Transmissions

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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.

July 5, 2016

Using Crawler Gears on Volvo's I-Shift Transmission [Video]

Volvo’s new Crawler Gears option for the I-Shift automated manual transmission puts one or two extra-low ratios at the driver’s finger tips – or thumb tip, actually. This is especially useful for vocational trucks like dumpers and mixers. Volvo’s Wade Long explains how to choose the lower gears using the shift selector.

June 29, 2016

Volvo’s I-Shift with Crawler Gears Boosts Performance, Productivity

"Extreme startability" and low-rev cruising at highway speeds are the main advantages of a new crawler-gear option for Volvo Trucks’ I-Shift HD automated manual transmission, demonstrated for customers and trade press reporters June 27-28.

May 16, 2016

VIDEO: Idaho Milk Hauler Saves Fuel with Adaptive Gearing

Volvo Trucks has put a new spin on an old powertrain management strategy. By locking out top gear on its I-Shift overdrive transmission, drivers can pull loads efficiently in 11th gear (direct drive) and still get the performance they want.

May 16, 2016

Focus On... Volvo Adaptive Gearing [VIDEO]

In the latest "Focus On" video, Equipment Editor Jim Park talks to Gene Brice, co-owner of Idaho Milk Transport, about how Volvo's Adaptive Gearing is ideally suited to tank fleets that run half their miles empty. 

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 26, 2016

Ford Invests $1.6B to Upgrade Truck Production

Ford is investing $1.6 billion to upgrade manufacturing facilities in Michigan and Ohio to support production of a new 10-speed transmission for certain F-150 models and Super Duty chassis cab.

April 22, 2016

Allison TC10 Transmission to be Offered in Paccar Trucks

Paccar has partnered with Allison Transmission to release the automatic Allison TC10 transmission in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks with Paccar and Cummins engines.

April 21, 2016

The Trend to Self Shifting Continues

Fuel economy and ease of driving push customers into buying automatic or automated products.

March 15, 2016

Eaton Offers Free Clutch With Reman Transmission Purchase

Eaton is offering a free clutch with the purchase of a heavy-duty remanufactured transmission as part of a limited time aftermarket program.

March 11, 2016

EZ Oil Drain Valve Works With Allison Transmissions

The EZ Oil Drain Valve is designed for engine oil changes but the valves can also be used for drains on Allison Transmissions, according to Global Sales Group.

March 8, 2016

AutoSet Clutch Compensates For Wear

Illinois Auto Truck’s AutoSet Clutch is a self-adjusting heavy-duty clutch that compensates for wear over time by auto-adjusting to maintain the clutch pedal free play.

March 2, 2016

Mack Adds Automated Manual Transmissions for Vocational Use

Mack Trucks released 13- and 14-speed versions of its Mack mDrive HD automated manual transmission to better suit certain vocational and on-highway applications.

February 23, 2016

Test Drive: Making Low-Speed Maneuvers Easier With UltraShift Plus

For years Eaton has been improving its UltraShift Plus series to make the heavy-duty automated manual transmissions do more things and do them better. Blended Pedal, Urge to Move features make Eaton automated gearboxes more useful.

February 2, 2016

Eaton Expands AMT Line for Vocational Use

Eaton has expanded coverage of its Fuller Advantage series of automated overdrive transmissions to include use in vocational applications, offering features that improve vehicle control and other capabilities.

December 11, 2015

Phillips 66 Adds Two New Heavy-Duty Transmission Lubricants

Phillips 66 Lubricants has added two new heavy-duty synthetic transmission lubricants to its commercial product line – Triton Synthetic MTF and Kendall SHP Synthetic MTF.

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.

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