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    Eaton announces vocational Fuller Advantage Series automated 10-speed

    February 2, 2016 3:22PM by Truck News

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — In an announcement Canadian fleets will welcome, Eaton says it is expanding its Fuller Advantage Series automated manual transmissions to cover vocational applications and gross vehicle weights of up to 110,000 lbs. Previously the Fuller Advantage was

  • News Equipment

    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

  • Product Equipment

    Eaton releases new aftermarket, self-adjusting clutches

    January 4, 2016 3:41PM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton has engineered a new EverTough self-adjusting clutch for aftermarket applications, which the company says eliminates the need for manual adjustments. “EverTough clutches are an excellent choice for customers looking for an unbeatable combination of value and

  • LCV fleets spec’ing for versatility, fuel economy

    November 30, 2015 10:31AM by James Menzies

    A relatively new powertrain package is finding a home in LCV fleets. We rode along with Armour Transport to see how it’s performing.

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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 adds split shaft PTO capabilities to UltraShift Plus

    January 26, 2015 11:06AM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton has announced the availability of split shaft power take-off capabilities for its UltraShift Plus vocational transmissions. The enhancements allow for transmission gear selection and clutch control outside the cab, eliminating the need for operators to enter

  • 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

  • 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

  • Feature Equipment


    September 16, 2014 9:17AM by James Menzies

    Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to visit Eaton’s Marshall Proving Grounds, where the company unveiled the industry’s first dual clutch transmission for the North American medium-duty truck market. As the name implies, the transmission utilizes two clutches and

  • 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

  • News Equipment

    Navistar says 13L powertrain package provides up to 5% fuel savings

    June 25, 2014 7:09AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar has announced its International ProStar with 13L engine and Eaton Fuller Advantage Series 10-speed automated transmission now delivers up to a 5% improvement in fuel economy. The combination is now available for order. “The increased availability

  • News Equipment

    Eaton to pay $500M in ZF Meritor antitrust suit settlement

    June 23, 2014 10:03AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. — Eaton will be required to pay ZF Meritor $500 million as part of a settlement agreement relating to an antitrust lawsuit filed in 2006. ZF Meritor is a joint venture between Meritor and ZF Friedrichshafen AG. Meritor

  • 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