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Driving the new Volvo VNL heavy-duty truck

Hands-on driving impressions driving the new Class 8 long-haul truck on the Volvo Trucks Customer Center test track in Dublin, Va.

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Volvo new VNL: Diving into the details and the driver’s seat

A lot has changed with the new VNL. Fleet Equipment got to learn all about it and test drive the OEM’s new flagship Class 8 truck.

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What does the electrified future mean for transmissions?

Battery electric trucks certainly don’t have the 18-speed transmissions we’re used to. Forget the switch from manual to automated manual—this is a much bigger change.

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BAE Systems, Eaton test electric commercial truck drive technology

Testing occurred at Eaton’s proving grounds in Marshall, Mich., on a Class 7 demonstration vehicle.

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International Truck integrates S13 engine with Allison automatic transmissions

Allison 3414 Regional Haul Series, 4000 Series fully automatic transmissions available for International RH, HX Series trucks, respectively.

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Schaeffler, ATSG partner to support technical education

Schaeffler will provide education support to ATSG members, which has offered information to transmission technicians for nearly 40 years.

How Volvo Trucks aims to change preconceived powertrain notions

Rethinking traditional truck spec’ing notions, spotlighting sustainability in diesel technology.

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Inside the International S13 powertrain

As the International S13 powertrain rolls out to customers, the OEM also rolled its new engine, transmission and aftertreatment package out to TMC, held earlier this month in New Orleans. David Crowe, S13 integrated sales manager at International Trucks, walked us around the powertrain that is characterized by its dual overhead cam engine design, which

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PACCAR TX-12 Pro automated transmission introduced in Kenworth trucks

The new transmission will get its start in the Kenworth T680 and T880 trucks.

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ZF to invest $700M in U.S. plant, transmission production

$500M will go to a manufacturing expansion, on top of $200M already announced for ramping up U.S. production of PowerLine transmissions.

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Volvo Trucks new VNL: Lineup overview

We dive into the VNL’s fuel efficiency, safety and take it for a spin.

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BorgWarner announces JV with Chinese HD parts supplier

BorgWarner plans to team up with Shaanxi Fast Auto Drive Group, a Chinese supplier known for transmission and drivetrain systems.

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