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Mack® mDRIVE™ HD 13-Speed Now Standard on Mack Granite® Models

In response to increasing customer demand, Mack Trucks announced its Mack® mDRIVE™ HD 13-speed automated manual transmission (AMT) will be standard on Mack Granite® models. Featuring a low ratio creeper gear, the mDRIVE HD 13-speed helps boost customer productivity thanks to improved performance and reduced weight. Mack is the first truck manufacturer in North America […]

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Eaton Fuller Advantage Offers Added Fuel Savings For Kenworth T680

Truck purchasers have a new advantage when they specify the Eaton Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission with the fuel-efficient Kenworth T680. “By optimizing the Kenworth T680 with the new Eaton Fuller Advantage™ 10-speed automated transmission and 2014 PACCAR MX-13 engine, Kenworth introduces a new opportunity for long-haul and regional operators to achieve fuel savings,” said […]

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Natural Gas-Powered Kenworth T680 To Offer Eaton UltraShift PLUS Transmission

The new Kenworth T680 natural gas truck will be available with the Eaton® UltraShift® PLUS automated transmission as an option. The announcement came in conjunction with this week’s Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long, Beach, Calif. T680 Natural Gas During ACT, Kenworth is exhibiting a T680 52-inch mid-roof sleeper specified with an integrated powertrain […]

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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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Skyrocketing Volvo I-Shift Sales Spur U.S. Assembly

Volvo Trucks celebrated the latest investment in the North American market today with the start of I-Shift production at the Hagerstown, Md. powertrain facility. Strong customer demand for Volvo’s automated manual transmission played a significant role in the decision to assemble in the U.S. The Volvo Group’s $8 million investment also brings 50 new jobs […]

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New Detroit DT12 Transmission Contributes to Enhanced Fuel Efficiency and Performance

Detroit Diesel Corporation today showcased the Detroit™ DT12™ automated manual transmission. Part of the Detroit complete powertrain offering, the DT12 combines the operational ease of an automatic with the efficiency of a manual transmission, resulting in enhanced fuel economy, vehicle performance and safety. “The DT12 transmission complements the Detroit engines and axles with features that […]

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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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The Ultimate Test Drive: Volvo VN780 with I-SHIFT

Today’s Trucking presents The Ultimate Test Drive. You’ve seen and read dozens of our Test Drive stories, but you’ve never seen one like this. Ride along with seasoned journalist and 20-year driver, Jim Park, as he puts the trucks and equipment you’ll soon be driving through their paces. Our premiere Ultimate Test Drive video features […]

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Coherix Enters Heavy Duty Transmission Market as Supplier to Allison Transmission

Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 Coherix, a leader in advanced Robust3D Measurement solutions for manufacturing has been chosen to supply its ShaPix Surface Detective metrology system to Allison Transmission in Indianapolis, Indiana. “We are extremely pleased to have been chosen by Allison Transmission for their precision metrology needs”, said Don Manfredi, the company’s […]

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