Powertrain http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/33021/more en Mack upgrades mDrive with two new features http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mack-upgrades-mdrive-two-new-features <div class="field-deck"> Adds “rolling start” and “auto neutral” to its proprietary automated mechanical transmission (AMT). </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>At the World of Concrete 2017 convention in Las Vegas this week, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/mack-trucks-0?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Mack Trucks</a></span> introduced upgraded capabilities for its <em>m</em>Drive automated mechanical transmission (AMT) with the addition of two new functions: rolling start and auto neutral.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mack-upgrades-mdrive-two-new-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mack-upgrades-mdrive-two-new-features#comments Powertrain Equipment News Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:51:00 +0000 209791 at http://fleetowner.com <p>The Mack <em>m</em>Drive AMT gets two new functions aimed primary at vocational operations. (<em>Photo courtesy of Mack Trucks</em>)</p> Volvo delivers models equipped with 2017 engines to Purolator http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/volvo-delivers-models-equipped-2017-engines-purolator <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.volvogroup.com" target="_blank">Volvo Trucks North America</a> recently delivered 19 D13-powered <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/volvo-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Volvo</a></span> VNL 300 models to Ontario-based Purolator, marking the first Canadian delivery of trucks equipped with Volvo&rsquo;s new 2017 engines.</p> <p>&ldquo;Our 2017 engines offer several engineering enhancements to deliver significant fuel savings,&rdquo; said Jeff Lester, senior vice president of sales for Volvo Trucks North America. &ldquo;And we were able to do it without sacrificing power or performance, a win-win for our customers.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/volvo-delivers-models-equipped-2017-engines-purolator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/volvo-delivers-models-equipped-2017-engines-purolator#comments Powertrain Equipment News Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:08:00 +0000 209701 at http://fleetowner.com Allison Transmission transitions to yearly subscription service http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/allison-transmission-transitions-yearly-subscription-service <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a>Allison Transmission</a> announced it has transitioned its software offering to a yearly subscription service by releasing Allison DOC Premium V2017.1.0.</p> <p>Allison DOC is a diagnostic tool that allows technicians to monitor and review all the control systems that are critical to the operation of Allison transmissions, the company noted. The software is available for purchase through <a href="http://www.Noregon.com">Noregon</a> or through the <a href="https://allisonstore.noregon.com" target="_blank">Allison Web Store</a>.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/allison-transmission-transitions-yearly-subscription-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/allison-transmission-transitions-yearly-subscription-service#comments Powertrain Maintenance News Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:17:00 +0000 209591 at http://fleetowner.com CARB certifies Ford engine family http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/carb-certifies-ford-engine-family <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Following up on its Dec. 21 announcement regarding <a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ford-e-450-68l-v-10-gets-natural-gas-certification" target="_blank">EPA certification for the 2017MY Ford E-450 Cutaway</a>, Landi Renzo USA announced CARB certification has been issued for the same vehicle engine family (HFMXE06.8BWZ).</p> <p>With both CARB &amp; EPA certifications in hand, this vehicle class can now be legally converted to operate on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> in all 50 states.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/carb-certifies-ford-engine-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/carb-certifies-ford-engine-family#comments Powertrain News Running Green Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:55:00 +0000 209491 at http://fleetowner.com Eaton brings Flex Reman transmissions to Canadian market http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/eaton-brings-flex-reman-transmissions-canadian-market <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Power management company Eaton brought its <a href="http://www.eaton.com" target="_blank">lineup of Flex Reman transmissions</a> into the Canadian marketplace starting Jan. 1, 2017. According to the company, this allows Canadian OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) dealers to offer customers two tiers of Eaton Factory Reman products &ndash; standard reman transmissions with clutch housings and Flex Reman transmissions with no clutch housings.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/eaton-brings-flex-reman-transmissions-canadian-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/eaton-brings-flex-reman-transmissions-canadian-market#comments Powertrain Equipment News Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:41:00 +0000 208841 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Eaton&#39;s Solo Clutch Flex Reman</p> Electric truck sales expected to reach 332,000 by 2026 http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/electric-truck-sales-expected-reach-332000-2026 <div class="field-deck"> Though electric truck sales will increase during the decade, the market is still expected to remain niche, Navigant report finds </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A new report from Navigant Research <a href="http://www.navigantresearch.com">forecasts sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks</a> &ndash; segmented by electrified powertrain type, including hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric, and hydrogen fuel cell &ndash; for each major world region through 2026.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/electric-truck-sales-expected-reach-332000-2026" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/electric-truck-sales-expected-reach-332000-2026#comments Powertrain Equipment News Wed, 04 Jan 2017 13:48:00 +0000 208721 at http://fleetowner.com Ford E-450 6.8L V-10 gets natural gas certification http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ford-e-450-68l-v-10-gets-natural-gas-certification <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Landi Renzo USA, a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM), announced the industry&#39;s first <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> EPA certification for the 2017MY Ford 6.8L V-10 Heavy Duty (HLDRE06.8B10) engine utilized in E-series trucks, including the E-450 Cutaway.</p> <p>Landi Renzo said it has maintained both EPA &amp; CARB certifications on the Ford 6.8L 2-valve V10 engine since 2014MY. The most recent 2017MY EPA certification makes it the industry&rsquo;s first dedicated CNG application for the engine test group HLDRE06.8B10 under Ford&rsquo;s gaseous fuel QVM program.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ford-e-450-68l-v-10-gets-natural-gas-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ford-e-450-68l-v-10-gets-natural-gas-certification#comments Blue Fleets Powertrain News Running Green Thu, 29 Dec 2016 14:20:00 +0000 208531 at http://fleetowner.com Orange EV trucks approved under California’s HVIP http://fleetowner.com/running-green/orange-ev-trucks-approved-under-california-s-hvip <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.OrangeEV.com" target="_blank">Orange EV</a> announced that fleets in California can purchase a new T-Series pure electric terminal truck for less than the cost of a new Tier 4 diesel truck. With three new approvals, all of Orange EV&#39;s on-road truck configurations are now eligible for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP), a streamlined incentive program enabling large point-of-sale discounts.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/orange-ev-trucks-approved-under-california-s-hvip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/orange-ev-trucks-approved-under-california-s-hvip#comments Powertrain News Running Green Tue, 27 Dec 2016 14:04:00 +0000 208361 at http://fleetowner.com Dana to supply axles, driveshafts for 2018 Isuzu FTR Class 6 truck http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dana-supply-axles-driveshafts-2018-isuzu-ftr-class-6-truck <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="dana.com">Dana Incorporated</a> announced it will begin supplying axles and driveshafts for the 2018 Isuzu FTR from Isuzu Commercial Truck of America.&nbsp; Production of this new Class 6 medium-duty truck will begin mid-2017.</p> <p>The 2018 Isuzu FTR will be assembled with a Spicer single-reduction drive axle, Spicer E-Series steer axles, and a Spicer Life Series driveshaft.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dana-supply-axles-driveshafts-2018-isuzu-ftr-class-6-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dana-supply-axles-driveshafts-2018-isuzu-ftr-class-6-truck#comments Powertrain Equipment News Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:46:00 +0000 207981 at http://fleetowner.com AmeriPride adds service trucks with XL Hybrids' powertrains http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/ameripride-adds-service-trucks-xl-hybrids-powertrains <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>XL Hybrids announced AmeriPride Services is taking delivery of 21 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> F-59 trucks featuring <a href="http://www.xlhybrids.com" target="_blank">XL Hybrids&rsquo; XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System</a> by the end of this year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ameripride.com">AmeriPride</a> said it will use the hybrid-electric F-59 trucks for uniform rental and linen supply delivery in North American metropolitan markets including Arizona and Minnesota.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/ameripride-adds-service-trucks-xl-hybrids-powertrains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/ameripride-adds-service-trucks-xl-hybrids-powertrains#comments Powertrain News Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:56:00 +0000 206861 at http://fleetowner.com