Truck News


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    Cummins engine boss vows to offer customers “power of choice”

    September 24, 2017 4:10PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Cummins is uniquely positioned to offer customers their “power of choice” well into the future, according to president of the engine business, Srikanth Padmanabhan. Padmanabhan was speaking to truck press today at the inaugural North American Commercial

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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.

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    Cummins extends drain intervals, offers over-the-air programming

    March 1, 2017 9:34AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cummins announced longer drain intervals, over-the-air programming and a new Connected Advisor service at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council. Connected Advisor provides fleets with advice concerning engine and aftertreatment-related fault codes. Fleet managers

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    New ADEPT package to improve ISX15 fuel economy by up to 3%, Cummins claims

    March 24, 2015 11:35PM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Cummins announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show that it was planning to “redefine efficiency” and one of its first steps is to release a new technology package dubbed ADEPT, which it says can improve fuel economy by

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    Daimler to develop medium-duty engine, introduces new safety systems

    October 7, 2014 2:19PM by James Menzies

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will be bringing a medium-duty Detroit engine to the market. The new DD5 and DD8 are currently under development and being configured for North American operating conditions. They’ll be built upon

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    Mack offers new 505C+ engine

    August 25, 2014 6:49AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack has announced availability of a new 505-hp 505C+ engine based on its MP8. The new offering is intended for customers looking for big power from a 13-litre engine, the company announced. The MP8 505C+ offers 505

  • Feature Equipment


    August 19, 2014 12:33PM by James Menzies

    Project Innovation Transport (PIT) has secured funding from the Quebec government to explore the issue of engine programming. This is an interesting project and because the government is paying for it, PIT will share the results with all of us

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    August 19, 2014 12:25PM by James Menzies

    Earlier this month I drove down to Jamestown, N.Y., midway between Buffalo and Erie, Pa., to partake in the 40th anniversary celebrations of the Cummins plant there. Forty years is an accomplishment worth celebrating, but there was some extra exuberance

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    From uncertainty to prosperity: Jamestown Cummins plant turns 40

    August 10, 2014 12:00PM by James Menzies

    JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — Cummins last week celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Jamestown Engine Plant, which produces heavy-duty truck engines for the North American market. The milestone stirred strong emotions among those with ties to the plant, since just 10

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    International vocational trucks being shipped with Navistar’s SCR engines

    July 15, 2014 8:22AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar announced today it is now shipping its first International DuraStar and WorkStar vocational trucks with its 9- and 10-litre SCR engines. The company says the engines provide up to an 8% fuel economy improvement over previous