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Meritor opens new assembly and R&D facility in India

Meritor, Inc. is opening a new $36.5 million axle assembly facility at Automotive Axles, its joint venture with Kalyani group, along with a research and development center in Mysore, India.

Dana drive axles, driveshafts chosen as standard for redesigned Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixer

Dana Inc. will provide its Spicer D172 series heavy-duty tandem axles and its SPL 170 and 250 driveshafts to McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc. as standard equipment for its newly-redesigned Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixer.

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Watch: Three tips for axle spec’ing

We all know that being aware of how well your truck’s components integrate together should be one of the first things you consider when spec’ing a new truck. But this is especially true for axles, which work closely with everything from your truck’s engine and transmission to its wheel ends and tires.

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Meritor to acquire AxleTech

Meritor announced May 8 it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, under which Meritor will acquire AxleTech for approximately $175 million in cash.

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Dana launches new electric powertrain for medium-duty vehicles

Dana Incorporated has launched its newest direct-drive electric powertrain, the TM4 Sumo LD.

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Dana integrates Spicer Electrified e-axle on Isuzu N-Series chassis

Dana Incorporated will partner with Nordresa to integrate its Spicer Electrified eS9000r e-Axle on the Isuzu N-Series chassis for commercial fleet applications.

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Allison Transmission acquires Vantage Power and AxleTech’s electric vehicle systems division

Allison Transmission Holdings has purchased Vantage Power and AxleTech’s electric vehicle (EV) systems division.

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Dana, Motiv Power Systems collaborate on all-electric e-axle on Ford Super Duty F-550 Chassis

Dana Incorporated and Motiv Power Systems have announced a collaboration to integrate Dana’s Spicer Electrified eS9000r e-Axle on the Ford F-550 chassis for use in commercial fleet applications.

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AxleTech, Agility Fuel Solutions collaborate on electric commercial vehicle battery technology

AxleTech has entered into a strategic agreement with Agility Fuel Solutions, a provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. The companies say they will combine their respective processes and technologies to deliver highly refined vehicle controls systems to develop an electric vehicle (EV) powertrain. “The desire for electric powertrain solutions is

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The present and future of electric axles

Axle manufacturers have been working on eAxle solutions for years, but in the time since these products came about, engineering innovation has only increased. So FE decided to check in with the makers of electric axles to see where these axles are now, and where they are going.

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Why you should consider partnering with an independent heavy-duty service provider

Your fleet’s truck service bottom line depends on you. You’re on the shop floor with your techs, in the back office watching the P&Ls and ensuring that trucks are getting in and out of your facility as efficiently as possible. Yet in today’s world of high freight demand, there’s always more to do and that

The expanding availability of electric vehicle technologies is poised to change the makeup of fleets

Driven by sustainability initiatives, fuel prices, environmental regulations and public demand, fleets are exploring, investing in and expanding their use of electric vehicles. What makes those objectives increasingly achievable is the growing number of light- and medium-duty commercial electric vehicle technology choices on the market today. Evolving in tandem with OEM electric vehicle offerings are