Cummins

Beyond Anti-Idling

Save thousands of dollars a year on fuel by careful use of your right foot — and your head. Don’t ignore driving habits and other strategies to supplement the benefits of minimal idling.

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Cummins introduces iPhone app with 3-D engine views

The latest in the trucking-related smartphone apps world is a nifty program offering 3-D views of engine componentry and systems from the folks at Cummins. It's geared toward connecting technicians with careers with the diesel engine manufacturer, but I imagine there are plenty of you who'd get a kick out of the the app's features as well. Featuring a strong educational component geared toward students of engine and related systems technology, reps say, the app's "intelligent ...

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Cummins: 2014 compliant engines ready in 2013

The new engines will deliver up to a 2 percent fuel economy improvement over comparable engines being produced today.

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Class 8 forecast for 2011

At Cummins press event- engine company expects class 8 truck market to reach 278,000 in 2012 and remain strong through 2014

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Severson named top owner-operator

A truck driver for 49 years, Severson has more than 5.1 million accident-free miles.

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Drivetrain Revolution

Innovative approaches to drivetrain design promise more efficient highway cruising.

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Cummins reveals natural gas engine

Cummins Inc. announced a new on-highway natural gas engine with the Cummins Westport ISX12 G. The ISX12 G is built on the Cummins ISX12 and uses the same base engine and key components as its diesel counterpart. It features Cummins Westport's spark-ignited combustion technology with Stoichiometric cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation, first introduced on the 8.9-liter ISL G. The engine will feature Three-Way Catalyst after-treatment, which is packaged as a muffler and is maintenance-free. Preliminary specifications include ratings up ...

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LogBook

Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.

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Cummins ISX11.9 with rear power take-off

Kenworth is now offering the Cummins ISX11.9 engine with rear engine power take-off in select vocational applications. The engine, available in Kenworth T800 and W900S models, produces 466 lb-ft of continuous torque and has a maximum rating of 520 lb-ft of torque when used for intermittent load applications. KENWORTH, kenworth.com

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Oil & 2010 Tech

Most manufacturers have yet to extend change intervals, but oil seems to thrive in the new engines.

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