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    Mack’s TerraPro pumper gets mDrive HD transmission

    January 22, 2019 4:22PM by John G Smith

    Mack TerraPro concrete pumpers will be available with Mack mDrive HD automated manual transmissions this year, making it the first cabover concrete pumper with an AMT. The fully integrated 13- and 14-speed mDrive HD is the only AMT with split-shaft

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    TerraPro pumpers now available with Mack mDrive HD transmissions

    January 22, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Mack TerraPro concrete pumpers will be available with Mack mDrive HD automated manual transmissions this year, making it the first cabover concrete pumper with an AMT.

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    International LT, LoneStar get Endurant

    May 14, 2018 12:13PM by Truck News

    Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies’ Endurant, a 12-speed automated transmission, is now available in International LT and LoneStar trucks. Featured as part of the Cummins Integrated Power portfolio, it’s paired with a Cummins X15 engine, and is capable of handling

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    Clear the Air: Don’t be sidelined by a failing air compressor

    March 16, 2018 12:00AM by Jim Park

    TORONTO, Ont. — Admit it. A truck’s air system probably isn’t your most pressing maintenance concern. The systems are pretty reliable, and beyond changing the air-dryer desiccant cartridge every couple of years, you probably don’t give the rest of the system any more attention than it absolutely needs. While its primary function is supplying air for the brake system — an important task in its own right — other components on the truck need air, too. Automated transmissions, for example, and certain emissions system components.

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    Fuel-saving, safety training should be refreshed: study

    November 2, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    MONTREAL, QC – A recent study by PIT Group has found that training in fuel efficiency and safety are only effective when it includes refresher courses, while real-time in-vehicle technologies help to reinforce good practices.

    “While vehicle technology designed to improve fuel economy continues to advance, driver training is the element that has the largest impact on fuel consumption,” says Yves Provencher, director – market and business development. “Our studies show that various ways to train drivers – including classroom, in-cab and simulator training – all have their advantages.”

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    Daimler, WABCO sign AMT deal

    June 26, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – Daimler Trucks has extended a supply agreement with WABCO for heavy-duty Automated Manual Transmission controls in North America, Europe, Japan and South America. Domestically, that affects Freightliner and Western Star brands.