Gear Drives

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Dana Bolsters Efficient Drivetrain Solutions for Load Haul Dumpers, Underground Mining Trucks

September 28, 2016

Robust New Systems Improve Performance, Durability, Safety LAS VEGAS - Today at MINExpo 2016, Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) unveiled two new drivetrain systems for small- and medium-sized load haul dumpers (LHDs) and articulated trucks used in underground mining operations.  These offerings improve precision and efficiency, facilitating the loading and hauling of material in higher... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Mersen Proudly Sponsors University of Washington for Ecocar3 Competition

August 30, 2016

The EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition challenges sixteen North American university teams to redesign a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro to reduce its environmental impact, while maintaining the muscle and performance expected from this iconic American car. Teams are tasked with enhancing the vehicle with cutting-edge energy efficient powertrains that retain high standards for safety and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Mack Trucks Showcases Wrightspeed's the Route Powertrain at WasteExpo 2016

June 10, 2016

Mack and Wrightspeed highlight retrofitted Mack-Wrightspeed refuse truck LAS VEGAS - WasteExpo 2016 - At this week's WasteExpo2016, Mack Trucks, one of North America's largest manufacturers of heavy-duty Class 8 trucks, engines and transmissions, will demonstrate its continued commitment to product excellence by showcasing a highly advanced powertrain innovation, Wrightspeed's The... Read More

HVAC, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Schaeffler Experts Present, Exhibit at CTi's 10th Automotive Transmissions, HEV and EV Drives Symposium and Exhibition

May 11, 2016

10th International CTi Symposium TROY, Mich. - The International Car Training Institute (CTi) is shifting into the next gear for its 10(th) annual Automotive Transmissions, HEV and EV Drives Symposium and Exhibition. As a lead sponsor for the sixth year, Schaeffler will discuss market-specific trends, the company's advanced transmission solutions, as well as exhibit its key transmission... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Dana Announces Key Downspeeding Technologies for SmartAdvantage(TM) Powertrain

March 2, 2016

Innovations Designed with Eaton, Cummins to Enhance Engine Efficiency NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that it offers axle ratios compatible with all seven configurations of the newly enhanced SmartAdvantage™ powertrain, a joint collaboration between Eaton and Cummins.  These configurations include the original small-step overdrive transmission and a... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Dana Expands Drivetrain Options to Support Vehicle Customization of Mid-Sized Wheel Loaders by Global Manufacturers

February 2, 2016

MUNICH, – Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today introduced a series of drivetrain system enhancements for 20- to 25-tonne (22- to 28-ton) global wheel loaders that enable vehicle designers to specify components based on regional needs, market preferences, and particular end-user operational profiles. These upgrades include a flexible platform of Spicer® transmissions rated from 150... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

TM4 Announces Partnership with PSA Peugeot Citroën, Exagon Motors and the Gouvernement du Québec for the Development of a New Drivetrain

January 26, 2016

BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec - TM4 is proud to announce its participation in the new joint venture between PSA Peugeot Citroën, Exagon Motors, Hydro-Québec and the Gouvernement du Québec.  TM4 will act as the developer of the electric powertrain in the pre-development phase of the project. During this process, TM4 will develop a new, highly efficient and high performance drivetrain. This... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Non-Industrial Products, Transportation Industry Products

Mobility for Tomorrow: Schaeffler at the North American International Auto Show 2016

January 13, 2016

Systems expertise down to the last detail DETROIT - The future of the automobile will be determined by increases in efficiency and progressive electrification of the drivetrain, as well as changing patterns of mobility and continuous digitalization. This paradigm shift in automotive engineering is increasing both the complexity and demands of a holistic, systemic way of thinking. As an... Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Paints & Coatings, Services

CRP Automotive Earns Three Major Awards at 2015 AAPEX and SEMA Shows

December 10, 2015

– Cited by AIA and SEMA for Best Marketing and Best Products – Cranbury, NJ – CRP Automotive earned three awards during the 2015 Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week in Las Vegas, NV, November 2nd-5th from the Auto International Association (AIA) and Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA). CRP received two awards from AIA for Import Product and Marketing and one SEMA... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Delivers Advanced Technologies for New GM 8-Speed Transmission

September 25, 2015

BorgWarner's Hydraulic Accumulator, Eco-Launch™ Solenoid Valve and Multi-Segment Wet Friction Plates Contribute to Improved Shift Feel and Fuel Economy AUBURN HILLS, Mich., – BorgWarner supplies Eco-Launch™ stop/start accumulator technology and multi-segment wet friction plates for the new 8-speed rear-wheel drive automatic transmission (8L45) from General Motors. To enable the... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Supplies 2-Speed All-Wheel Drive Transfer Cases for Foton Motor's Sauvana SUV

August 14, 2015

Built in Beijing, BorgWarner's All-wheel Drive Technology Delivers Improved Traction, Stability and Vehicle Dynamics AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - BorgWarner produces 2-speed Torque-On-Demand® transfer cases for the recently launched Foton Motor's Sauvana SUV. BorgWarner's Torque-On-Demand technology automatically redistributes torque from the rear wheels to the front wheels without... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Navistar First to Market with Eaton Procision(TM) Dual-Clutch Transmissions on International Medium-Duty Trucks and IC Bus(TM) School Buses

August 3, 2015

Navistar Provides Expanded Choice for International® DuraStar® Medium-Duty Truck and IC Bus Customers LISLE, Ill. – Navistar today announced that it will be first-to-market with the Eaton Procision™ line of dual-clutch transmissions for its International® DuraStar® medium-duty trucks and IC Bus™ CE series school buses, available in late 2015. Based on Eaton's testing, the new... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Produces Numerous Advanced Technologies for New Great Wall Haval H9 in China

May 7, 2015

BorgWarner Builds Engine Timing Systems and Turbochargers in Ningbo, Receives Award for 2-Speed Torque-On-Demand® Transfer Cases Made in Beijing AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - BorgWarner produces a number of its advanced engine and drivetrain technologies for the new Great Wall Haval H9. The domestically produced sport utility vehicle is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter gasoline engine and... Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Meritor® to Host Webinars Highlighting Proper Application of Downspeeding

May 7, 2015

Company to Showcase 6x4 and 6x2 Fuel-Efficiency Solutions at ACT Expo TROY, Mich. - Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is launching a series of webinars to update fleet and dealer customers on the correct application of downspeeding at the 2015 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo May 4-7 in Dallas. "Downspeeding, one of the integrated fuel-efficiency solutions we'll showcase at ACT, is... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Automatic Transmission increases bus fuel economy.

May 5, 2015

Designed to enable first range lock up, maximize lock up operation, and operate at lower engine speeds in higher ranges to improve fuel economy, B3400 xFE™ fully automatic bus transmission incorporates optimized gear ratios coupled with FuelSense® Max package. Gear ratios promote fuel economy in start-stop dense, low-average speed duty cycles, such as those experienced by transit and city buses, and transmission is also compatible with alternative fuel engines. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Hydrostatic Transmission improves mobility via disconnect option.

April 27, 2015

Designed for hydrostatic-driven, off-highway vehicles, 2-speed Spicer® Model 367 shift-on-fly hydrostatic transmission helps reduce power loss, fuel consumption, and tire wear by offering disconnect option for disengaging one axle. Gear-shifting technology offers slow working speed and fast speed for traveling. Able to be remote mounted or directly flanged to Spicer components drivetrain system includes hydraulic 55–110 cc motor and offers several options. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Planetary Gear Units offer up to 5,450 kNm torque.

April 22, 2015

Available in 10 sizes with torque range from 1,700–5,450 kNm, Planurex 3 Series features compact design that enables space-saving, high transmission ratios to be achieved. Size grading is harmonized to minimize jump in power ratings between different sizes. All sizes can absorb peak loads up to twice their nominal torque. Part of Integrated Drive System, planetary gear units are typically used as roller press and central drives for tube mills in mines and cement plants. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Automatic Transmission is designed for pressure pumping.

April 7, 2015

Carrying 3,200 hp (2,386 kW) rating, 9832 Oil Field Series™ (OFS) model delivers continuous torque and maximum horsepower for pressure pumping in difficult environments. Design and power enable extraction of shale oil and gas deposits at deeper levels, while size and weight address transportation limitations imposed by poor road conditions and mountainous terrain. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Technology Award for Dual Clutch for Trucks

April 6, 2015

The I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission uses technology from the sports car industry to lift the driveability in heavy trucks to a whole new level. It is the first dual-clutch transmission for serial produced heavy vehicles, and the engineers responsible for the solution will receive Volvo's technology award for 2014. Dual clutch technology means that two gears can be engaged simultaneously... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Gear Drive is rated for 1/8 hp at 1,800 rpm.

April 6, 2015

Measuring 1.25 in.³, Miniature RA-300 Gear Drive has 0.250 in. diameter single input shaft, and single or double output shaft mounted in radial ball bearings. Unit is constructed with machined aluminum housing and steel case hardened helical gears in 1:1 and 2:1 ratios. Weighing just 6.1 oz, RA-300 provides output torque of 4.4 lb-in. (1:1 ratio) and 8.8 lb-in. (2:1 ratio). Read More