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November 20, 2015

Daimler Trucks to Bring New Detroit Medium-Duty Engine Line to U.S.

Daimler Trucks Friday announced a $375 million investment to enable production of the new DD5 and DD8 medium-duty engines at Detroit’s Redford, Mich., plant, and officially launched production of the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission.

October 8, 2015

Eaton Offers Warranty Deal for Aftermarket Clutches

Eaton is offering expanded warranty coverage for the company’s aftermarket transmissions and clutches.

October 7, 2015

Kenworth Adds New Options to Vocational Trucks

Kenworth has announced three new options, all aimed at the company’s lineup of vocational trucks-- a new transmission, a bumper and a fixed grille.

October 5, 2015

Focus On ... Automated & Automatic Transmissions, Part 2 [VIDEO]

Senior Editor Tom Berg offers his impressions of the driving characteristics of automated manual transmissions vs. automatic transmissions at an event at Allison Transmission's demonstration track in Indianapolis. Here's the Allison TC10.

October 2, 2015

Focus On ... Automated & Automatic Transmissions, Part 1 [VIDEO]

Senior Editor Tom Berg offers his impressions of the driving characteristics of automated manual transmissions vs. automatic transmissions at an event at Allison Transmission's demonstration track in Indianapolis. First up: Eaton's AMT.

September 22, 2015

Eaton Adds Low-Speed Enhancements to Transmissions

Eaton has added two optional features to the company’s UltraShift Plus and Fuller Advantage automated manual transmissions designed to enhance low-speed maneuverability.

August 31, 2015

Eaton Offers Additional Warranty Option for Clutches

Eaton has extended the warranty coverage on the company’s aftermarket Advantage Series and EverTough clutches with the purchase of a Genuine Eaton Clutch Installation Kit.

August 24, 2015

Allison Celebrates 100 Years by Promoting Today’s Products

The future is bright for the fully automatic transmission in commercial vehicles, say executives at Allison Transmission, even as they’re saluting their company’s founder and honoring accomplishments in this, the company’s centennial year.

August 6, 2015

Meritor Expands Euclid Clutch Line

Meritor has added a self-adjusted 15.5-inch model to its Euclid line of aftermarket clutches for medium and heavy-duty trucks.

July 29, 2015

Eaton Beefs Up Transmission Reman Offerings

Eaton is introducing the Rebuilder Bulk Pack line of transmission components with several new Fuller transmission parts for aftermarket rebuilders.

July 6, 2015

Eaton Expands Flex Reman Transmission Lineup

Eaton has made improvements to its line of Flex Reman transmissions including adding new parts and implementing a new delivery policy.

June 16, 2015

Kiene Clutch Brake Remover Replaces Torch Method

The Kiene Diesel K-1360 one-piece clutch brake remover is a tool designed for removing a one-piece clutch brake.

June 15, 2015

Meritor Expands Support for Drivetrain Direct Program

Meritor is adding dedicated customer support for aftermarket differential- and transmission-component rebuilders enrolled in the Drivetrain Direct program.

May 25, 2015

The Automated Revolution is Real

After 20 years on the fringes of the heavy-duty transmission world, the switch from sticks to semiconductors may be reaching the tipping point.

April 30, 2015

Mack mDrive HD Made to Handle Most Vocational Duties

Mack’s mDrive HD automated manual transmission will handle most vocational duties with three programmable operating modes – Easy Shift, Enhanced Construction and Heavy Haul -- when it goes into full production in mid-May.

March 27, 2015

Daimler Trucks Predicting Another Banner Year

The North American truck market continues to heat up, exceeding expectations, said Daimler Trucks North America head Martin Daum in a press briefing at the Mid-America Trucking Show -- and demand for the DT12 automated manual has far exceeded even Daum's optimistic goals.

March 24, 2015

Eaton Enhances Roadranger Service Network

Eaton added a series of initiatives to the company’s Roadranger service network to better meet the needs of North American heavy-duty trucking fleets.

February 9, 2015

Allison Transmission Profit Moves Higher Due to North American Sales

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. on Monday reported gains in both profit and revenue for the final quarter of last year and for all of 2014.

February 3, 2015

Mack's 12-Speed mDrive HD Transmission Beefed Up for Vocational Applications

LAS VEGAS -- A heavier-duty version of Mack's mDrive automated manual transmission will be standard on the Granite truck starting this March.

December 23, 2014

Volvo's I-Shift Dual Clutch

Volvo Truck claims to be first in the world to launch a dual-clutch automated mechanical transmission in heavy trucks, and HDT European Editor Sven-Erik Lindstrand was on hand to try them out. Photos by Sven-Erik Lindstrand and Volvo Trucks.



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