ISX15

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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Trucking with environmentalists

What the President's new Climate Action Plan has to say about heavy-duty trucks yields odd alignment of environmental / trucking perspective in discussion.

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Reality bites: More from Navistar vocational boot camp

The embattled engine and truck maker is rolling up its sleeves to fix what's gone wrong -- watch for the low-cab-forward LoadStar to debut with a natural gas power plant next year, among other developments.

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Engine innovation: Cummins ISX15

Cummins employs new tech and outside-the-box ideas to make next year’s ISX15 smart, smooth and economical.

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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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Truck Spotlight

Enhanced aerodynamics and cooling, plus a well-designed interior make this T600 successor stand out.

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