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 First EcoLife gearboxes with stop-start compatibility are due in Q1 2017 ZF has...

Voith passes 300 mark for stop-start gearboxes

Voith continues to set the pace for stop-start gearbox compatibility Over 300 Voith DIWA.6 gearboxes with stop-start technology are now in service in the UK. Sales...

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

Allison’s xFE range reduces fuel consumption by around 8%, it says Allison’s xFE gearbox range was launched in the Optare Metrocity at EBE, and the...

Cummins ups torque on ISB with no fuel penalty

Torque has been increased in both four- and six-cylinder variants of ISB Cummins unveiled its latest generation of Euro 6 ISB engines at EBE. Both...

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 DIWA.6 gearbox has improved efficiency by 10%...

Cummins announces compatibility with veg oils

Euro 6 ISB engine range is suitable for use with vegetable oil, says Cummins Cummins has announced  Euro 6 engine compatibility for use with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil...

Sir Peter Hendy’s repowered RM vists Hanover

Sir Peter’s 54-year old Routemaster now has a Cummins ISB4.5 engine A 54-year old AEC Routemaster, owned by former Transport for London Commissioner Sir Peter...

Volvo unveils latest products to drive efficiency

With I-See software the coach ‘remembers’ topography for next time At the IAA show, Volvo announced the latest additions to its coach line-up designed to...

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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