Transmissions

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September 15, 2017

Ultimate Test Drive Video: T680 With Paccar Automated Transmission

Paccar's 12-Speed Automated Transmission is part of its fully integrated powertrain and Equipment Editor Jim Park took Kenworth's T680 equipped with the transmission out for a spin in this video. 

August 23, 2017

Peterbilt Pairs Column-Mounted Shifter with Paccar Automated Transmission

Peterbilt has announced that its ergonomically designed column-mounted shifter will be standard equipment on Model 579 and 567 trucks equipped with the new Paccar Automated Transmission.

August 22, 2017

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Paccar Automated Transmission

When Paccar introduced its proprietary 40,000-pound on-highway drive axle the company said it was working toward a fully integrated powertrain. It had the MX engine and the drive axle and now it has unveiled the final piece, the Paccar Automated Transmission. Equipment Editor Jim Park checks it out in this Ultimate Test Drive video.

August 22, 2017

Paccar Unveils Automated Transmission for Medium-, Heavy-Duty Models

Paccar introduced the new Paccar Automated Transmission, giving it a complete proprietary and integrated powertrain. Developed with Eaton, it's the lightest heavy-duty transmission on the market for several of its medium-duty and heavy-duty models, according to the company.

August 22, 2017

Test Drive: Paccar's New Automated Transmission

Paccar is the latest North American truck manufacturer to bring a proprietary automated transmission to market. HDT's Jim Park got a sneak preview of the new 12-speed Paccar Automated Transmission ahead of its official launch. Here are his driving impressions.

June 22, 2017

Automated Transmissions Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Automated manual transmissions surpassed even the most optimistic predictions for adoption. How will the next generation of smarter, faster, and better connected AMTs boost safety, efficiency and, fuel economy?

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 23, 2017

Allison TC10 Available for Kenworth, Peterbilt Trucks Later this Year

Allison Transmissions has announced that its TC10 transmission will be available from Paccar later this year in the Kenworth T680 and T880, and Peterbilt 567 and 579 truck models.

March 23, 2017

Mack Ups Fuel Efficiency with Super Econodyne Direct Option

Mack Trucks has introduced Super Econodyne Direct, a new fuel-saving option that combines the Super Econodyne engine rating with a direct-drive version of its mDrive automated manual transmission.

March 14, 2017

Eaton Increases Power, GVW Capacity on Procision Transmission

Eaton has increased the horsepower and gross vehicle weight ratings for the company’s medium-duty Procision 7-speed transmissions.

March 14, 2017

Allison’s FuelSense 2.0 Allows Fleets to Improve Fuel Economy

Allison Transmission has announced FuelSense 2.0 transmission software, featuring DynActive Shifting, delivering up to 6% additional fuel savings beyond the original FuelSense software.

March 6, 2017

Eaton Tunes Transmissions for Vocational Fleets

Eaton has created a new Aggressive Performance calibration for the company’s lineup of UltraShift Plus and Fuller Advantage automated manual transmissions aimed at vocational fleets.

January 30, 2017

Eaton Adds Direct Shipping of Lubricant Products

Eaton has expanded the company’s distribution channels for Eaton-branded synthetic lubricants and multi-purpose grease to include direct shipments to fleets and independent owner-operators.

January 3, 2017

Eaton Brings Flex Reman Transmissions to Canada

Eaton has brought its lineup of Flex Reman transmissions into the Canadian marketplace for the first time.

December 21, 2016

Why U.S. Xpress Uses Automated Manual Transmissions

Automated manual transmissions rule the roost at U.S. Xpress today. Out of some 7,000 U.S. Xpress trucks running today, the fleet is down to just 16 “legacy” models still equipped with manual transmissions.

November 18, 2016

Detroit to Offer PTO Option for DT12 Transmission

Detroit Diesel is now offering a power take-off option for its automated manual transmission, the Detroit DT12.

October 31, 2016

Eaton Showcases Near- and Far-Future Technology

You may think of Eaton as primarily a transmission company, but at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany, this fall, they showed a range of future technologies both near and far, from transmissions for electric vehicles to autonomous vehicle technology to waste heat recovery.

October 31, 2016

Eaton Launches Remote Diagnostics Tool for Automated Transmissions

Eaton recently launched IntelliConnect, a suite of connected solutions designed to improve uptime and efficiency. The initial module in the suite provides near real-time monitoring of vehicle fault codes.

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.

July 13, 2016

Greenkraft Offers Allison Transmission for Alternative Fuel Trucks

Alternative fuel truck and fuel system manufacturer Greenkraft is now offering fully automatic Allison Transmissions on its medium-duty trucks.

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