October 31, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: telematics, Eaton, Transmissions, Remote Diagnostics
October 3, 2016 - Product News
Eaton and Cummins have expanded the SmartAdvantage powertrain lineup to include a new transmission model with 1,850 lb.-ft. of torque.
Tags: Cummins, Eaton, Powertrain, Transmissions
July 13, 2016 - Industry News
Alternative fuel truck and fuel system manufacturer Greenkraft is now offering fully automatic Allison Transmissions on its medium-duty trucks.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, Greenkraft, Allison Transmission, CNG, Propane Autogas, Transmissions
June 29, 2016 - Product News
"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.
Tags: Vocational, Transmissions, Volvo I-Shift, Volvo Trucks North America
May 3, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Engines, Large Pickups, 2017-MY, Transmissions
April 26, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Ford, Assembly Plants, Transmissions, Ford Super Duty, Chassis Cab Trucks
April 22, 2016 - Product News
Paccar has partnered with Allison Transmission to release the automatic Allison TC10 transmission in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks with Paccar and Cummins engines.
Tags: PACCAR, Transmissions, Allison Transmission, Automatic Transmissions
March 15, 2016 - Product News
Eaton is offering a free clutch with the purchase of a heavy-duty remanufactured transmission as part of a limited time aftermarket program.
Tags: Transmissions, Remanufactured Parts, Eaton Corporation, Clutches
March 2, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Transmissions, Automated Manual Transmissions, mDrive, Vocational Trucks
February 2, 2016 - Product News
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.
Tags: Eaton, Automated Transmissions, Automated Manual Transmissions, Transmissions, Vocational Trucks
November 20, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Transmissions, Engines, Detroit, Automated Manual Transmissions, Detroit DT12, Detroit DD5, Medium-Duty Trucks
October 8, 2015 - Product News
Eaton is offering expanded warranty coverage for the company’s aftermarket transmissions and clutches.
Tags: Eaton, Aftermarket Parts, Transmissions, Extended Warranty, Clutches
October 7, 2015 - Product News
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.
Tags: Kenworth, Vehicle Options, Transmissions, Bumper, Vocational Trucks
September 22, 2015 - Industry News
Eaton has added two optional features to the company’s UltraShift Plus and Fuller Advantage automated manual transmissions designed to enhance low-speed maneuverability.
Tags: Eaton, Transmissions, Automated Manual Transmissions
August 31, 2015 - Product News
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 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Fuel Economy, Company Anniversaries, Transmissions, Allison Transmission, History, Automatic Transmissions
July 29, 2015 - Product News
Eaton is introducing the Rebuilder Bulk Pack line of transmission components with several new Fuller transmission parts for aftermarket rebuilders.
Tags: Eaton, Aftermarket Parts, Transmissions
June 15, 2015 - Product News
Meritor is adding dedicated customer support for aftermarket differential- and transmission-component rebuilders enrolled in the Drivetrain Direct program.
Tags: Customer Service, Meritor, Aftermarket, Transmissions, Drivetrains
April 30, 2015 - Product News
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.
Tags: Vocational, Mack, Transmissions, Automated Manual Transmissions
March 27, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Truck Sales, Daimler Trucks, Transmissions, Mid-America Trucking Show, Global, Daimler Trucks North America, Automated Manual Transmissions, MATS
March 24, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Eaton, Roadranger, Transmissions, Parts and Service, Customer Service
February 9, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Transmissions, Allison Transmission Holdings, Earnings
December 22, 2014 - Industry News
A new report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room verifies what manufacturers and many users have been saying about modern self-shifting gearboxes for some time.
Tags: Fuel Economy, Industry Research, Resale, Automated Manual Transmissions, Driver Shortage, Transmissions, NACFE
November 16, 2014 - Industry News
The new Detroit Assurance from Daimler Trucks North America is an active vehicle safety system that complements fuel efficiency while adding a huge measure of driver convenience. The system was formally unveiled at a ride-and-drive event in Miami, Florida, on Friday.
Tags: Active Safety Systems, DTNA, Detroit Assurance, Adaptive Cruise Control, Fuel Efficiency, Transmissions, Collision Avoidance, Lane Departure Warning, Detroit Diesel
October 10, 2014 - Industry News
Automated manual transmissions in heavy trucks once were an anomaly. Editor in chief Deborah Lockridge contemplates Daimler's role in changing that trend in her "All That's Trucking" blog.
Tags: Transmissions, Daimler Trucks North America, Automated Manual Transmissions, ATA MC&E
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