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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

  • Product Equipment

    Eaton introduces severe-service UltraShift Plus with unlimited payloads

    January 19, 2015 1:35PM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton announced it is bringing to market a new A-Ratio UltraShift Plus automated transmission for extreme performance applications. The new MXP (Multipurpose Extreme Performance) transmissions have lower overall numerical ratios and higher torque ratings, Eaton announced. The

  • Product Equipment

    Eaton’s UltraShift Plus now compatible with two-speed axles

    December 15, 2014 12:16PM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton has announced its UltraShift Plus automated transmissions are now compatible with two-speed axles, increasing its coverage of the vocational segment. The new compatibility provides costs savings over torque converter automatics, Eaton claims, adding the new offering

  • News Equipment

    Navistar shows off most fuel-efficient ProStar, announces remote diagnostics enhancements

    October 5, 2014 8:22PM by James Menzies

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Navistar International unveiled what it says is its most fuel-efficient ProStar, featuring the SmartAdvantage powertrain package from Cummins and Eaton. The truck was on display at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition. “Every per

  • Feature Equipment


    September 30, 2014 6:25AM by James Menzies

    Cummins and Eaton have made a big slash with their SmartAdvantage integrated powertrain, featuring the ISX and the Fuller Advantage Series automated manual transmission. However, it hasn’t made much more than a ripple here in Canada because to date, it’s

  • News Equipment

    Eaton launches first-ever dual clutch transmission for N.A. medium-duty market

    September 5, 2014 9:58AM by James Menzies

    Company claims the Procision will get 8-10% better fuel economy than a torque converter automatic

  • Product Equipment

    Eaton becomes remanufactured transmission supplier to Navistar

    July 17, 2014 1:21PM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton has announced it has been selected by Navistar as its primary supplier of heavy-duty remanufactured transmissions. The majority of remanufactured transmissions delivered to Navistar’s 350 North American dealers will be Eaton Flex Reman transmissions, available on

  • Product Equipment

    Eaton expands warranty coverage on remanufactured transmissions

    June 21, 2014 9:18PM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton has announced three-year warranty coverage is now available on its Standard and Flex Reman remanufactured transmissions across all vocations. Previously, only linehaul transmissions were eligible for three-year coverage. The additional year of warranty coverage is available

  • Swift to test International ProStar with SmartAdvantage powertrain

    May 19, 2014 9:47AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar has announced Swift Transportation will be piloting International ProStar tractors with the Eaton-Cummins SmartAdvantage powertrain. The trucks will be powered by the Cummins ISX15 engine, mated to an integrated Eaton Fuller Advantage automated manual transmission. “We

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    Meritor adds two new ratios for 14X tandem drive axle

    May 16, 2014 2:39PM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. — Meritor is offering two new ratios for its 14X rear-drive axle for improved fuel economy, the company announced. The company will offer the 14X tandem drive axles with a 2.79 ratio beginning in June, while a 2.85

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    Kenworth offers optimized engine/transmission combination for improved fuel economy

    May 15, 2014 2:15PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth says its T680 is now available with the Eaton Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission, optimized for the Paccar MX engine. “By optimizing the Kenworth T680 with the new Eaton Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission and 2014

  • Eaton finds Truelove…and appoints him marketing manager

    February 12, 2013 9:09AM by Truck News

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Eaton has appointed Tony Truelove as marketing manager for the company’s North America Truck operations. He is located in Galesburg, Mich., and will report to Tom Nellenbach, director of marketing and communications…

  • Eaton offering four new enhancements for hybrid power system

    June 4, 2012 8:45AM by Truck News

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Eaton Corporation has announced a number of enhancements designed to increase the fuel economy, performance and payback of its hybrid power system.

  • Eaton honoured for charitable work in Michigan

    February 21, 2012 9:53AM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton has received the “Spirit of Michigan” award from the Michigan Association of United Ways (MAUW). Eaton’s Galesburg, Mich., facility was the winner in the medium-sized business category (100-1,000…

  • Eaton announces warranty upgrade package

    February 15, 2012 9:38AM by Truck News

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Eaton Corporation has introduced a bundle package for its line-up of remanufactured and aftermarket components. The package extends the standard two-year warranty coverage of an Eaton Fuller Reman transmission to three years…