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Understanding new diesel engine technology and making sure it’s used correctly

Jason Morgan is the editor of Fleet Equipment. He has more than 15 years of B2B journalism experience covering the likes of trucking and construction equipment, real estate, movies and craft beer industries.

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New GHG 2021 engine updates mean improved efficiency, if you understand the uses of things like predictive powertrain management systems. While the diesel specs remain the same, the technology has that enables efficiency gains has rocketed forward. Once you have a handle on it, you have to make sure your drivers and maintenance managers and partners understand it too. You don’t want to spend more on new technology that isn’t used correctly.

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To understand what gains are possible and tips for ensuring that those gains are reaped, I talked with RaNae Isaak, powertrain and TCO consultancy leader at Cummins, who takes us through where to start with new engine technology, how to work with industry partners to find the best engine fit for your fleet and the proper way to train your drivers on the new diesel-fueled features. Watch the video above for all of the details.

Continuing with Cummins

Cummins GHG 2021 engine announcement came with a bevy of technology features. To take a deeper look into what those features do check out this story:

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