No limit ZF stop-start tech to debut in early 2017

Manufacturer’s development is complete; in-vehicle testing now well underway with OEMs, it says ZF has confirmed that stop-start technology will begin rollout on its EcoLife...

Voith passes 300 mark for stop-start gearboxes

Over 300 Voith DIWA.6 gearboxes with stop-start technology are now in service in the UK. Sales and Marketing Manager John Domigan says that all so...

Allison’s xFE range promises up to 8% fuel saving

Allison’s xFE gearbox range was launched in the Optare Metrocity at EBE, and the manufacturer says that up to an 8% increase in fuel...

Cummins ups torque on ISB with no fuel penalty

Cummins unveiled its latest generation of Euro 6 ISB engines at EBE. Both the four- and six-cylinder models boasting improved torque levels, of up...

Voith cuts fuel usage by 10% with stop-start tech

Benefits from DIWA.6 gearbox in ADL E200 MMCs means that 96 E400s will have the same functionality The first buses in the world fitted with...

Cummins announces compatibility with veg oils

Cummins has announced  Euro 6 engine compatibility for use with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) renewable diesel and other EN 15940 Paraffinic fuels, saying that it represents a...

Sir Peter Hendy’s repowered RM vists Hanover

A 54-year old AEC Routemaster, owned by former Transport for London Commissioner Sir Peter Hendy and repowered with a Cummins Euro 6 engine, demonstrated...

Volvo unveils latest products to drive efficiency

At the IAA show, Volvo announced the latest additions to its coach line-up designed to cut fuel consumption. Among them is Dynamic Chassis Lowering (DCL),...

Allison looks towards the future in the UK

Allison can trace its presence in the UK bus market back four decades, but its focus now is definitely on the future. It has...

More power, more torque

Cummins has used the next phase of Euro 6 emission regulations to deliver more power and more torque for its 4.5-litre and 6.7-litre engines. From...
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