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Jacobs Announces Launch of an Engine Brake for the Volvo 7.7L Medium Duty Diesel Engine
News: Mar 01, 2013 - BLOOMFIELD, CT – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces that it has launched an Engine Brake for the new Volvo 7.7L engine.
Jacobs Announces Development of Engine Brake for a Major Turkish Commercial Vehicle Manufacturer
News: Jan 18, 2013 - Jacobs Vehicle Systems announces it has signed its first Development Agreement with one of Turkey’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers.
Jacobs' Suzhou Facility in China Holds Tech Day
News: Nov 01, 2012 - Jacobs' Suzhou Facility in China held a Tech Day for OEM customers October 30th and 31st. The Tech Day provided an opportunity to educate customers and increase the awareness of Jacobs' products in China.
Best Plant Worldwide 2012
News: Oct 05, 2012 - Bloomfield, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading supplier of heavy‐duty engine retarding and valve actuation solutions was named, for the second consecutive year, “Best Plant Worldwide” for 2012 by its parent company.
Jacobs Announces Record Breaking Retarding Power
News: Aug 24, 2012 - Jacobs Vehicle Systems, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces that it has surpassed its previous engine brake retarding performance record.
Jacobs Announces Development for a Major Indian Commercial Vehicle Manufacturer
News: Jun 29, 2012 - Bloomfield, CT - Jacobs Vehicle Systems, the world's leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces it has signed its first Development Agreement with one of India's
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...
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Precision Valve Actuation and control systems from Jacobs bring you an entire suite of solutions to help achieve performance, fuel economy and emissions targets.