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The Latest Fuel-Sipping Engines
The Latest Fuel-Sipping Engines

June 19, 2017
How engine makers have met the EPA GHG Phase 1 2017 emissions requirements head-on, with a lineup promising better fuel efficiency and greater reliability.

Quick Spin: Cummins Brings X12 to North America
Quick Spin: Cummins Brings X12 to North America

September 29, 2016
A little while back, Equipment Editor Jim Park tested out Cummins' latest diesel engine, the X12. Are smaller displacements the engine trend of the future?...

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

July 20, 2016
As engine platforms go, Cummins' ISX has to be considered slightly remarkable. It survived the transition to EGR and then to SCR aftertreatment -- while...

Quick Spin: Sneak Peak of the Cummins 2017 X15
Quick Spin: Sneak Peak of the Cummins 2017 X15

April 25, 2016
We get behind the wheel of the newest fuel-efficient version of the Cummins ISX and find there’s much to look forward to.

Test Drive: Cummins-Eaton Powertrain Smooth as Silk
Test Drive: Cummins-Eaton Powertrain Smooth as Silk

July 31, 2014
Cummins and Eaton may have finally nailed it with their SmartAdvantage Powertrain combo, reports Equipment Editor Jim Park in July's Test Drive. The...

The Peterbilt-Cummins SuperTruck, Part 2: More Secrets Revealed
The Peterbilt-Cummins SuperTruck, Part 2: More Secrets Revealed

July 7, 2014
The Peterbilt-Cummins SuperTruck project achieved almost-unheard-of gains of 68% in freight efficiency over a 24-hour duty-cycle, a 50% improvement in...

Delving Into the Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck: Part 1
Delving Into the Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck: Part 1

July 7, 2014
By the time the Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck made its public debut in February boasting 10.7 mpg, some contemporary trucks were achieving better than 8 mpg,...

Stay Ahead of Trouble on EGR Engines
Stay Ahead of Trouble on EGR Engines

February 11, 2014
While most of the early problems have been engineered out of the exhaust gas recirculation systems on today’s clean diesel engines, corroded coolers, stuck...

Test Drive: Natural Gas Freightliner Cascadia 113
Test Drive: Natural Gas Freightliner Cascadia 113

October 1, 2013
Freightliner’s Cascadia 113 and the ISX12 G from Cummins Westport aren’t exactly strangers. About 100 of the trucks have been in customer hands for some...

Transmissions: Automating for Fuel Savings
Transmissions: Automating for Fuel Savings

July 9, 2013
Traditional thinking on automated manual transmissions has it that AMTs are the great equalizers – bridgers of skill gaps between the best and the worst...

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