International makes Endurant transmission standard
International LT, RH and LoneStar heavy-duty trucks will now include the Endurant 12-speed automated transmission as standard equipment. The transmission developed by Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies can support torques of 1,850 lb-ft, and be paired with the Cummins X15 or International A26 engine.
Zonar app to deliver Cummins over-the-air updates
Zonar is now offering Cummins Connected Software Updates, supporting over-the-air engine updates with the Zonar OTAir app. Details about the required updates for specific engines are offered through a Cummins portal. But the Zonar device is more than a simple conduit for the data. OTAir also helps to ensure data security during the transfers by validating the VIN to ensure the correct vehicle receives the right update.
More powertrain training from NTEA
The NTEA, an association representing the work truck industry, has developed a new Truck Equipment 201 training module that covers powertrain systems. Part of a series of online courses to further the understanding of those who already have some technical knowledge, the training reaches beyond the topics outlined in the introductory TE101 course.