OEMs benefit from this profitable approach, Cummins-Meritor noted in a recent press release.
Inside Accelera by Cummins, the Freightliner eM2 truck, International’s EV ecosystem and Peterbilt’s hydrogen fuel cell plan
All of that and more on the first episode of FE From the Floor: ACT Expo 2023.
Plus some powertrain components make their debut in Cummins red.
The suppliers’ digital inspections will be available through the Decisiv SRM platform.
Here’s how the brands come together and do business in the market.
The price of gas steadily climbs along with consumer expectations in the growing market. Now, more than ever, fleet operators are depending on their trucks to get the job done right and in a timely manner. That cannot be done if your trailers are rolling on underinflated tires. Tire pressure plays an important role in
Reducing overall heavy-duty truck maintenance costs plays into every decision related to wheel-end systems, noted Tony Ryan, national service manager–fleets at SAF-Holland. “For example, air disk brakes have a higher initial cost which is offset by reduced overall maintenance costs,” he said. “Premium hub/bearing/lubrication systems can reduce maintenance issues.” In general, the wheel-end maintenance needs
Surprises were around every corner at ACT Expo. Take the electric International RH truck above. It was hanging out at the Navistar Next technology trailer. No announcement, and International was tight-lipped about the equipment details, but it was there. And here’s a look under the hood. A pretty cool tease, and hopefully we’ll hear more
Meritor announced it has entered into a collaboration agreement with ConMet in which Meritor will develop purpose-built trailer suspensions and brakes, as well as tire inflation systems to work with ConMet’s PreSet Plus eHub. This system will enable production of zero-emissions refrigerated trailers. To deliver this electrified trailer solution, Meritor is redesigning its trailer suspension
Clarience Technologies and Meritor are forming a technology alliance to develop future connectivity solutions for commercial trucks and trailers. As a first step, Meritor will join the Road Ready advanced trailer telematics LogIQ smart partner network, making its smart component data accessible directly through the Road Ready system. As a key first step in the
Tuesday is off to a rocking start with the announcement that Cummins acquired Meritor. In the name of getting info out as quickly as possible, here’s a transcript of the call Cummins and Meritor held with analysts this morning. We’ll have more follow-ups and analysis as we’re able to work through the information and follow
During Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, Meritor’s aftermarket and product leadership sat down to provide an update of its aftermarket initiatives and the evolution of existing aftermarket products. Here’s the rundown. Electrification in the aftermarket Meritor is barreling ahead toward electrification. It recently announced series production of its 14Xe ePowertrain. When asked what opportunities the ePowertrain