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Several major truck, engine makers awarded $20M to build SuperTruck II

The DOE announced the SuperTruck II program earlier this year. The goal, it says, is to double so-called freight efficiency on Class 8 tractor-trailers by driving down fuel consumption. The program follows up on the original SuperTruck program, which handed out the same $20 million to major truck and engine makers in 2010 to improve fuel economy over 2009 tractor-trailers by 50 percent.

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Cummins brings two new, rebranded 15-liter engines to market

Heavy-duty diesel engine maker Cummins this weekend introduced two new 15-liter engine offerings that will come to market late this year. The 2017 Cummins X15 engines offer two new configurations: The fuel-economy focused X15 Efficiency spec for long-haul applications and the X15 Performance spec for heavy-haul and other more demanding applications.

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Fleenor Bros. ‘Ace in the Hole’ ’08 KW

In this video, owner Kyle Cousins runs through the custom overhaul the '08 W900 got in advance of Overdrive's 2016 Tennessee Pride & Polish this month.

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More than 5,000 Cummins ISX12, ISX15 engines recalled

Cummins has recalled 5,430 ISX15 and ISX12 engines due to a faulty engine control module that can short out and blow a fuse, causing the engine to stall.

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International to offer over-the-air programming for Cummins engines

Over-the-air programming, available through the nine-pin International LINK device, enables drivers to utilize a mobile interface to initiate engine programming at the customer’s facility over a safe, secure Wi-Fi Connection.

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Cummins ISX15 Industry-Leading Maintenance Intervals and New Protection Plan Lowers TCO.

ISX15 owners know that that Cummins is a leader in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Two recent changes are expected to further help owner operators increase profits, while Cummins extends its leadership position. First, owner-operators with Cummins 2016 ISX15 engine powering their vehicle will see increased uptime and productivity due to a decreased need for ash cleaning in the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF). Maintenance intervals are being increased to a half-million miles (500,000 mi/804,672 km) for ...

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Power of Choice: New Direct Drive Option for SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain

The ISX15 SmartAdvantage Powertrain is the only integrated powertrain in the industry to offer both small-step overdrive and direct drive options. Understanding the difference between the two technologies and how they match specific duty cycles will help you decide which option will provide the best combination of driveability and fuel efficiency for your truck. Small-Step Overdrive Since its introduction in 2013, the ISX15 SmartAdvantage Powertrain has been mated to an Eaton® 10-speed automated manual transmission with small-step ...

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Work Truck Show: Medium- and severe-duty news from Cummins, Mack, International and more

Medium-duty and vocational truck related announcements from Cummins, International, Detroit and Mack.

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TMC roundup: Announcements from Cummins, Kenworth, Freightliner and more

Updates and news from major industry suppliers at ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council's annual meeting.

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Omnitracs announces future partnership with Cummins for ‘over the air’ engine updates

Omnitracs, at its annual outlook conference, unveiled its new Intelligent Vehicle Gateway, a new Windows mobile platform that expands on the capabilities of the Mobile Computing Platform line that Omnitracs inherited from Qualcomm.

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