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IdlePro Extreme 350-, 420 amp alternators offered on Blue Bird rear engine diesel, CNG school buses

Prestolite Electric has been awarded standard position by Blue Bird o supply IdlePro Extreme alternators from Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems. Blue Bird All American rear engine (RE) diesel and CNG-powered school buses will be offered with IdlePro Extreme 350- and 420-amp alternators as standard and optional equipment for models utilizing a Cummins 2021 engine. The

Don’t take the fuel filter for granted

The truck’s fuel filter can be easily overlooked, but it shouldn’t be. It may not take up the space of the trailer or the engine or have the attention-getting features of a transmission or a telematics device, but it’s just as important as any of these components to the fleet manager’s never-ending quest for efficiency

The future of over-the-air engine updates

You’ve read all about the latest over-the-air engine update offerings (and if you haven’t, you can check out that story here). And you may be wondering, what’s next for OTA? FE’s interviewed experts suggested that upcoming innovations will focus on making the software changes more dynamic, reducing the need for downtime when updating, and giving

What 2021 Greenhouse Gas regulations mean for you and your engines

The previous decade may have seen the debut of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) regulations for heavy-duty engines, but the 2020s will be the decade in which these regulations ramp up. That starts with model year 2021 engines, with more restrictions coming in 2024 and then again in 2027, and continuing efforts to improve the environment mean

Understanding new diesel engine technology and making sure it’s used correctly

New GHG 2021 engine updates mean improved efficiency, if you understand the uses of things like predictive powertrain management systems. While the diesel specs remain the same, the technology has that enables efficiency gains has rocketed forward. Once you have a handle on it, you have to make sure your drivers and maintenance managers and

Cummins Unscripted Diesel Engine Technology
Unpacking the Cummins EPA 2021 X15, X12 engine details

Gone are the days where updated HP and torque specs tell the full tale of a new engine launch. Cummins optimizing its 2021 engines on the foundation of its 2017 X15 and X12 platforms shows that there’s still plenty of operational efficiency to be reaped from diesel powerhouses. It’s impressive, but it’s also complicated. It’s

Unpacking the cummins 2021 heavy duty truck engines
Podcast: Cummins on hydrogen’s potential in the trucking industry

All month on Fleet Future we’ve been talking engines. But this week, we’re going to talk about an engine company that is branching out to other energy sources. Cummins recently held an online event dubbed Hydrogen Day, at which they affirmed their commitment to hydrogen power development to meet low-carbon and zero emissions goals that

International truck unwraps the new HX Series trucks

The new International HX Series is the first product released under the company’s Navistar 4.0 strategy and its Project Compass initiative. The new HX Series is available in both a set-forward axle HX520 and a set-back axle HX620. The HX620 comes standard with the International A26 engine, delivering up to 500 HP. Additionally, both the

Cummins, Navistar to develop hydrogen fuel cell-powered Class 8 truck

Cummins and Navistar announced that they will work together on the development of a Class 8 truck powered by hydrogen fuel cells. The project will be funded in part through an award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) previously announced in August, as part of DOE’s

Cummins looks to the future, details hydrogen power development plans

In a recent online presentation dubbed “Hydrogen Day,” Cummins detailed its plans for hydrogen power development, confirming that the engine company sees hydrogen as one of the energy sources of the future. The company has a several plants across the world producing hydrogen now, comprising 500 electrolyzer installations and 2,000 fuel cell installations worldwide. “Cummins

Cummins announces EPA 2021 X12, X15 Series heavy-duty truck engines

Cummins Inc. announced the launch of its Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2021 emissions-compliant X12 and X15 series engines. These heavy-duty diesel engines from Cummins were built on the architecture of their EPA 2017 versions and are designed for on-highway Class 8 trucks. Cummins currently provides an oil drain interval (ODI) of 75,000 miles for operators

Cummins details new PowerSpec Web online spec’ing tool

Cummins Inc. announced the launch of its free online powertrain spec’ing tool, PowerSpec Web. Like the current and free PC-based PowerSpec application, PowerSpec Web offers users a free way to spec a powertrain based on intended operational objectives and to read feature descriptions in an online electronic feature library. “Cummins has really focused on making