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ZF adds PowerLine transmission course to [pro]Academy Training program

ZF Aftermarket has added a course on the ZF PowerLine eight-speed automatic transmission for commercial vehicles to its [pro]Academy online training program. The course is offered as ZF is ramping up production of the PowerLine transmission in the U.S., the company notes. ZF says that the new course is designed to provide technicians with a

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Watch: What does the electrified future mean for truck transmissions?

Battery electric trucks certainly don’t have the 18-speed transmissions we’re used to in trucks.

The evolution of diesel transmission maintenance

It’s no longer a secret… heck, it’s no longer that special for a diesel engine to make 1,000-plus horsepower. It’s become commonplace, and due to that increased capability, it seems that these days, OE manufacturers are rating transmissions at their absolute limits. As soon as you add a little more horsepower or work your truck

American Powertrain offers Tremec TR-4050 kit for Chevy/GMC trucks

American Powertrain now offers a Tremec 4×2 TR-4050 five-speed Pro-Fit HD manual transmission kit designed for 1988-98 Chevy/GMC OBS light- and medium-duty trucks. The Chevy/GMC OBS 4×2 kit includes a short throw White Lightning Shifter designed for the TR-4050, a crossmember adapter bracket that works with the original factory crossmember, bell housing, hydraulic bearing, pilot

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Dana announces new line of electric transmissions for trucks and vans

Dana Inc. announced a new line of electric transmissions from its Spicer Electrified line, for a wide variety of electric trucks and vans. Dana says the new line of Zero-6 transmissions will launch in early 2024. Accommodating a gross vehicle weight rating up to 59,500 lbs., the Zero-6 e-transmission series will be available in two

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Hydramax releases under-dash hydraulic clutch system for Chevrolet C10 trucks

American Powertrain has introduced a new line of Hydramax bolt-in, under-dash Hydraulic Clutch Systems, a kit designed for 1967-1972 Chevy C10 trucks. The kit features an integrated under-dash hydraulic master cylinder and a bolt-in clutch pedal. The included clutch pedal allows for conversion to hydraulic, or an automatic car to manual. The new Hydramax kit

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Diesel Sales Up 28% in 2020, Boosting Truck Segment

Five of the top ten fastest growing alternative technology vehicles in 2020 in U.S. are diesel-powered