Cummins

Digital driving assistant

The Heavy Duty WatchDog device acts as a driving coach and provides visual and audio feedback on safety and fuel efficiency. A score ranging from A to F is displayed on the digital gauge package, depending on how well the driver is doing. The device can be integrated with GearMaster technology to help drivers keep track of the proper gear. The Heavy Duty WD works with Caterpillar, Cummins and Detroit Diesel engines. BULLY DOG, bullydog.com, (940) ...

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ISX engine brake

The Model 460 engine brake, developed in conjunction with Cummins, was built for the Cummins ISX 11.9 diesel engine and is rated between 346 and 390 hp at 1,900-2,100 rpm. It will be offered as optional equipment, comprising two engine brake housings and special exhaust valve bridges. JACOBS VEHICLE SYSTEMS, jakebrake.com

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Cummins to add office building, jobs

The building is the third expansion project in southern Indiana announced by Cummins in the past year.

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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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