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 Turkey’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers.

As Jacobs continues to focus on expanding its global footprint, the signing of this development agreement represents progress in Jacobs’ strategic initiative to expand its technology into emerging markets.

“As our first development customer in Eastern Europe, this expansion is part of Jacobs’ growth strategy into emerging markets and confirms a strong collaboration between both companies to ensure a successful product launch,” said Bob Perkins, Vice President Marketing & Business Development.