Cummins shows off X15N natural gas, X10 diesel engines
Plus some powertrain components make their debut in Cummins red.
Decisiv adds Cummins-Meritor, Phillips Industries to its service relationship management platform
The suppliers’ digital inspections will be available through the Decisiv SRM platform.
Cummins-Meritor talks acquisition impact, aftermarket support
Here’s how the brands come together and do business in the market.
Understanding the cost of truck tire underinflation: An afternoon with P.S.I.
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
Top truck wheel end maintenance tips
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
Photo Gallery: ACT Expo 2022
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 announces collaboration with ConMet eMobility to enable zero-emission trailers
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 forms alliance with Meritor
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
What Cummins, Meritor talked about during acquisition call
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
Meritor talks trucking aftermarket advancements, sets new goals
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
Daimler Trucks N. A. selects Meritor 14Xe ePowertrain for next-gen school bus
Meritor Inc. announced it will provide its Blue Horizon 14Xe integrated ePowertrain for the next generation, all-electric Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley school bus from Thomas Built Buses (TBB). This is Meritor’s first electric vehicle production award with a Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) brand. The intended agreement will span five years and is expected to start
Meritor begins production of electric commercial vehicle powertrain
Meritor Inc. announced its 14Xe ePowertrain is now available and will be in production this month. As part of Meritor’s Blue Horizon advanced technology portfolio, the 14Xe ePowertrain is a fully integrated, all-electric drive system. “Our 14Xe ePowertrain has been thoroughly tested hauling loads and logging real world miles in various conditions and multiple applications,