#Eaton #Cummins JV unveils 12-speed automated transmission #Endurant
Eaton Cummins JV unveils 12-speed automated transmission 25 September 2017 Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has introduced the new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission—the lightest, most efficient 1,850 lb-ft (2,508 N·m) capable heavy-duty transmission. Designed for linehaul applications, Endurant weighs up to 105 pounds less than competitive automated manual transmissions (AMTs). Endurant is the first automated heavy-duty transmission to be introduced as part of the newly formed joint venture between Eaton and Cummins. (Earlier post .) The announcement was made at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show. It is important to note that Endurant is not an automated variant that has been adapted from a manual transmission. Endurant was designed, engineered and created from a clean sheet to be an automated transmission, not simply an update to ...