Cummins' ISX has to be considered slightly remarkable. It survived the transition to EGR and then to SCR aftertreatment -- while several other engines did not -- and it's still very much alive and kicking today.

July 20, 2016

Focus On... The Technology of Cummins' 2016 ISX15 Engine

In Part 1 of this Focus On... video series, equipment editor Jim Park test-drives a 2016 ISX15 engine examining some of its current features, including the ADEPT Technology Suite. In Part 2, we will examine the engine's 2017 replacement, the X15, which will build on these features and others.

July 11, 2016

2017 F-150's Turbo V-6 Adds Power

The new turbo V-6 Ford is adding to the 2017 F-150 will provide even more power than initially expected, Ford has announced.

June 9, 2016

Volvo Talks About Piston Technology in Latest Engines

The Volvo Group’s new truck engines in the U.S. are more fuel efficient thanks in part to a new piston design, which has "waves" on the piston crown that improve oxygen utilization.

May 27, 2016

RCI Technologies Offers Fuel Filtration for Tier 4 Engines

RCI Technologies is now offering fuel purification and filtration equipment designed to meet the fuel-quality standards set for Tier 4 engines using ULSD fuel.

May 23, 2016

KW’s Plans for Its New Paccar MX-11 Diesel [Video]

Paccar’s 10.8-liter MX-11 diesel became available in January in Peterbilt and Kenworth heavy trucks. It claims strong power and torque, and is a lightweight alternative to the larger MX-13 and Cummins ISX12. Kurt Swihart, Kenworth’s marketing director, discusses the MX-11 and its applications.

May 10, 2016

International Offers Over-the-Air Programming for Cummins Engines

International Truck will be the first OEM to offer over-the-air truck programming for Cummins engines, allowing fleets to update engine control modules with a secure Wi-Fi connection.

May 3, 2016

Ford Updates F-150's 3.5L Turbo, Adds 10-Speed

The 2017 F-150 will arrive with a more powerful twin-turbo V-6 and 10-speed transmission to deliver improved acceleration and performance than the prior model, Ford has announced.

April 25, 2016

Quick Spin: Sneak Peak of the Cummins 2017 X15

We get behind the wheel of the newest fuel-efficient version of the Cummins ISX and find there’s much to look forward to.

April 18, 2016

Purkeys Partners with Maxwell on Portable Jump Starter

Purkeys has partnered with Maxwell Technologies to produce a portable jump starter called CAPS that's designed for heavy- and light-duty applications.

April 11, 2016

Silicone Hose Elbow Withstands Extreme Temperatures

Continental is offering SAE-certified silicone hose elbows designed to handle extremely hot and cold temperatures in newer heavy-duty engines.



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