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Detroit releases DT12 transmission series, redesigned DD15 engine

Detroit has enhanced its DD15 engine and has expanded the lineup of its DT12 automated manual transmission. The DT12 transmission has evolved into the DT12 On-Highway Series to offer three purpose-built options to meet the unique needs of various on-highway applications, all of which are now available to order, Detroit says. Engineered with fuel efficiency

Detailing automated manual transmission options by truck application

How do you spec the right transmission hardware and outfit it with the proper software?

Detailing automated manual transmission options by truck application
Endurant XD 18-Speed transmission pairing with Cummins X15 in 2021

Cummins Inc. has announced its next-generation of integrated power that it says will benefit high-horsepower applications, the Cummins X15 Performance Series and the Endurant XD 18-speed transmission. Building upon the powertrain integration of the Cummins X15 Efficiency Series and Endurant powertrain, the X15 Performance Series and Endurant XD powertrain is optimized for high gross combined

A reduction in gears: Inside electric truck transmissions

Rather than the typical 18-speed transmissions, electric trucks tend to use two-speed transmissions, with some using three or four. So why is that?

Allison Transmission shows 3414 Regional Haul Series at Work Truck Show

Allison Transmission recently developed its 3414 Regional Haul Series transmission, based on insights gathered from OEMs and end users that there is a need for reliability, performance and maneuverability of an Allison fully automatic 3000 Series transmission, but with increased ratings capability, the company says. Allison says the 3414 RHS has ratings up to 410

Allison Transmission to open Vehicle Environmental Test Center

Allison Transmission announced during NTEA’s Work Truck Show that its Vehicle Environment Test (VET) Center will open July 8. The company says the 60,000 square-foot building will house two environmental chambers capable of simulating a broad range of environmental conditions and duty cycles, including temperature extremes, grades, altitudes and other on-road conditions. Specifically, Allison Transmission

Allison Transmission selected as standard in new medium-duty Mack truck

Allison Transmission has been selected as the standard transmission for the new Mack MD Series of medium-duty trucks. The Allison 2000 Series offers FuelSense 2.0 with DynActive shifting for these trucks designed for dry van/reefer, stake/flatbed, dump and tanker applications. “Mack’s decision to equip their new MD truck with the Allison 2500 helps Mack meet

Eaton IntelliConnect remote diagnostic technology receives upgrades

Eaton has announced its IntelliConnect remote diagnostics technology has received several new features to help enhance usability for fleet administrators. Eaton says IntelliConnect provides near real-time monitoring of vehicle fault codes, prioritizes the critical events and provides accurate and comprehensive action plans created by Eaton’s technical experts. IntelliConnect sorts through data and prioritizes by levels

Meritor releases Drivetrain on Demand

Meritor, Inc. has launched Drivetrain on Demand to offer simplified ordering processes for U.S. and Canadian customers requiring fast replacement of driveshaft and differential assemblies, the company says. “By streamlining the ordering process and shipping the product within 24 hours, Drivetrain on Demand helps get vehicles in truck-down situations back on the road quickly,” said

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 introduces Advantage Automated Series clutches for AMTs

Eaton has expanded its Advantage Automated Series clutches to support popular automated transmissions available in the North American market, rounding out its aftermarket automated clutch portfolio. The announcement was made at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. The Advantage Automated series clutches fit the unique needs of automated transmissions, which are featured on more than 75

Trucking trends of the decade

It’s been a decade of innovation, of technological advancements that have made their way into the trucks on the road today, and some that are only beginning to show what they can do.