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    Eaton enhances ServiceRanger 4

    January 25, 2018 10:51AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Eaton announced during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week that it has enhanced its ServiceRanger 4 diagnostic and service software to better support its automated transmissions. Eaton is also simplifying the product offering to include just Basic (read-only) and

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    First transmission from Eaton-Cummins joint venture introduced

    September 24, 2017 1:59PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies took the wraps off the first project produced under its recently-announced joint venture – a new 12-speed automated transmission dubbed Endurant. The transmission is designed for linehaul applications with gross vehicle weights

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    Eaton-Cummins JV offers new SmartAdvantage offering

    August 14, 2017 11:34AM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has added a new downsped overdrive model to its SmartAdvantage powertrain lineup. The 1,550/1,850 lb.-ft. torque rating is compatible with rear axle ratings down to 2.47, enabling cruise speeds as low as

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    Eaton-Cummins JV an extension of existing collaboration

    April 11, 2017 9:03AM by James Menzies

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Shared corporate values and a history of working together brought Eaton and Cummins together, under a new joint venture that will produce automated transmissions for global markets. The partnership, Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies, was announced Apr.

  • Eaton names new boss of vehicle group

    March 28, 2017 10:13AM by Truck News

    DUBLIN, Ireland – Eaton has named Joao V. Faria president of its vehicle group, effective May 1. He takes over from Kenneth F. Davis, who will retire Aug. 1. Faria will be responsible for the company’s overall vehicle business, which

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    The transmission as a power manager

    February 27, 2017 1:00PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Eaton envisions a future that will see increased electrification of commercial vehicle components and it sees its products as being key in managing those power requirements. Larry Bennett, head of Eaton’s vehicle technical innovation center, says “we

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    Eaton updates Advantage Series clutches

    January 25, 2017 4:53PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Eaton has updated its line of Advantage Series heavy-duty clutches, to increase durability, reduce vibrations and improve shifting. The new clutches were shown for the first time during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, with production set to

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    Cummins, Eaton expand SmartAdvantage lineup

    October 1, 2016 9:49AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Eaton and Cummins have added a new torque rating to their SmartAdvantage powertrain offering. A new 1,850 lb.-ft. torque capacity transmission is now available for linehaul applications of up to 80,000 lbs GCW in the US

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    Eaton offering remote diagnostics on automated transmissions

    September 22, 2016 10:17AM by Truck News

    HANOVER, Germany — Eaton has announced the availability of a new IntelliConnect remote diagnostics platform for its automated transmissions. The system provides near real-time monitoring of vehicle fault codes related to the transmission. Alerts are provided to the fleet manager

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    Eaton showcases autonomous docking technologies

    September 22, 2016 10:09AM by Truck News

    HANOVER, Germany — Eaton is demonstrating at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Shows two systems designed to assist drivers with docking. Its Advanced Driver Assist System (ADAS) Dock Assist feature uses software upgrades to communicate with control modules in Eaton’s automated,

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    Truck writers deem Eaton Procision top technical achievement

    March 4, 2016 9:47AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Eaton Corporation’s Procision Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission won the 2016 Technical Achievement Award from the Truck Writers of North America (TWNA). The award was presented during the Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition

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    Cummins, Eaton boost torque in integrated powertrain

    February 28, 2016 7:00PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Eaton and Cummins have developed a new integrated powertrain that will offer efficiency benefits to carriers hauling heavy payloads. Cummins ISX15 engines rated at 400-475 hp and mated to Eaton automated transmissions now produce 1,850 lb.-ft. of

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    Eaton introduces aftermarket clutch for I-Shift, new transmission lubricant spec’

    January 28, 2016 10:28AM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Eaton has come out with a new aftermarket clutch, designed specifically for Volvo I-Shift automated manual transmissions. The Eaton 430mm Push Wear-Thru clutch boasts the same engineering and manufacturing features of Eaton’s EverTough clutches, the company

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    Eaton improves efficiency of automated transmissions, expands Fuller Advantage line

    March 27, 2015 11:48AM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Eaton has enhanced its automated transmissions to save more fuel, by disengaging the driveline when the truck is on a slight downhill grade and dropping engine speed to idle. Eaton claims doing so improves fuel economy by

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    Eaton, Cummins look to build on powertrain collaboration

    February 15, 2015 5:03PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For the third consecutive year, Cummins and Eaton shared a stage at the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meetings, to update industry journalists on their collaborative efforts. This year, the message was that the two companies are