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Jacobs Executive Announces Retirement
News: Dec 17, 2013 - Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces Bob Perkins retirement after nearly 29 years of service.
Jacobs Vehicle Systems to Present at SIMCOMVEC 2013
News: Dec 02, 2013 - BLOOMFIELD, CT – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has been selected to present at the 2013 SIMCOMVEC in Chennai, India.
Jacobs Launches JVS Engineering
News: Aug 22, 2013 - Jacobs launches JVS Engineering to take on critical engineering challenges not necessarily related to engine braking.
5 Million Engine Brakes and Going Strong
News: Aug 15, 2013 - Jacobs celebrates 5 millionth engine brake
Jacobs Vehicle Systems Named as New Supplier for Kenworth Mexicana
News: Aug 07, 2013 - Jacobs Vehicle Systems announces that they will be the new exhaust brake supplier for all Kenworth Mexicana's markets.
Jacobs Vehicle Systems Appoints New President
News: Jul 17, 2013 - Jacobs Vehicle Systems announces that Mr. Sergio Sgarbi will be appointed President effective July 22, 2013 after completing his three month immersion process.
Although the Jacobs Engine Brake has been on the market since 1961, the need for it was terrifyingly demonstrated to its inventor Clessie L. Cummins, some thirty years earlier. In August of 1931, himself, Ford Moyer, and Dave Evans driving a Cummins diesel powered Indiana truck from New York to Los Angeles...
Variable Valve Actuation
Precision Valve Actuation and control systems from Jacobs bring you an entire suite of solutions to help achieve performance, fuel economy and emissions targets.