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Updated Jake Brake Enhances PACCAR Engine Lineup

Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a worldwide manufacturer of engine retarding and valve actuation systems for the commercial vehicle industry, has upgraded the company’s engine brake on model-year 2021 PACCAR MX-11 heavy-duty diesel engines. The electronically controlled engine brake now includes a new high-flow solenoid valve to facilitate faster, smoother gear shifting, resulting in simplified and smoother vehicle operation, as well as fuel consumption improvements.

Altra Enters Agreement to Divest Jacobs Vehicle Systems Business

BRAINTREE, Mass., -- Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (Nasdaq: AIMC) (“Altra” or the “Company”), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of motion control, power transmission and automation products, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Jacobs Vehicle Systems (JVS) business to Cummins Inc. for $325 million. The business generated approximately $193 million in revenue in 2021.

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IAA Transportation Show

Join us at the IAA TRANSPORTATION show from September 20-25, 2022 in Hanover, Germany.  Visit our booth in Hall 22, Booth C11 to learn more about the latest developments in engine braking technology.  At our booth, you can also discover solutions such as Cylinder Deactivation and Variable Valve Actuation that assist in meeting upcoming emissions regulations.