Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies introduces online transmission selector
Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies announced it has a new online selector tool, which helps users choose the optimal transmission from its portfolio. To guide customers to the ideal transmission choice, the online selector asks a series of questions, such as how the vehicle is used, its maximum gross weight rating, the type of terrain on
Powertrain maintenance tips for engines, transmissions
While a key goal for any fleet maintenance operation is to avoid unscheduled repairs, another cost-saving objective is to eliminate repeat trips to the shop for the same issue. In those instances, and especially when higher cost powertrain components are involved, unnecessary downtime and the impact on shop and technician productivity add up quickly. “Having
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
How to get maximum fuel efficiency from your truck engine and transmission
Integrated powertrains can offer multiple advantages to fleets compared to a traditional manual and legacy automated transmission-based systems, noted Kristopher Ptasznik, powertrain total cost of ownership and consultancy leader at Cummins. “Traditionally, drivers can account for up to a 30% difference in a fleet’s fuel economy,” Ptasznik said. “By making it easier to operate the
Truck transmissions have evolved: Here’s where they’re going next
Automated manual transmission (AMT) and automatic transmission manufacturers are crushing assumptions and setting new expectations in all trucking industry applications. Automatic transmissions are getting smarter and, in the AMT world, gone are the days of clunky, reverse-engineered AMTs. Today’s AMTs are, as PACCAR Vice President Landon Sproull put it, “purpose built.” “The gearing—overall ratio and
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
Eaton Cummins Endurant HD transmission now available
Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has announced its Endurant HD 12-speed 1,850 lb.-ft.-capable automated transmission. The transmission is now available at all major North American truck manufacturers, including International, Freightliner, Volvo, Peterbilt and Kenworth. The company says the Endurant HD offers an industry-exclusive transmission fluid pressure sensor, the longest maintenance interval and the best overall
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
Eaton introduces Bezares PTOs for Endurant, Detroit automated transmissions
Eaton will expand its mobile power take-off (PTO) portfolio to include two new Bezares PTO units. Eaton will distribute the Bezares 95X series four-bolt, rear-mounted PTO for the Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies Endurant 12-speed automated transmission and the new Bezares PTO for the Detroit DT12 automated transmission. The announcements will be made at the
Eaton Cummins Endurant transmissions standard on select International trucks
Endurant can be paired as part of an integrated powertrain with either the Cummins X15 engine or the International A26 engine, the company says.
Eaton Cummins expands application coverage of Endurant 12-speed overdrive transmission
Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is expanding the application coverage for the Endurant 12-speed overdrive transmission. Effective January 2020, pickup & delivery, certain construction, refuse and agriculture applications are approved with Endurant.
Automated and automatic transmissions for heavy-haul
Heavy-haul. Just the name itself gets across the kind of power that is needed for trucks in these applications. Yet the trucks need to be versatile as well, because the truck won’t spend all of its time on the jobsite.