LEADERS: Talking 6x2s, disc brakes and downspeeding with Meritor’s head engineer
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Are 6x2 axle configurations coming to Canada in any significant way? Is interest in air disc brakes cooling? How are the new reduced stopping distance (RSD)-compliant brakes performing in the field? And what other trends are...
#MATS2014: Eaton’s newest automated transmission now offered by Paccar, Volvo
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Eaton has expanded availability of its Fuller Advantage Series automated transmission, which can now be mated to Paccar engines and can be spec’d in Volvo trucks as part of the SmartAdvantage powertrain package...
#MATS2014: Cummins looking to benefit from R&D investments
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Revenue has been relatively flat for Cummins over the past couple years, but the company has continued to invest in research and development, which executives say positions the company well in advance of an expected upturn.