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OEM development programmes and trials in Europe, North America and Asia are proving Jacobs’ innovative braking technology is superior to traditional compression release braking and well-suited to engines with CNG as well as diesel. Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, will spotlight its High […]

Better fuel economy and lower emissions, already proven in extensive tests by Jacobs, have been independently measured Jacobs Vehicle Systems® has completed testing with an internationally known third-party laboratory, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to quantify the fuel savings and emissions benefits of Jacobs’ Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology. The tests were conducted […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has launched a new 2-Step Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) system. By enhancing performance and efficiency across an engine’s operating range, 2-Step VVA will help engine manufacturers further improve fuel consumption and reduce tailpipe emissions, as well as deliver […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a global manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, will supply compression release engine brakes across the full range of Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited (Yuchai) K Series heavy duty engines. The long-term deal strengthens a relationship between Jacobs and Yuchai that began in 2012 with the supply of […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has signed a long-term supply agreement with Hino Motors, Ltd. which will last through 2025. With this long-term supply agreement, Jacobs Vehicle Systems (Jacobs®) and Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino) continue their long-standing relationship which began in […]

Lower emissions and improved fuel economy gained through a new application of Jacobs’ well-proven valve actuation technology.  Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, will introduce its new Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology to the European market at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 (Hannover, Germany, September 20-27). […]

New European plant for producing engine brake and valve actuation systems will add to the company’s manufacturing operations in the USA and China Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, announced today that it will open a manufacturing facility in the city of Brno in […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the sale of its one millionth engine brake for Daimler Trucks’ heavy duty engine platform (HDEP). For more than 10 years, Daimler Trucks has relied on the braking performance of the “Jake Brake®”, an especially […]

ADT addresses user resistance to engine stop-start in heavy-duty vehicles by improving fuel economy, lowering emissions and eliminating cabin shake.  Jacobs Vehicle Systems® has introduced Active Decompression Technology® (ADT®), enabling heavy-duty commercial vehicles to benefit from an engine stop-start system and eliminating engine-shake at both start-up and shutdown. In addition to improving fuel economy and […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the launch of a compression release engine brake for the all-new 2020 Hino XL Series Truck. Over the past two decades, Hino Motors’ and Jacobs Vehicle Systems’ engineers have collaborated to provide outstanding engine brakes […]

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