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Cummins to acquire Meritor

Cummins Inc. and Meritor Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Cummins will acquire Meritor. Under the terms of the agreement, Cummins will pay $36.50 in cash per Meritor share, for a total transaction value of approximately $3.7 billion, including assumed debt and net of acquired cash. “This agreement with

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Diesel engine aftertreatment service tips

It’s probably not a surprise to hear that a large number of the most common issues with today’s diesel engines involve aftertreatment systems. Recently, Fleet Equipment discussed the causes of problems such as excess regeneration activity and how to determine if the regeneration frequency with their engines is within a normally accepted range. Our panels

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The biggest heavy-duty truck equipment stories of the year

I’m going to do something surprising. This list will not feature any electric truck headlines, despite the topic owning 2021 headlines. It’s not that I’m turning a blind eye to it. My counterpart in content crime, Mr. Sickels, named decarbonization as the Fleet Equipment’s Truck Equipment Trend of the Year last week. It’s more than

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Truck stories we’re thankful for

The trucking industry has a lot to be thankful for this year. Sure, we have our share of challenges (we’re looking at you, Supply Chain), but the fact is that trucking flourished during the pandemic and came roaring out of it. While other industries were cutting hours and some even closing their doors, trucks rolled

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Hino Trucks delivers first Cummins-powered truck to Penske Truck Leasing

Hino Trucks has delivered the first of its trucks with Cummins engines to Penske Truck Leasing at a ceremony in their plant in Mineral Wells, West Virginia. The OEM intends to produce medium- and heavy-duty Hino trucks with Cummins engines for sale in North America by the end of 2021. The truck delivered is a

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Five truck trend takeaways from September

We know it’s not easy to keep up with everything that happens in the world of trucking. So here are the biggest stories from September focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place. 5. The return of industry trade shows Between ACT Expo and the TMC show, trade shows were out in full

Cummins talks hydrogen generation, the Daimler medium-duty engine deal (plus more outtakes from our executive interview)

There was a lot to talk about with Jennifer Rumsey, Cummins president and chief operating officer, during our interview for our executive story on diesel, decarbonization and the path forward for Cummins. There were a number of interesting power-driven topics that we couldn’t cover in that story that found their way here. You can read

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Photo gallery: TMC 2021

For the first time since February 2020, a veritable lifetime ago, the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) held its usual meeting and exposition, this time in the fall rather than in the winter and held in Cleveland, Ohio—right in Fleet Equipment‘s backyard. With that being the case, the crew at Fleet Equipment

Diesel, decarbonization, and the path forward for Cummins

The trucking industry is moving toward greater decarbonization and taking its first steps into electrification that doesn’t depend on fossil fuels, so what does this mean for the world’s largest diesel engine manufacturer? Cummins President and Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Rumsey took the time to sit down with me for an exclusive interview focused on

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The value of filtration and coolant training

Training and education: they’re foundational to so many industries, including ours. The reasons for this are seemingly self-evident, but nonetheless, thorough training of employees including technicians and drivers is neglected more often than it should be. That’s understandable—trucking is a demanding industry, with constant deadlines to hit, shipments going out and coming in, maintenance and

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Cummins, DAS Companies enter sales and licensing agreement

Cummins Inc. and DAS Companies, Inc. have entered into a licensing agreement to sell Cummins branded DAS products in retail marketplaces throughout the United States and Canada, starting in the first quarter of 2022. This long-term agreement will cover many DAS products, including apparel, power equipment (inverters and jump starts), communications gear, safety apparel, tools and

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Engines and transmissions: Making the right choices for vocational applications

Every jobsite, application or body demands something a little different from vocational vehicles, notes Len Copeland, product marketing manager at Detroit Products. “There can be power and frame space needs, demands for light weight and a shorter wheelbase for maneuverability,” he adds, “and environmental considerations in extended idle applications or at remote worksites.” “The first

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