Eaton, Cummins unveil new powertrain package

| March 10, 2013
The new powertrain package combining the ISX15 with unique SmartTorque2 ratings and Eaton’s Advantage Series automated transmission
The new powertrain package combining the ISX15 with unique SmartTorque2 ratings and Eaton’s Advantage Series automated transmission

Eaton and Cummins unveiled a new powertrain package for the North American linehaul and regional haul truckload and LTL markets that could deliver 3-6 percent fuel-economy improvements over comparable Cummins/Eaton engine-transmission pairings long available.

Find full details on the ISX15 SmartTorque2 415 and 450 with Eaton Advantage Series automated transmission in this story at our sister magazine CCJ‘s website. The story, filed from a press event at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., wraps up a talk in which reps from both companies detailed the package. Through various custom enhancements and optimized design it will enable significant “downspeeding” of rpms at highway cruise speeds, a crucial element of its fuel savings.

Follow this link for the full story.

 

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  • lester

    We have one Cummins in or fleet the rest is the MX by Kenworth. The Cummins lives in the shop Cummins refuses to stand behind there product. I have been in Trucking for 30 years and have never seen a product that is so poor as the Cummins. Do yourself a favor and do not buy one.. The MX on the other Hand is outstanding in Realiabilty and fuel Economy and Kenworth will stand by this Engine…