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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

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

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

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...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...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...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...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

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 Qubec 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 Citron, Exagon Motors, Hydro-Qubec and the Gouvernement du Qubec. 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 system will...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

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