automated transmissions

Automatic transmissions: Key to the future of the industry?

| October 07, 2014

With fleets' difficulty finding drivers these days, could greater acceptance of automatics boost the ranks of capable, qualified drivers among younger populations without sacrificing the training benefits of manuals?

Video log: Remote-controlled tractor-trailers, ZF’s new automated transmission

| July 09, 2014

Transmission maker ZF unveiled a new automated transmission and a new system that allows drivers to operate their truck from outside of the cab using a tablet computer. Here's OD Equipment Editor Jack Roberts' footage ...

Eaton, Cummins unveil new powertrain package

| March 10, 2013

The companies estimate their new powertrain package -- combining the ISX15 and Eaton's Advantage Series automated series transmission -- will deliver 3-6 percent fuel economy improvements.

SelecTrucks offer incentives, extended warranties

| July 22, 2010

SelecTrucks is offering a $50 gift card for test driving eligible trucks equipped with Fuller UltraShift or AutoShift 10-speed automated transmissions and is giving an extended warranty on elibible trucks.

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