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Model year 2024 diesel engines: What you need to know

What to expect when you’re expecting new diesel engines

The biggest medium-duty truck headlines of 2022

Medium-duty truck trends can be hard to pin down. After all, these trucks tackle a vast array of applications–from local pick-up and delivery vans running around every neighborhood across the country to municipal fleet trucks servicing utility lines. Think about it: Manufacturers build naked chassis just so that bodybuilders can dress it up with the

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The biggest heavy-duty truck stories of 2022

Let’s put this year in perspective. In January, just 12 months ago, the U.S. set a record for COVID-19 hospitalizations. Five months later in May, ACT Expo in-person attendance grew by 60% compared to the show that took place nine months earlier and the truck market was booming but hampered by supply chain shortages. And

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How Cummins envisions the future of power (and what that means for its engine business)

The hardest part about planning the future of trucking equipment is that there are no clear-cut answers. Yes, diesel engines will still power the world for the time being, but decarbonization shifts are happening. Battery electric trucks are rolling in regional haul applications and investments are being poured into hydrogen fuel cell development. To complicate

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Werner Enterprises to secure 500 X15H engines from Cummins

Werner Enterprises has signed a letter of intent to purchase 500 Cummins’ 15-liter hydrogen internal combustion engines upon availability. The two companies announced earlier this year that Werner Enterprises plans to validate and integrate Cummins’15-liter natural gas and Cummins’ X15H hydrogen engines, both part of Cummins’ fuel agnostic platform, into their fleet. Hydrogen engines offer

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Transport Enterprise Leasing to integrate Cummins X15H hydrogen engine into heavy duty trucks

Transport Enterprise Leasing and Cummins Inc. announced recently that TEL has signed a letter of intent planning to purchase Cummins’ 15-liter hydrogen internal combustion engines when available. TEL will integrate the Cummins’ X15H hydrogen engines into their fleet of heavy-duty trucks. Since announcing the fuel agnostic platform, which includes the Hydrogen option in both the

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Freightliner M2, SD Plus Series launch updates its medium-duty truck offering

Freightliner introduced the new Plus Series–enhanced versions of its M2 and SD models, including the M2 106 Plus, M2 112 Plus, 108SD Plus, and 114SD Plus. The enhanced models provide a major update to the interior and electrical systems of the M2 and SD models. The OEM noted that the Plus Series is designed to

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Five truck trend takeaways from August

Football season is upon us and the grocery store aisles are riddled with back to school supplies. Nothing embodies the end of the summer season quite like it. As the busiest parts of the year start to approach, we want to make sure you are moving on down the road with us as we continue

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Two ways to use engine oil data to make better truck service decisions

How do you know when you’re going to have an engine service need? Sure, you run the recommended drain intervals and your vast years of knowledge can lend to correct gut decisions more often than not, but still… The roads trucks roll down are challenging, the demands are unceasing. What if you had the clairvoyance

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Cummins test drive: Everything but a diesel engine

The first thing you need to know about Cummins’s engine strategy is its fuel-agnostic approach in both its heavy- and medium-duty engine lineups. What that means is the new fuel-agnostic engine platforms will feature a series of engines that are derived from a common base engine–below the head gasket of each engine will largely have

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PACCAR to offer Cummins X15N natural gas engine

PACCAR will work with Cummins to offer the new Cummins X15N natural gas engine in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. The X15N is the first natural gas engine to be specifically designed for heavy-duty truck applications with up to 500 HP output. The engine will include the integration of the Cummins Clean Fuel Technologies fuel delivery

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Isuzu, Cummins partner to create a battery electric truck

Cummins and Isuzu Motors Limited recently announced an agreement to create a prototype medium-duty, battery electric truck to demonstrate in North America. This truck represents the first zero-emissions solution facilitated by the Isuzu Cummins Powertrain Partnership (ICPP) formed in May 2019. Through this arrangement, Cummins will integrate the Cummins PowerDrive6000 into Isuzu’s F-Series truck and

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