Truck & Engine

AGM battery for high-accessory vehicles

September 27, 2012

Interstate Batteries new MT7 absorbed glass mat battery, available this fall in group sizes 34, 65 and 78, is designed to accommodate the cycling demands for drivers who plug in additional devices, such as cellphones, ...

Hodyon Dynasys APU

April 18, 2012

The Hodyon Dynasys APU has a non-integrated four component design, allowing for fast installation. The mounting system offers flexibility to accommodate all current Class 8 truck frames and can be located on either side of ...

Volvo XE13 powertrain package

March 26, 2012

Volvo offers a 455-hp rating for the XE13 powertrain package. The package lowers engine rpm and is available on Volvo VN series tractors. The company says the package boosts fuel efficiency from the previous 425-hp ...

Cummins ISX12 engine

March 26, 2012

The Cummins ISX12, built for regional hauls and vocational and specialty applications, uses components of the big-bore ISX15 to offer more power and better fuel economy than its predecessor, the ISX11.9, the company says. Borrowed ...

Cole Hersee Master Disconnect Switch

March 05, 2012

These new switches with sealed plastic bodies prevent corrosion from winter road salt brine. The line includes the 75920 Master Disconnect Switch and the 95060 Series Ignition Switch, which are made of composite-engineered polymer housing ...

Eaton UltraShiftPlus automated transmission

January 25, 2012

The Eaton UltraShiftPlus automated transmission uses an Electronic Clutch Actuator made for faster shifting, smoother engagement and improved maneuverability, the company says. Its Hill Start Aid prevents roll-back on steep grades, and maximum engine braking ...

Allison Transmission fully-automatic transmission

January 25, 2012

Allison Transmission will offed the TC10 TS, a 10-speed, fully-automatic, twin-countershaft, range-type truck transmission later this year. The unit will be ready to use in day cabs, truckload, regional haul, LTL, liquid transport, equipment transport and construction. The transmission will ...

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