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Detroit rolls medium-duty DD8 into truck production

Less than a year after the Detroit DD8 engine introduction, production of DD8-powered vehicles began this week at Daimler Truck North America’s Freightliner plant in Mount Holly, N.C. Vocational and ...

Navistar and VW announce integrated powertrain, connectivity and electric truck initiatives

One year after the top brass from Navistar and Volkswagen Truck & Bus announced the companies’ global strategic alliance by driving an International ProStar onto the stage at a Volkswagen ...

Cummins launches new oil analysis program, connectivity features for X15 engines

During a press conference at the 2017 Technology & Maintenance Council’s Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Cummins announced several new features in its effort to optimize maintenance ...

Proprietary engines seizing more marketshare

From 2005 to 2015, Cummins went from 39 percent share to 36, while International slid from 13 percent to 4 percent.

Paccar launching proprietary drive axle, rolling out power and torque boost for MX engines

Paccar is taking the next step toward an integrated power train with the launch of a proprietary drive axle optimized for line haul applications. Offering axle ratios of 2.47 to 3.7, Kevin ...

Detroit unveils the first of two new medium duty engines

DTNA says the DD5 will initially offer two power ratings, a 210HP/575 ft.-lb. torque and a 230HP/660 ft.-lb. torque.

Cummins introduces 2017 medium-duty B6.7 engine, L9 vocational offering

Cummins unveiled late Tuesday, March 1 the 2017 iterations of its medium-duty workhorses, the 2017 B6.7 diesel engine and its new L9. The introduction of the new engines came at ...

Dana introduces more axle ratios compatible with SmartAdvantage powertrain

Dana announced Sunday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tenn., that it is now offering axle ratios compatible with all seven configurations of the newly ...

Cummins diagnostics app now available through Geotab system

Geotab and Cummins announced that the Cummins Connected Diagnostics application is now available to customers using Geotab's fleet management system.

Omnitracs, Cummins gearing up for ‘over the air’ engine updates

Omnitracs, in partnership with engine manufacturer Cummins, will be able to send remote updates to engines starting with 2017 models.

Emission mandates steering engineers to better MPGs, performance

Following the Volkswagen diesel debacle, a higher level of scrutiny is expected as emissions mandates continue to tighten.

Cummins lineup receives EPA certification for 2017 emissions regs

Cummins has announced it has received certification for its lineup of on-highway diesel and natural gas engines from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Daimler Trucks moving medium-duty engine production to Detroit

Daimler Trucks today announced a $375-million investment to enable production of the new DD5 and DD8 medium-duty engines at Detroit brand headquarters and manufacturing facility in Redford, Mich. Joined by Michigan ...

Test drive: Cummins offers sneak peek of 2017 15L engine

We’ll have to wait a bit longer to get concrete details on the Cummins’ 2017 engines, but the company is decidedly upbeat about their early beta-test units, which are undergoing ...

Cummins recalling more than 3,000 natural gas engines

Cummins is recalling certain Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engines sold exclusively for use in Navistar and Mack trucks.