Transmissions

Transmissions

Fallbrook Technologies Inc. and Hydro-Gear Sign Manufacturing License Agreement

Building a new infinitely-variable application of Fallbrook's NuVinci® technology for use in lawn and garden equipment (San Diego, Calif., August 31, 2009) - Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a pioneering technology company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for engine- and human-powered devices, announced today that it has signed a manufacturing...

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Power Plants

Clean Power from Africa

Siemens supports the Desertec initiative with environmentally friendly technology Erlangen, Germany, July 13, 2009 - Along with other industrial companies, Siemens Energy is participating in the Desertec initiative to provide sustainable power to Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. A corresponding Memorandum of Understanding was signed today in Munich. Environmentally friendly power...

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Circuit Breakers

ABB Wins $140 Million Power Orders in Mexico

Substations to expand power capacity and improve reliability Zurich, Switzerland, May 26, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $140 million from the Mexican national power utility for substations and SVC (Static Var Compensator) solutions to help expand power capacity, extend the transmission and distribution network, and improve grid reliability. The...

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Transmissions

WABCO Introduces OptiDrive, a Breakthrough Transmission Automation System; New Modular Concept Benefits Vehicle and Transmission Makers

BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 1/--WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today introduced OptiDrive(TM) as the brand name for the company's new modular automated manual transmission system, continuing the company's 20-year track record of technology leadership in transmission automation. As previously disclosed, this new...

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BorgWarner to Supply DualTronic® Transmission Control System for Fiat Powertrain Technologies' First Dry Dual-Clutch Transmission
Miscellaneous Controls

BorgWarner to Supply DualTronic® Transmission Control System for Fiat Powertrain Technologies' First Dry Dual-Clutch Transmission

BorgWarner DualTronic® Transmission Control Technology Expanded to First Application in Dry Dual-Clutch System AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 24 -- BorgWarner will supply its award-winning DualTronic transmission control system for Fiat Powertrain Technologies' (FPT) first dry dual-clutch transmission. The transmission is one of three variants of the C635 family of six-speed gearboxes with a...

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Compensators

ABB Helps Keep Power Flowing in Southern Alberta

Calgary, Alberta, Canada, March 19, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, announced today that it has been awarded an important contract in Langdon near Calgary by AltaLink, L.P., Alberta's largest electrical transmission provider. The contract calls for ABB to initially replace certain components at risk of failure within AltaLink's current Static Var Compensator...

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Electrical Transmitters

ABB Wins Power Orders to Help Improve Energy Efficiency for Steel Plants in the Persian Gulf Region

SVC Light® FACTS systems to help stabilize metallurgical processes and maintain power quality Zurich, Switzerland, March 3, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received orders of around $16 million to install flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS) for two steel plants in the Persian Gulf Region. The installations in Kuwait and UAE and are expected to be...

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Miscellaneous Controls

Dual-Clutch Technology Voted Transmission of the Future at CTI Symposium

BorgWarner Expects Its Pioneering DualTronic® Technology to Capture 80% of Dual-Clutch Transmission Market AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 11 / -- During the seventh International Car Training Institute (CTI) Symposium for Innovative Automotive Transmissions in Berlin, over 40% of participants responding to an on-site survey predicted dual-clutch technology will be the leading transmission by...

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Transmissions

Hybrid Drive is suited for stop-and-start Class 8 vehicles.

Hydro-mechanical series reduces fuel consumption, emissions, and brake wear while increasing productivity in vehicles used in high start-and-stop applications, such as refuse trucks. It replaces conventional transmission with one that marries variable features of hydrostatic drive, suited for urban routes, with performance of mechanical drive, suited for highway speeds. Also, accumulated energy...

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Hydraulic Motors

Poclain Hydraulics AddiDrive(TM) Assist

Overview: an additional hydrostatic transmission offering trucks and convoys better mobility in difficult driving conditions such as: mud, snow, sand, etc. This hydraulic aid, installed on the front or rear axles is an ecological alternative to full-time all-wheel drive, engaging on-demand only when needed for higher torque and improved traction control. Providing dramatically reduced weight and...

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