NEW MANUAL/AUTOMATED TRANSMISSION * USA
* Ohio - Eaton launching new transmission line, Fuller Advantage Series, designed to boost MPG and cut maintenance costs
(Image: Cutaway view of new Eaton Fuller Advantage manual transmission)
Cleveland,OH,USA -Fleet Owner, by David Cullen -Feb. 28, 2013: -- Eaton has announced the launch of its Fuller Advantage Series of heavy-duty 10-sp. transmissions. In September, a manual model will enter production. And in the first quarter of next year, an automated version (which will feature Eaton’s UltraShift Plus technology) will become available as well... According to Eaton, the Advantage transmissions will boast “a wealth of new design features” that will reduce component weight and increase efficiency to provide an improvement in vehicle fuel efficiency as well as lower preventive-maintenance costs...