Cummins

Cummins sees 6% fuel economy gain

Company is achieving a 6 percent improvement in fuel economy in its 2010 engine compared with 2007 technology.

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Texas technicians rope Rush rodeo grand prizes — vids and more from the event

Sorting though the rich experience that was Rush Truck Centers' Tech Skills Rodeo, held last week in San Antonio, is I've found a task best approached over weeks rather than days. If you missed the results, read on, or see my story from last week here. It's impossible to get it all into the space of a single post or news piece, including as it did the drama of mutliple competitions, diverse educational opportunities for ...

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Natural gas-powered vocational truck

The Mack TerraPro Cabover (for refuse and construction applications) is now available in a natural gas-powered option. The natural gas engine, supplied by Cummins Westport, is rated a 320-hp and has a 9-liter displacement. The truck and engine meet 2010 emissions standards. MACK, www.macktrucks.com

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Time for an overhaul

Oil analysis and other information can help you determine if an engine’s ripe for rebuilding. The same diagnoses might postpone an overhaul or eliminate engine failure.

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APU financial incentives

Don’t endure another winter without idle-reduction equipment when there’s money to help you.

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More fuel savings seen in trucks’ future

Cummins will focus on fuel efficiency and CO2 reduction and improvements in waste heat recovery.

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Super session panel kicks off GATS

How truck, trailer and engine makers will deal with the future will be discussed during the Super Session panel.

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Newton’s laws of motion at work on NYSE?

Every driver knows, at least intuitively, Newton's third law of motion, right? Or is it the first? In any case, it typically runs something like "for every action there's an equal and opposite reaction," and is meant to describe momentum and the interaction of objects. The wheels and tires, propelled by the truck's engine, give it momentum enough that the consistent resisting force of the pavement doesn't slow the truck down. . . . When I ...

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Cummins says 2010 engines meeting expectations

Cummins’ 2010-compliant heavy-duty diesel engines are delivering at least 5 percent better fuel economy.

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Natural gas engine

Kenworth has a natural gas engine for Kenworth T800 short hood and W900S models, the Cummins Westport ISL G.

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