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Eaton Names Aditya Naik Vice President, Finance for Vehicle Group

Power management company Eaton announced that Aditya “A.D.” Naik has been named vice president, Finance, Vehicle Group, reporting to Ken Davis, president, Vehicle Group, effective January 27. Naik most recently served as vice president, finance, for Precision Castparts Corp.’s Wyman-Gordon Aerospace/Turbine Group, where he was responsible for financial controls, planning, analysis and business partnerships. Naik […]

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Eaton Vehicle Group Named Supplier of the Year by Idealease

Power management company Eaton today announced that its Vehicle Group has been named Supplier of the Year for the second consecutive year by Idealease, one of North America’s largest full service transportation companies. It is the first time a supplier has received the award in consecutive years in the 31 years that Idealease has conducted […]

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Eaton Adds Virtual Spanish Speaking Presenter to North American Truck Website

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has added a Spanish speaking virtual spokesperson to assist current and prospective customers with a wealth of information on the company’s lineup of UltraShift PLUS automated transmissions. His name is Jose Santos and like his English language counterpart — Brian Fletcher — provides personalized and tailored information at www.ultrashiftplus.com. At the […]

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Eaton Manual Transmissions Now Available in Freightliner Cascadia® with Westport Natural Gas Engines

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has announced that the company’s lineup of manual transmissions are now available as an option on Freightliner chassis equipped with Cummins Westport™ ISX-12 G heavy-duty natural gas engines. The Eaton transmissions will debut on Freightliner Cascadia® day cabs with Westport engines that are scheduled to go into production in September of […]

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Eaton Bags Largest Single Fleet Order for UltraShift Plus Transmissions

Eaton is celebrating what it says is its largest single fleet order for UltraShift Plus transmissions. The order comes from TransAm Trucking of Olathe, Kansas. The transmissions will be installed in Kenworth T680 tractors. Specifically, TransAm has ordered 10-speed UltraShift Plus Linehaul Active Shifting (LAS) models. “We have been 100% Eaton automation for more than […]

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New Kenworth T680 offers creature comforts, power, aerodynamics — the whole package

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — A driver remarked recently that if commercial truck seats get any more comfortable they’ll have to put tacks in them to keep awake. He was referring to the new Kenworth T680, one of several groundbreaking Kenworth models editors test drove at the Paccar Technical Center here Thursday. It was clear from […]

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