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Jacobs Vehicle Systems® (JVS), the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dennis Gallagher as President. As president, Gallagher will direct all facets of JVS’s global operations while meeting the customers’ and JVS’s short- and long-term strategic initiatives. “We […]

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 […]

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has been honoured by Cummins Inc. with the Category Partnership Award. During a recent joint-leadership meeting, Cummins Inc. presented Jacobs Vehicle Systems (Jacobs®) with the Category Partner Award to recognize Jacobs as a world leader in […]

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 Sam Fabian has been appointed as the Vice President of Global Operations. Sam originally joined Jacobs Vehicle Systems (Jacobs®) in 2008 as an operations manager in the Bloomfield, Connecticut, facility.  Sam returns to Jacobs after […]

1000/2000 Series™ are the exclusive transmissions for Navistar’s new and versatile Class 4/5 trucks  With proven durability and reliability in the commercial truck segment, the Allison 1000 Series™ and 2000 Series™ are the exclusive fully automatic transmissions for the newly introduced International® CV™ Series vocational trucks. In this series the 6-speed Allison Automatics are paired […]

Allison fully automatic with FuelSense® beats Eaton dual clutch transmission in third-party analysis INDIANAPOLIS – Feb. 27, 2017 – Allison Transmission has announced results of certified, third-party testing that proves its fully automatic Allison 2500 with FuelSense® technology provides 5 percent better fuel economy than the Eaton Procision® dual clutch transmission (DCT). Assuming 50,000 miles […]

Medium-duty vehicle will feature an Allison Automatic, the benchmark for maximizing productivity, uptime and fuel economy   INDIANAPOLIS –  April 16th 2018 – Allison has announced that the company’s fully automatic transmission will come standard on International’s new medium-duty vehicle, the International® MV Series.   “We partner with world class suppliers and are excited to […]

GM to produce Allison 10-speed transmission for GMC Sierra Heavy Duty trucks Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN), the largest global provider of commercial duty fully automatic transmissions, announced today, along with GMC, the availability of a 10-speed, fully automatic transmission in the new Sierra heavy-duty truck. Equipped with the Allison branded 10-speed transmission, the […]

Cataclean®, the patented fuel and exhaust system cleaner, will be sold in 2017 in a newly designed bottle with new labelling that more clearly differentiates the products for diesel and petrol engines. Bottles of Cataclean Liquid Science, for petrol engines, will now have a green cap and predominantly green label, consistent with the colour-coding convention […]

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