Jacobs Showcases New Valvetrain Systems With Demo Truck
THOMPSON, Conn. — Jacobs Vehicle Systems on Nov. 1 showcased new cylinder deactivation and active decompression systems while launching the third iteration of its demonstration truck to highlight the new technologies.
Detroit Supplies Most Class 8 Engines Overall in 2021 First Half
Detroit, the engine brand of Daimler Trucks North America, supplied the most Class 8 engines in North America during the first half of this year, nudging past independent engine maker Cummins Inc. by 1,344 units or 1.1 percentage points.August 11, 2021
Achates’ Engine Brings Power, Lower Emissions
Achates Power of San Diego has developed a two-stroke truck diesel that has two crankshafts linked to two opposed pistons facing each other in a common cylinder.
Editorial: Cleaning the Air While Easing the Rules
The notion that federal regulators could in one proposal move to strengthen clean-air standards while deregulating certain engine-related rules might seem counterintuitive, but it’s precisely what the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has set out to do.November 15, 2018
The Case for Natural Gas Engines
I’ve speculated in the past that fleets would tire of natural gas engines, particularly as legislators or regulators began taxing the alternative fuel on the same basis as diesel.
Cummins Takes Over Lead in Heavier Class 8 Engines
Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. supplied the most diesel engines used in Class 8 trucks in North America in the first half of 2018, as it did a year earlier, although its overall market share dipped, WardsAuto.com reported.August 8, 2018
Jasper Engines & Transmissions Acquires Independent Distributor
Jasper Engines & Transmissions acquired Jasper Engines & Transmissions of Greensboro, N.C., an independent distributor.January 9, 2018
Cummins Net Income, Revenue Surge as Markets Strengthen
Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. reported third-quarter net income and revenue surged compared with year-ago results.November 1, 2017
Cummins to Offer Option of Electric Engines by 2019
Cummins Inc. will have a fully electrified powertrain system available for commercial customers by 2019 and a range-extended electric truck ready in 2020, and is developing its next-generation heavy-duty diesel engine, the Columbus, Ind.-based company said.June 26, 2017
Cummins Retains Top Spot in Class 8 Engine Market
A second-half slowdown in truck sales for Daimler Trucks’ two North American brands carried Cummins Inc. to its leadership in North American Class 8 truck engines for all of 2016, according to figures from WardsAuto.com.