Power management company Eaton and dependable power provider Cummins Inc. announced today at the 2016 American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition the expansion of the SmartAdvantage Powertrain portfolio to now include a new transmission model with 1,850 lb.-ft. torque capacity. This new transmission model is offered for linehaul applications in the United States and Canada operating with GCVW ratings of up to 80,000 lbs.
Built on the current Eaton and Cummins platform to maximize efficiency and performance, the SmartAdvantage Powertrain will be offered as a multi-torque model that is compatible with Cummins SmartTorque2 functionality available in ISX15 SA and X15 SA engines rated up to 500 HP and 1550/1850 lb.-ft. of torque. As with all current ratings of the SmartAdvantage Powertrain, this newest addition will not require the use of a transmission cooler.
“The 1,850 lb.-ft. rating has been added to provide customers with improved grade capabilities and acceleration while broadening the downsped SmartAdvantage Powertrain offerings,” said Alex Stucky, product strategy manager, Commercial Powertrain, Eaton. “It will provide superior performance on grades and highway on-ramp entrances.”
“This is another example of Eaton and Cummins expertise working together to provide a SmartAdvantage Powertrain to meet higher productivity needs but maintaining the class leading balance of performance and fuel economy,” said Michael Taylor, general manager, Global Powertrain, Cummins.
Eaton Commercial Vehicle components are supported by Eaton’s Roadranger network that includes drivetrain professionals throughout North America who provide solutions, support and expertise to fleets and dealers. For more information visit www.eaton.com/roadranger, where the latest product information is available, as well as service, parts and training assistance, 24 hours a day. Experts are available in the Roadranger Call Center by dialing 1-800-826-HELP (4357) in the U.S. and Canada. In Mexico, dial 01-800-826-4357.
Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.
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Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emissions solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), Cummins currently employs approximately 55,000 people worldwide, and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and more than 7,200 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.4 billion on sales of $19.1 billion in 2015. Press releases can be found on the Web at cummins.com or cumminsengines.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at twitter.com/cumminsengines and on YouTube at youtube.com/cumminsengines.