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Mechanical Power Transmission

Capacity Trucks Selects Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Solution for Terminal Tractor Line

September 19, 2016

Capacity Trucks Selects Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Solution for Terminal Tractor Line CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Capacity Trucks has chosen Volvo Penta to be a supplier of EPA Tier 4 Final engines for its line of Sabre terminal tractors. A Volvo Penta 173 hp engine was recently installed into a Capacity truck that made its debut at the Capacity Dealer Meeting in early June and will be deployed at... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Military Aircraft - Airbus Defence and Space and Pratt & Whitney Canada mark Delivery of 400th PW127G Engine

September 12, 2016

PW127G engine powers market-leading C295W aircraft offered for FWSAR MONTREAL - Pratt and Whitney Canada (PWC) has delivered the 400th PW127G turboprop engine for the C295W aircraft produced by Airbus Defence and Space. The engine is assembled at (P&WC's) Longueuil, Quebec facility and is the exclusive powerplant for the market-leading Airbus C295W maritime patrol and medium transport... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets

August 25, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt Whitney, has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army's fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. The two-year contract, part of the Army's Improved Turbine Engine (ITE) program, will support the design of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Pratt & Whitney Signs Deal for Up to 64 Engines; Split Order Between PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) and V2500® Engines

July 18, 2016

FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW - Pratt Whitney today signed a deal for PW1100G-JM and V2500 engines to power up to 32 A320 family aircraft with an undisclosed leasing company. The PW1100G-JM engine is offered by Pratt & Whitney. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) Jet Engine Featured at Sustainable Brands 2016

June 10, 2016

Sustainability Leaders to Learn of Breakthrough Improvements in Fuel Efficiency, Regulated Emissions and Noise Footprint SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2016 - United Technologies Corp., well known for creating smart, sustainable technologies for the building and aerospace industries, is showcasing Pratt Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan engine to attendees at this year's Sustainable Brands... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Volvo Penta Supplies Tier 4 Final Engines for Wiggins Lift Company

May 23, 2016

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.)  Wiggins Lift Company, Inc. has chosen Volvo Penta as the preferred OEM supplier of EPA Tier 4 Final diesel engines for its line of industrial material handling machines. The California-based company deployed its first fork lift with a Volvo Penta six-cylinder TAD870 engine for stevedoring operations at Port Hueneme, Calif. Recently, the company delivered new marina... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software

John Deere Ensures Engine Reliability with Global NVH Tools

May 5, 2016

Machinery manufacturer John Deere has improved the design processes of its engines with PULSE Reflex analysis software. The company’s engines are used for many different applications, such as harvesting forests, digging foundations or propelling ships. As each application places unique stresses on the engine-mounted components, the Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) team must anticipate... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

DARPA Selects Aurora to Build VTOL X-Plane Technology Demonstrator

March 8, 2016

Aurora's Revolutionary Aircraft Design Includes the First-Ever Distributed Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System MANASSAS, Va. - Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded the company the prime contract for Phase 2 of the Agency's Vertical Takeoff and Landing Experimental Plane (VTOL X-Plane) program. Experience the... 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

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Snowmobile Platform/Engine delivers precise handling.

February 25, 2016

Designed for Ski-Doo Summit, MXZ, and Renegade models, REV Gen 4 platform provides snowmobilers with agility in deep snow and precision on trails. Beveled tunnel, Ergo-Step side panels, open toe holds, and forward-adjustable riser allow riders to customize riding position. Based on E-TEC direct-injection technology, Rotax 850 E-TEC 2-stroke engine delivers 165 hp. More than 90 accessories will be available, ranging from windshields to GPS systems. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

BRP's Evinrude Extends Partnership of National Walleye Tour

February 5, 2016

Leading Outboard Manufacturer Continues To Offer A Robust Contingency Program At All Events Sturtevant, Wis. – BRP announced today its continued support of the Cabela's National Walleye Tour (NWT) as the official outboard engine sponsor for the 2016 season. The renewal was finalized as the NWT prepares for the upcoming season, scheduled to kick-off April 20 in Sandusky, Ohio. ... 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

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

PSI Engines Featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology(TM) Recognized as Plant Engineering Product of the Year Finalist

January 21, 2016

Technology Allows Users to Increase ROI by Balancing Power and Fuel Economy GREENVILLE, N.C. – Hyster Company announces that its PSI engines featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology™ have been recognized by Plant Engineering as a Product of the Year finalist in the material handling systems category. The competition celebrates innovation and identifies new product designs that help... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Hyster Receives Product of the Year Award for PSI Engines Featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology(TM)

December 21, 2015

GREENVILLE, N.C.  - Hyster Company announces it has received a 2015 Product of the Year Award from Energy Manager Today in the materials handling category. The award was earned for the company’s PSI industrial lift truck engines featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology™. Award recipients were determined based on an appointed panel of expert judges working in the energy management field... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

BRP Continues its Evinrude Dealer Network Expansion

December 14, 2015

Marine Engine Manufacturer Adds 19 New Dealers in Third Quarter of FY16 Sturtevant, Wis. – BRP (TSX:DOO) has added 19 new Evinrude dealers and four boat builders in its North American network in the third quarter of fiscal year 2016. The performance and breakthrough design of the award-winning Evinrude E-TEC G2 engine, as well as the entire Evinrude product line, continues to draw support... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

BRP Signs with Sea Pro Boats

November 30, 2015

STURTEVANT, Wis. – BRP's (TSX:DOO) Evinrude E-TEC engines will now be rigged on Sea Pro Boats' seven new models launched in the mid-tier center console saltwater fishing boat market for 2016. With this agreement, the builder will offer the next generation of Sea Pro owners the opportunity to experience the unrivaled performance and bold, breakthrough design of the Evinrude E-TEC G2... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Southland, a CERTIFIED Isuzu Dealer, Now offers Isuzu Engines, Parts, and Service for Tier 4

October 29, 2015

With the advent of the EPA Tier 4 requirement Isuzu Engines has taken the lead and Southland Equipment Service, Inc., a certified Isuzu Dealership, has invested in the tooling and training to insure customers receive quality support. If you have an ISUZU Engine we are certified to fix it! - Quality Replacement Parts - New or Remanufactured Engines - Responsive Service Support This... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

ISL G Near Zero Natural Gas Engine Certified to Near Zero Emissions

October 12, 2015

First MidRange engine in North America to reduce NOx emissions by 90% from EPA 2010 VANCOUVER - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced the new ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine is the first MidRange engine in North America to receive emission certifications from both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Air Resources Board (ARB) in California that meet the 0.02... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) Engine Cited as an Aviation Climate Solution

October 6, 2015

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., – Pratt Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine was cited as an Aviation Climate Solution by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) at the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva, Switzerland. Pratt Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. The GTF's engine technology reduces commercial aircraft fuel burn and carbon dioxide... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Mastry Delivers Complete Engine Package for Street Sweeper

September 8, 2015

When Schwarze Industries, a leader in its field, was ready to switch to Tier 4 engines for its A4 Storm regenerative air street sweeper, it did its research. After many discussions, the company's decision was easy, choosing Yanmar engines supplied by Mastry Engine Center. "Every salesman we went to told us we'd have to redesign our truck to fit their engine," said Brian Giles,... Read More