TORONTO, Ont. — All the power in the world won’t get you anywhere if your transmission can’t manage it properly. Heavier loads present some unique spec’ing challenges.
Paccar MX-11 engines are now available with the company’s proprietary 12-speed automated transmission. Features of the transmission include 1.2-million-km oil drain intervals and a high power-to-weight ratio, Peterbilt says. The end result is also reported to be strong drivability and […]
DETROIT, MI — Daimler Trucks on Friday announced it is making a big financial investment to enable production of the new Detroit DD5 and DD8 medium duty engines at Detroit’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Redford, MI.
Joined by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, and nearly 2,000 United Auto Workers employees, the company celebrated the announcement of the new lines of DD5 and DD8 medium duty engines and officially launched production of the company’s Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission, previously manufactured in Germany.
The new engines, first announced at the 2014 American Trucking Associations annual conference, will be available in select Daimler Truck North America vehicles by the end of 2016.
LOUISVILLE– Power management company Eaton has expanded its lineup of Fuller Advantage Series transmissions to deliver weight savings and fuel efficiency improvements available on nine new models.
New guide simplifies product specifications
GALESBURG, MI – Truck maker Navistar has chosen Eaton as their new supplier of heavy-duty remanufactured transmissions.
JOPLIN, MO – Con-way announced a massive purchase of 550 new tractors all with 6×4 axles, out of which 540 will be equipped with automated transmissions, in hopes of attracting more young truck drivers.
The Allison Transmission Diagnostic Tool (ATDT) is a PC-based software application that enables technicians to access diagnostic data.