ToYA’s transformative transmission

ToYA’s Transformative Transmission

One of the stand-outs in the design in the Truck of the Year Australasia is its auto option, the Endurant XD, ToYA’s transformative transmission, which takes the Kenworth K220 into new territory.
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without trucks, a country stops

Without Trucks, a Country Stops

In a country as vast as ours, it’s often said that without trucks, a country stops. Trucks travel thousands of kilometres every day of the year, keeping Australia moving.
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the next stage of the development of AMT for Eaton

The Next Stage of the Development of AMT for Eaton

The introduction of the Endurant XD transmission marks the beginning of the next stage of the development of AMT for Eaton. This is looking like the biggest model change from the company in over twenty years. Even developments like the Ultrashift were still based on the Roadranger gearbox, with automation added.
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Endurant is a completely clean sheet AMT design

Endurant is a Completely Clean Sheet AMT Design

Both in terms of hardware and software perspective, Endurant is a completely clean sheet AMT design. Eaton here in Australia have been working with the 12 speed transmission here in Australia, where it is already being sold in the Kenworth range as the Paccar AMT. The XD is the next evolution from the current offering to a heavier transmission with more speeds to take its capabilities up into the heaviest tasks in Australia.
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down-speeding and the powertrain

Down-Speeding and the Powertrain

Engine development has been evolving in recent years and Tech Know looks at the effect of down-speeding and the powertrain, and how it significantly alters the engine torque curve. The rate at which a low emission engine reaches full-rated torque is much quicker, which places a much greater load on the drivetrain system. 
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a steep learning curve for Graeme Weston

A Steep Learning Curve for Graeme Weston

It’s been a steep learning curve for Graeme Weston since he took the helm at transmission experts Eaton. Last year, Graeme Weston took up the role as the Eaton Vehicle Group Australia Leader and PowerTorque sat down with him to see how he is enjoying the role.
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Cummins Integrated Powertrain program

Cummins Integrated Powertrain Program 

Mike Fowler, Cummins’ On-Highway Engine Director, is the man charged with overseeing the Cummins Integrated Powertrain program to ensure optimum results are achieved for Cummins’ customers. His prowess as a multi-combination driver means he is often behind the wheel of test trucks wired with fuel consumption meters and other testing paraphernalia while running up and down the highways. Read More
live drive Allison transmissions

Live Drive Allison Transmissions

Commercial vehicles such as refuse compactors, concrete agitators, tippers, fire truck pumpers, or a hydraulic crane arm often feature specialised equipment to perform specific tasks often use live drive Allison transmissions. This equipment typically needs to take power from the engine to operate hydraulic or mechanical equipment, whilst the vehicle is moving.  Read More
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