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Cummins: New X15 Engine Offers High Performance, Economy, Reliability
Cummins: New X15 Engine Offers High Performance, Economy, Reliability

July 24, 2016
Cummins officials say their next-generation X15 heavy-duty diesel series will offer new value through economy, performance, reliability and support when it...

12 Ideas For Lightweighting Your Trucks
12 Ideas For Lightweighting Your Trucks

November 1, 2015
Over the years, manufacturers have designed vehicles and components to reduce weight, and fleets have tried many of them. From their wisdom, we offer a...

Achates Signs Development Contracts with 2 More Manufacturers
Achates Signs Development Contracts with 2 More Manufacturers

December 11, 2014
Achates Power, the developer of modern two-stroke, opposed-piston engines, says it has secured another contract with a leading global original-equipment...

Fuel Smarts: Opposed-Piston Diesels About Five Years Away
Fuel Smarts: Opposed-Piston Diesels About Five Years Away

October 3, 2014
Truck users can look forward to 30% better fuel economy at 10% lower production cost, says Achates Power

Test Drive: Detroit’s Smooth Self-Shifter
Test Drive: Detroit’s Smooth Self-Shifter

March 3, 2014
“Proprietary” is a magic word among truck builders. It describes components of the company’s own manufacture or design that are installed on the company’s...

Walmart Shows Off Futuristic Tractor-Trailer
Walmart Shows Off Futuristic Tractor-Trailer

February 19, 2014
Turbine-electric powertrain and carbon-fiber trailer sides are not yet used in commercial motor trucks, but a concept Walmart tractor's COE layout and...

Work ‘Paused’ on Cummins Natural Gas Engine

January 15, 2014
Cummins says it has “paused” work on its 14.9-liter natural gas engine because of “uncertainty” of the demand for such power plants amid the expense of...

Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines, Reps Say
Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines, Reps Say

September 16, 2013
How much tampering with exhaust emissions equipment goes on out there? No one knows for sure, but panelists at a session of the Technology & Maintenance...

Cummins, Eaton to Offer Integrated ‘Powertrain Package’
Cummins, Eaton to Offer Integrated ‘Powertrain Package’

March 11, 2013
Cummins Inc. and Eaton Corp. have devised a fuel-saving, integrated engine-transmission combination that will rival proprietary offerings from some truck...