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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

  • Allison produces its 500,000th 4000 Series transmission

    November 10, 2017 12:38PM by Truck West

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Allison Transmission today (Nov. 10) announced the production of its 500,000th fully-automatic 4000 Series transmission. Production of the 4000 Series transmission began in 1993 at the company’s headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind., and added a facility in Hungary

  • Product Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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.

  • New all-inclusive software helps manage Allison transmissions

    January 11, 2017 3:23PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Allison Transmission is offering a yearly subscription service through the new Allison DOC Premium V2017.1.0 software program, a diagnostic tool for monitoring and reviewing all control systems for the operation of Allison transmissions. The all-inclusive software provides

  • 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

  • News Equipment

    AMTs ‘ready for prime time’: Trucking Efficiency Confidence Report

    December 22, 2014 9:22AM by Truck News

    A new Confidence Report issued by Trucking Efficiency has indicated automated manual transmissions are “ready for prime time” and can deliver fuel savings of 1-3% over manual transmissions. They also have the potential to reduce driver turnover and lower recruiting

  • News Equipment

    Mack standardizes mDrive transmission

    October 7, 2014 2:40PM by James Menzies

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mack Trucks has announced its mDrive automated manual transmission is now standard on the Mack Pinnacle highway tractor. The announcement came at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition. Currently, more than 50% of Mack

  • Product Equipment

    Kenworth offers Allison FuelSense package

    September 5, 2014 4:09PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has announced availability of Allison Transmission’s FuelSense package. FuelSense delivers a unique package of software and electronic controls that target critical components of a truck’s duty cycl to help enhance fuel savings. These features automatically adapt

  • 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