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Commercial Series V-Twin Engines work on electronic fuel injection method.

May 15, 2017

Electronic Fuel Injection option is enabled on Commercial Series V-Twin Engines 2WD and one 4WD Prestige models. Reducing up to 15% fuel costs compared to carbureted engine, Commercial Series V-Twin Engines offer Free Floating™ mower deck, Quick Hitch™ deck removal system, power steering, tilt wheel and hydraulic attachment lift. Units are equipped with Automatic Controlled Traction™,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Screen Machine Industries Specifies Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Engine for New Rock Crusher

March 8, 2017

Machine to be Unveiled at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – March 6, 2017 – Screen Machine Industries has selected Volvo Penta to supply EPA Tier 4 Final engines for its new 4043TR-series rock crushers. The new machine, powered by a Volvo Penta 360 hp TAD1171VE engine, will make its debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas March 7-10 – Booth C32313.

Volvo Penta’s... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

KOHLER Engines to be Showcased in Industry-Leading Applications at ConExpo

March 4, 2017

Major equipment brands continue turning to company's advanced engines to power latest models

KOHLER, Wis., March 3, 2017 - KOHLER's renowned durability, reliability, and fuel efficiency continues to be a leading choice for construction pros worldwide. A diverse array of equipment powered by KOHLER® engines will be showcased at ConExpo 2017. New equipment from leading... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Southwest Products Selects Volvo Penta to Power Its New QP 100 Mobile Generators

February 25, 2017

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Feb. 23, 2017 – When designing its new QP 100 generator, Southwest Products evaluated a range of different engine options before specifying Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final industrial diesel engines.

New for 2017, Southwest Products’ new QP-series 100kVA gensets are being powered by Volvo Penta five-liter TAD571VE engines. The QP 100 generators also feature an... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

DARPA Steps Up Development Support for LiquidPiston's High-Efficiency X4 Rotary Engine Prototype with $2.5M Award

December 14, 2016

Powerful, Much Lighter Engine Offers Edge To U.S. Military

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., Dec. 13, 2016 - The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded LiquidPiston Inc. $2.5 million to continue development of a new, patented, high-efficiency, lighter-weight rotary engine. LiquidPiston, a developer of advanced combustion engine technology, received the award for the first... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

ISB6.7 G MidRange Natural Gas Engine Now in Full Production

December 12, 2016

Low Emission Engine Expands to Shuttle Bus, Medium-Duty Truck, and Vocational Segments

VANCOUVER, Dec. 8, 2016 - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced the ISB6.7 G, a 6.7 litre midrange, factory built natural gas engine is now fully available as a production engine for shuttle bus, medium duty truck, and vocational applications in North America. As previously announced, the engine... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines Transform Aviation with VivaAerobus

November 16, 2016

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 14, 2016 - Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan Engine™ has entered into service with VivaAerobus on the operator's A320neo. The aircraft made its first passenger flight on Oct. 18 from Monterrey to Guadalajara, Mexico. This milestone comes days after the last leg of the aircraft's ferry flight became the longest A320neo flight to date. The... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Air China Selects V2500® Engines for 18 Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft

November 9, 2016

AIR SHOW CHINA, Nov. 2, 2016 - Air China has selected the V2500 engine to power 18 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. 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 Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX); Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH; Japanese Aero... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Shenzhen Airlines Selects V2500® Engines for 13 Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft

November 9, 2016

AIR SHOW CHINA, Nov. 2, 2016 - Shenzhen Airlines has selected the V2500 engine to power 13 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. 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 Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX); Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH; Japanese... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Transforming Aviation, Selected by Qingdao Airlines for A320neo Aircraft

November 8, 2016

AIR SHOW CHINA, Nov. 1, 2016 - Qingdao Airlines has selected the technologically advanced Pratt & Whitney PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine to power its order of 18 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

"Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine creates the cleaner, greener and quieter flight experience we are... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Cummins Westport Begins Production of ISL G Near Zero Natural Gas Engine

October 21, 2016

North America's First Commercially Available Near Zero NOx MidRange Engine TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2016 - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced that orders are being processed and production of the ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOx natural gas engine has commenced. The ISL G NZ is the first MidRange engine in North America to receive emission certification from both U.S. Environmental Protection... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Revolutionary Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Joins Spirit Airlines Fleet

October 21, 2016

Transforming aviation with significant fuel and noise reductions EAST HARTFORD, Conn., -- Pratt Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine has entered passenger service with Spirit Airlines, which is the first U.S. carrier to fly the Airbus A320neo. The aircraft made its first passenger service flight from Detroit to Los Angeles on Sunday, Oct. 16. Pratt & Whitney is a division of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Advanced Turbine Engine Company Selected to Demonstrate Innovative Capability for Future Vertical Lift Helicopters

October 6, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a contract to the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) – a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt Whitney – for the development and demonstration of advanced engine capabilities that could be applicable to a new fleet of future vertical lift combat helicopters. The contract, part of the Army's Alternate Concept Engine (ACE)... Read More

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 several... 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 an... 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

Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission

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